Vice President for Graduate Medical Education
Partners HealthCare System
55 Fruit Street - BUL-230A
Boston, MA 02114
Debra F. Weinstein, MD, is vice president for graduate medical education at the Partners Healthcare System. In this role she is responsible for overseeing more than 200 graduate medical education (GME) programs with 2,000 residents and fellows. Dr. Weinstein is a graduate of Wellesley College, where she majored in music. After receiving her MD degree from Harvard Medical School, she completed clinical training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where she served as chief resident and later as associate chief/program director in internal medicine. She is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and maintains a limited practice in gastroenterology.
Dr. Weinstein serves on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and chairs the Journal Oversight Committee for the ACGME's recently launched Journal of Graduate Medical Education. She is also on the Board of the MGH Institute for Health Professions, an independent graduate school affiliated with the MGH. Dr. Weinstein is chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society's Committee on Publications, and is a past chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Resident Affairs. She has led or served on several national task forces and committees related to graduate medical education, including the Institute of Medicine's Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Weinstein was a 2006-2007 Fellow of the American Council on Education and is a recipient of the ACGME's "Parker Palmer Courage to Lead Award."