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Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H.

Title(s):
Department Chair
Chair and Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

Department(s):
The Dartmouth Institute
Medicine
Community and Family Medicine

Education:
Harvard Medical School, MD 1981
Harvard University, BA 1974
University of Washington, MPH 1985

Programs:
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Center for Population Health
HB 7251
35 Centerra Parkway, Suite 100
Lebanon NH 03766

Office: 35 Centerra Parkway
Phone: 603-653-0802
Fax: 603-653-0822
Email: Elliott.S.Fisher@Dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Abigail Underhill
Asst. Phone: 603-653-0802
Asst. Email: abigail.m.underhill@dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

Dr. Fisher's research focuses on the causes, consequences and implications of variations in health system performance. His current work focuses on advancing the use of patient-reported measures as tools for improvement and accountability, and the development, pilot testing and evaluation of new models of health care delivery and payment.

Grant Information:

National Institute of Aging Program Project Grant (1P01 AG19783-01). Causes and Consequences of Intensity, PI Project 3

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Small Area Analysis and Health Care Reform (Co-PI)


Selected Publications:

 

  • Silverman EM, Skinner JS, Fisher ES. The association between for profit hospital ownership and Medicare spending. NEJM 1999; 341:420-6. (view details on MedLine)

  • Fisher ES, Welch HG. Avoiding the unintended consequences of growth in medical care: how might more be worse? JAMA 1999; 281:446-53. (view details on MedLine)

  • Fisher ES, Wennberg JE, Stukel TA, Skinner JS, Sharp SM, Freeman JL and Gittelsohn AM. (2000) Health Serv Res 34(6): 1351-62. (view details on MedLine)