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Elizabeth S. Temin, MD, MPH

  • Director, Prehospital Care-EMS Program




Elizabeth Sara Temin, M.D., M.P.H is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also an instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Prehospital Care
  • Emergency medical service (EMS)
  • Inter-facility Transport
Medical Education
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • MPH, Boston University
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric


Dr. Elizabeth S. Temin is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. She received her M.D from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Temin completed her residency in emergency medicine at Boston City Hospital, followed by an EMS fellowship at Boston Emergency Medical Services and Boston Medical Center. She is also an instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Elizabeth Temin is the Director of Prehospital Care for MGH. She is a member of regional and state Emergency Medical Services (EMS) committees, where she has written the nation's first statewide inter-facility transport guideline, and the Conference of Boston Teaching Hospital's EMS Committee. She directs the EMS rotation for the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency. She is also the Medical Director for the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital ALS Ambulance Service. Dr. Temin created and directs the Physician Assistant (PA) program for the MGH ED. She works as a member of the MGH ED quality and safety committee and the joint ED and cardiology ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) committee.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Temin performs ongoing research, including work on prehospital airway and inter-facility transport.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-5313
Fax: 617-724-0917

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