Dr. Michael F. Bierer reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Bierer practices internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He is trained in addictions, behavior change, and motivational interviewing.
Education and Training
MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, 1985
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1985–1986
Junior Resident: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1986–1987
Senior Resident: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1987–1988
Kellogg Fellow: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1988–1989
Clinical and Research Fellow: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1988–1989
Clinical Fellowship in Addiction Medicine: Boston VA Health System at the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2001–2002
American Board of Internal Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Instructor in Medicine, 1990–present
Assistant Professor in Medicine, 2003–2006
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