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Lucy Marcil    

Co-Founder of StreetCred & Provider of Economic Mobility Services; Pediatrician & Fellow at Boston Medical Center

Lucy Marcil is a primary care pediatrician and Fellow at Boston Medical Center and an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine. She also creates solutions to buffer kids from the adversity they face growing up in poverty. Marcil co-founded StreetCred, which provides economic mobility services (such as tax preparation, child savings accounts, and financial coaching) to low-income families in pediatric clinics. She has also worked on pediatric health-systems innovation and strengthening in Namibia, Bangladesh, and Kenya. Marcil has been recognized with the American Academy of Pediatrics Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Quinn Prize, and has been named a TED Fellow.

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Ideas This Nonprofit Offers Tax Help To Low-Income Parents In ...

When Lucy Marcil began her residency in pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center in 2014, she elected into a track called Urban ...

Kalter: Doctors prescribe free tax help to patients | Boston Herald

DOUBLE DUTY: Dr. Lucy Marcil, above, and Dr. Michael Hole, not pictured, founded the StreetCred program, which helps people do taxes while waiting to see ...

These Are The 2018 TED Fellows, Finding Inspiring Solutions To ...

Lucy Marcil [Photo: courtesy TED] Lucy Marcil, a pediatrician at Boston Medical Center, set up the nonprofit StreetCred to help families file taxes and get the ...

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