Jesse Menachem Ehrenfeld (born 24 April 1978) is an American physician. Ehrenfeld is the Speaker of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and is the youngest officer in the 228 year history of the organization. He is also a former Vice-President of the Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists. A 2008 recipient of the AMA Foundation Leadership Award, Ehrenfeld is a leading researcher in the field of biomedical informatics. Ehrenfeld’s research interests include bioinformatics and the application of information technology to increase patient safety in the operating room environment. Ehrenfeld’s work has led to the presentation of over 100 abstracts at national/international meetings and the publication of many manuscripts in high impact peer-reviewed journals.
Born in Wilmington, DE, Ehrenfeld attended high school at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. A board certified anesthesiologist, he holds a Bachelor of Science from Haverford College, an MD from the University of Chicago, and a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University.
Ehrenfeld's research in the area of continuous quality improvement and intraoperative patient safety is supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. He is co-director of the Fellowship of Biomedical Informatics at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Medical Society.  Ehrenfeld also serves on the publication's committee of the New England Journal of Medicine. His appointments have included Assistant Professorships at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital where he practiced anesthesiology within the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine. He is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is the author of several books, including "Pocket Anesthesia", "Anesthesia: A Cased Based Survival Guide", and "The MGH Textbook of Anesthetic Equipment" and has published extensively in the medical literature.
- AMA Foundation Leadership Award
- Partners in Excellence Award
- Special Tribute and Commendation from the State of Delaware, House of Representatives
- Harvard Medical School Teaching Award
- Commendation for Excellence in Service from the United States Navy
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- Jesse Ehrenfeld's Website
- Articles on Pubmed
- Published Books
- AMA Foundation Leadership Award
- New England Journal of Medicine Masthead