Stacy M Higgins, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Office: GMH/FOB 407

Phone: 404-778-1622

Fax: 404-778-1602

Email: smhiggi@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. 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.

Clinical

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

Teaching

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.

Service

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

Publications

Higgins, S. Hematuria. The Internal Medicine Ambulatory Casebook. Doyle, JP, Martin LJ (eds.): Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2002.

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