Stacy M Higgins, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Office: GMH/FOB 407
BiographyDr. Higgins graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in psychology in 1989 and then attended Cornell University Medical College, graduating in 1995. She did her Internal Medicine residency followed by a year of Chief Residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. In 1999, Dr. Higgins joinedthe Emory faculty. In 2001, she was named Co-director of the Primary Care Residency, and in July 2006, she became program director.
General Medicine Ward/Consult Service Attending, Grady Memorial Hospital
Primary Care Center Attending, Grady Memorial Hospital
International Medical Clinic Attending, Grady Memorial Hospital
Women’s Health Clinic Attending, Grady Memorial Hospital
Obstetric Cardio-pulmonary Clinic Attending, Grady Memorial Hospital
Coordinator, Resident Women’s Health Elective
Lead Physician, Grady Medical Clinics
Dr. Higgins' area of interest is women's health, specifically, management of the menopause, use of hormone replacement therapy, cervical cancer screening, and medical complications of pregnancy. Within the Internal Medicine residency, she has established a women's health curriculum, women's health elective, and women's health fellowship.
Residency Clinical Competence Committee, Department of Medicine, EUSOM
Core Competency Improvement Committee, Department of Medicine, EUSOM
Executive Education Committee, Department of Medicine, EUSOM
Preceptor, Emory Revisited Program, 2000-2011, EUSOM
Being a Doctor Planning and Implementation Subcommittees, EUSOM
Coordinator, Resident Women’s Health Elective, EUSOM
Coordinator, 4th year medical student Primary Care Elective, EUSOM
Society of General Internal Medicine Education Committee
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Program Planning Committee
American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter, Program Planning Committee
American College of Physicians, Volunteerism Committee
Higgins, S. Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The Internal Medicine Ambulatory Casebook. Doyle, JP, Martin LJ (eds.): Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2002.
Stubblefield, P, Higgins, S. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. The Office Practice of Medicine. Branch, W (ed): WB Saunders, 2003.
Watkins, C, Bernstein L, Higgins, S. Medical Problems of Pregnancy. The Office Practice of Medicine. Branch, W (ed): WB Saunders, 2003.
Bernstein L, Higgins, S, Kho, A, Umpierrez, G, Watkins, G. Medical Disorders of Pregnancy. Consultative Hospital Medicine. Williams, M (ed): pending publication
Bussey- Jones, J, Bernstein, L, Higgins, S, et al. Repaving the Road to Academic Success: An Alternative Approach to Mentoring. Academic Medicine July 2006
Fedovskiy, K., Higgins, S., Paranjape, A. Mental Health Problems in Immigrant Latinas: Does a History of Intimate Partner Violence Make a Difference? Submitted