Steven L. Barnett, M.D.

Steven L. Barnett, M.D.

Contact Information

Family Medicine Research Programs
1381 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620

Fax: (585) 473-2245
Administrative: (585) 506-9484 x105

Research Bio

Steve Barnett, MD, was born in Brooklyn, grew up in New Jersey, went to college in Philadelphia, attended medical school in New Jersey and his residency in Wisconsin. He came to Rochester for the family systems medicine fellowship and stayed in the area doing research, locum tenens family medicine and rural emergency department work.



He joined the faculty in 2002 in the research division. His research, teaching and clinical interests include healthcare across languages and cultures, healthcare system access for people who are deaf, and physician-patient communication. He is medical director of Strong Connections, the University of Rochester Medical Center's Telehealth Sign Language Interpreter Program. Dr. Barnett is also the Associate Director of the CDC-funded Rochester Prevention Research Center: National Center for Deaf Health Research

Awards & Honors (Local)

Outstanding Poster Award: Overall Impact | CDC Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) Meeting | St Louis, MO 2012
Excellence Award (for Mentoring and Support of Medical Students) | Department of Family Medicine | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2010
Winner | Poster Contest Commemorating the National Health Interview Survey's 50th anniversary | CDC National Center for Health Statistics | Hyattsville, MD 2007
Frank W. Lovejoy M.D. Preceptorship in Family Medicine | Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2004
Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award | Family Medicine Residency, Department of Family Medicine | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2003
Best Seminar, STFM Northeast Region Meeting | Society of Teachers of Family Medicine | Philadelphia, PA 2000

Recent Journal Articles

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2013 Feb
McKee MM, Smith S, Barnett S, Pearson TA. "Commentary: What are the benefits of training deaf and hard-of-hearing doctors?" Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2013 Feb; 88(2):158-61.
2011 Oct
Pandhi N, Schumacher JR, Barnett S, Smith MA. "Hearing loss and older adults' perceptions of access to care." Journal of community health.. 2011 Oct; 36(5):748-55.
2011 Jul
McKee MM, Barnett SL, Block RC, Pearson TA. "Impact of communication on preventive services among deaf American Sign Language users." American journal of preventive medicine.. 2011 Jul; 41(1):75-9.
2011 Apr 11
Mathews JL, Parkhill AL, Schlehofer DA, Starr MJ, Barnett S. "Role-reversal exercise with Deaf Strong Hospital to teach communication competency and cultural awareness." American journal of pharmaceutical education. 2011 Apr 11; 75(3):53.
2011 Mar
Barnett S, McKee M, Smith SR, Pearson TA. "Deaf sign language users, health inequities, and public health: opportunity for social justice." Preventing chronic disease. 2011 Mar; 8(2):A45. Epub 2011 Feb 15.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Family Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Specialties

Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | New Jersey Medical School1990
BA | Biology | University of Pennsylvania1986

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Highland Hospital of Rochester07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Family Medicine at St Marys Hospital Medical Center07/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Family Medicine at St Marys Hospital Medical Center07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991