Dr. Stephanie Eisenstat is a practicing internist and medical educator in the Department of Medicine, General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Scholar in the Academy at Harvard Medical School.
Based in Women's Health Associates (WHA) at MGH, her focus is Women's Health, with a specialty in diabetes in women, medical problems of pregnancy, and injury prevention. She has contributed to the field through development of service programs, publication, educating medical clinicians, patient education and program evaluation. She is responsible for diabetes initiatives in WHA, and directs the Shared Medical Care program at MGH, integrating a group approach into the delivery of medical care. She has also developed multiple courses for all levels of physician training and practicing clinicians. In addition to a broad range of teaching responsibilities, she directs the HMS course, Diabetes State of the Art: Bench to Bedside to Self Care. An Integrative Approach to Diabetes Disease State Management, an ambulatory sub internship for 4th year medical students.
She is author of numerous books in Women's Health, for both patients and medical clinicians including The Primary Care of Women, The Harvard Guide to Women's Health, and Every Woman's Guide to Diabetes.
Carlson K, Eisenstat S, eds. Primary Care of Women. St Louis: Mosby, June 1995 (Ed 2 2005)
Carlson K, Eisenstat S, Ziporyn T. The New Harvard Guide to Women's Health. 2nd Edition Cambridge: Harvard Univ Press, Jan 2004.
Eisenstat S, Nathan D and Barlow E. Every Woman's Guide to Diabetes. What You Need to Know to Lower Your Risk and Beat the Odds. Cambridge: Harvard Univ Press, Jan 2007.
Carlson K, Eisenstat S, Ulmann K. Supporting Behavioral Change Through Diabetes Specific Group Visits. Workshop. SGIM Annual Meeting April 2008, Translating Research into Practice: Enhancing Education, Patient Care and Community Health.
Three innovative teams were honored with this year’s Nathaniel Bowditch Prize, which recognized their significant contributions to enhance the delivery of quality patient care while also reducing the cost of that care.