Bernard Osher Distinguished Associate Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dr. Eisenberg is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his fellowship training in general internal medicine and primary care and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. In 1979, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences Dr. Eisenberg served as the first US medical exchange student to the People?s Republic of China. In 1993, he was the medical advisor to the PBS Series, ?Healing and the Mind? with Bill Moyers. More recently, Dr. Eisenberg served as an advisor to the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federation of State Medical Boards with regard to complementary, alternative and integrative medicine research, education and policy. From 2003-2005 Dr. Eisenberg served on a National Academy of Sciences Committee responsible for the Institute of Medicine Report entitled, ?The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by the American Public.? Dr. Eisenberg has authored numerous scientific articles involving complementary and integrative medical therapies.