Tara F. Bishop, M.D.

General Internal Medicine

Tara F. Bishop, M.D.

I am an internist and health services researcher at Weill Cornell Medical College.  I care for adult patients at Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates.  My research aims to improve the way we deliver medical services in the U.S.  I also serve as the Director of Quality Improvement Operations for the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Tara F. Bishop, MD is an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the Division of Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is also an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Bishop earned her BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her MD degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. She was an intern and resident in the Department of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City where she received the Richard Gorlin Award for Resident Humanitarianism. She completed a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in June, 2010.

Dr. Bishop sees patients at Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates. She also serves as the Director of Quality Improvement Operations for the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Bishop's research focuses on factors that influence physician practice with particular emphasis on delivery system organization, incentives, and malpractice fears. She is currently the principal investigator on an evaluation of the New York City Department of Health's Primary Care Information Project and a recipient of a career development award (K23) from the National Institute of Aging. She has published studies on medical errors, overuse, and the physician workforce. Her work has been cited by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and others.

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