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Stephen J. Lurie, M.D., Ph.D.

Family Medicine, Primary Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-7640

Office: (585) 279-4600

Fax: (585) 279-4605

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

I'm never quite sure what to say about my philosophy of practice. After twenty five years as a primary-care physician, I am still surprised at humbled by the endless variety of ways that people experience life. So while I may not be up to a whole philosophy, I have at least developed some practical standards that guide my daily practice.

- Everyone who comes to me is deserving of unconditional respect and decency, and of my best efforts.

- Anyone can benefit from having an advocate.

- Habits are hard to change, and health-related habits are even harder.
There are often more immediate things to worry about. Meaningful change happens slowly, and may not be apparent from one visit to the next.

- Superstition and wishful thinking can cause a lot of avoidable suffering. There is considerable research evidence for the benefits and harms of many medical interventions - my job is to help people make the best decision for themselves, informed by the best available scientific evidence.

Research

I'm never quite sure what to say about my philosophy of practice. After twenty five years as a primary-care physician, I am still surprised at humbled by the endless variety of ways that people experience life. So while I may not be up to a whole philosophy, I have at least developed some practical standards that guide my daily practice.

- Everyone who comes to me is deserving of unconditional respect and decency, and of my best efforts.

- Anyone can benefit from having an advocate.

- Habits are hard to change, and health-related habits are even harder.
There are often more immediate things to worry about. Meaningful change happens slowly, and may not be apparent from one visit to the next.

- Superstition and wishful thinking can cause a lot of avoidable suffering. There is considerable research evidence for the benefits and harms of many medical interventions - my job is to help people make the best decision for themselves, informed by the best available scientific evidence.reading historical fiction.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1982
MA | U of N Carolina Chapel Hill
Psychology

1979
BS | University of Michigan
Psychology

1984
PhD | U of N Carolina Chapel Hill
Social and Quantitative Psychology

1988
MD | Wake Forest University School Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Internship in at Duke University Hospital

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Family Medicine at Duke University Hospital

Publications

Journal Articles

3/2014
Dozier AM, Martina CA, O'Dell NL, Fogg TT, Lurie SJ, Rubinstein EP, Pearson TA. "Identifying emerging research collaborations and networks: method development." Evaluation & the health professions.. 2014 Mar 0; 37(1):19-32. Epub 2013 Sep 08.

11/11/2013
Lyness JM, Lurie SJ, Ward DS, Mooney CJ, Lambert DR. "Engaging students and faculty: implications of self-determination theory for teachers and leaders in academic medicine." BMC medical education. 2013 Nov 11; 13:151. Epub 2013 Nov 11.

1/2012
Lurie SJ. "History and practice of competency-based assessment." Medical education.. 2012 Jan 0; 46(1):49-57.

Books & Chapters

2007
Book Title: AMA Manual of Style
Author List: Iverson C, Christiansen S, Flanagin A, Fontanarosa PB, Glass RM, Lurie SJ, Meyer HS, Winker MA, Young RK
Published By: Oxford University Press2007 in New York

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