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Debra F. Weinstein, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-5874
Department of Medicine


  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Colorectal Center
Clinical Interests
Screening and Detection of Colon Cancer
Surveillance for colonic polyps
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Debra Weinstein is Vice President for Graduate Medical Education at the Partners Healthcare System.  In this role she is responsible for overseeing more than 200 graduate medical education (GME) programs with approximately 2000 residents and fellows.  Dr. Weinstein is a graduate of Wellesley College, where she majored in Music.  After receiving her M.D. from Harvard Medical School, she completed clinical training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital, was selected as Chief Resident, and later served as Associate Chief and Program Director in Internal Medicine.  She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, maintains a limited practice in gastroenterology, and is involved in teaching and research related to graduate medical education.

Dr. Weinstein is a Director of the MGH Institute for Health Professions, an independent graduate school affiliated with the MGH.  Previously she served on the Board of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and chaired the Massachusetts Medical Society's Committee on Publications as well as the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Resident Affairs.  Dr. Weinstein has led or served on several national task forces related to graduate medical education, including chairing the May 2011 Macy Foundation conference focused on reforming GME.  She is currently a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Governance and Financing of GME, and serves as Deputy Editor of the journal Academic Medicine.  Dr. Weinstein was a 2006-7 American Council on Education Fellow and is a recipient of the ACGMes "Parker Palmer Courage to Lead Award".

ResearchDr. Weinstein conducts research related to graduate medical education.

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-5874
Phone 2: 617-726-5440
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