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Jeffrey M. Rothschild, MD, MPH

Specialty in Internal Medicine

Dr. Rothschild has been a faculty member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He currently practices as a hospitalist at Newton Wellesley Hospital. In 1978, Dr. Rothschild received his MD at the Medical College of Wisconsin and trained in internal medicine followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine. He also received an MPH in 1998 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health. Dr. Rothschild was a health services researcher at Brigham and Women with a focus on patient safety, quality improvement and information technology. More recently he was the Clinical Device Director for Partners Healthcare System integrating biomedical devices and physiologic monitors with the enterprise electronic health record.

Practice names

Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Education and training

Fellowship, Critical Care, UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

BA (Biology), University of Albany

Residency, Internal Medicine, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center


  • New York Magazine, “Top Doctor”, Rheumatology, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
  • New York Times Magazine, “Super Doctor”, 2014-2020
  • US News & World Report: Top Doctors, 2011-20
  • Castle Connolly: Top Doctors in New York, 2011-20
  • Patients’s Choice ™ Award, 2012-20
  • Marquis’ Who is Who in Healthcare, 06/2008-current
  • University of Hawaii Medical School Visiting Professorship, 11/2007
  • Clinical Immunology Society Autoimmunity Spring School Travel Grant, 03/2004
  • American College of Rheumatology Slide Competition Finalist, 10/2002
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) International Medical Scholarship Recipient, 06/1997


  • Critical Care Medicine Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine

Publication Highlights

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Anuj K Dalal, Bailey M Pesterev, Katyuska Eibensteiner, Lisa P Newmark, Lipika Samal, Jeffrey M Rothschild, Linking acknowledgement to action: closing the loop on non-urgent, clinically significant test results in the electronic health record, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Volume 22, Issue 4, July 2015, Pages 905–908

Amy J. Starmer, M.D., M.P.H., Nancy D. Spector, M.D., Jeffrey M. Rothschild, M.D., M.P.H., et al. Changes in Medical Errors after Implementation of a Handoff Program. The New England Journal of Medicine, 2014; 371:1803-1812.

Jeffrey M. Rothschild, MD, MPH, David W. Bates, MD, MS, Calvin Franz PhD, Jane R.Soukup MS, Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH. The costs and savings associated with prevention of adverse events by critical care nursesJournal of Critical Care. Volume 24, Issue 3, September 2009, Pages 471.e1-471.e7.

Rothschild JM, Keohane CA, Rogers S, Gardner R, Lipsitz SR, Salzberg CA, Yu T, Yoon CS, Williams DH, Wien MF, Czeisler CA, Bates DW, Landrigan CP. Complications by attending physicians after nighttime procedures. JAMA. 2009;302(14):1565-1572. [PMID: 19826026]

Thomas T. Moniz, Andrew C. Seger, Carol A. Keohane, Dianel Lew Seger, David W. Bates, Jeffrey M. Rothschild, Addition of electronic prescription transmission to computerized prescriber order entry: Effect on dispensing errors in community pharmacies, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Volume 68, Issue 2, 15 January 2011, Pages 158–163