Dr. Sax received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1987. He fulfilled his residency in Internal Medicine at BWH, while continuing his postdoctoral education with fellowships at Harvard and the Infectious Disease Unit of Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Sax is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.
Apart from his clinical and teaching work, Dr. Sax is also involved in many professional societies, such as the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Infectious Disease Society of America, and the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society. He serves on the editorial board of AIDS Clinical Care, Infectious Diseases Special Edition, UpToDate and Medscape. He is on the core faculty of the International AIDS Society-USA and the New England AIDS Education and Training Center.
Dr. Sax has been a consultant for Abbott Laboratories, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline. He has received research support from Pfizer, Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline. In addition, he receives teaching honoraria from Abbott Laboratories, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co. and Tibotec.