Departments & Organizations
Dr. Bernstein develops screening and treatment interventions for tobacco users in the hospital settings, and programs to train providers in tobacco control.
He is currently studying the efficacy of a brief counseling intervention, nicotine replacement therapy, a telephone quitline service, and an SMS texting program in helping adult smokers in the emergency department quit. Another project is examining the efficacy of an electronic tobacco order set to help hospitalized smokers quit. A third project is using network analysis to model patterns of adherence and abstinence in human health behavior. He is also the director of a new training program in implementation science.
He has additional interests in teaching the principles of public health, population health, and prevention to medical students, residents, and practitioners.
He maintains an active clinical practice in the ED at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Education & Training
|MD||Temple University School of Medicine (1985)|
|AB||Princeton University, Biochemistry/Program in Science in Human Affairs (1981)|
|Visiting Fellow||Yale University School of Medicine|
|Resident||Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York|
|Fellow||State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York|
|Intern||Suny Health Sciences Center Brooklyn, New York|
|Board Certification||AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1988)|
|Board Certification||AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (1993, recertified: 2013)|
Honors & Recognition
Top Consultant Annals of Emergency Medicine (2009)
FellowNew York Academy of Medicine, New York Academy of Medicine (2006)
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2014) Chair, Review Panel
(2013) NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH/National Cancer Institute (2010 - 2012) Special Emphasis Panel
Member, Admissions Committee, Yale School of Medicine, 2014-present