Deborah R Korenstein

Deborah R Korenstein, MD

  • ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Dr. Deborah Korenstein received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MD from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. She completed residency training at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Since 2007 she has been a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, with the current rank of Associate Professor of Medicine. She serves as Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and Director of Education for the Division of General Internal Medicine, and was the founding Director of the Primary Care Residency Program at Mount Sinai. Dr. Korenstein’s teaching and research interests center around evidence-based medicine (EBM) and conflicts of interest in medical education and the medical literature. She is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) EBM Task Force (2009-present), has taught numerous EBM workshops and directs EBM education for the Mt. Sinai medicine residency, including leading journal club and an EBM seminar series. She has lectured widely on conflicts of interest in Medicine and the overuse of resources. In addition to her research and educational work, she is the Co-Editor of the PIER, the ACP’s evidence-based clinical decision-support tool.