Steven L. Bernstein MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine; Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student Research

DAHRSCancer Center, Yale: Cancer Prevention and ControlRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program | Emergency Medicine: SBIRT for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems; SBIRT for Tobacco Dependence

Research Interests

Smoking cessation; Healthcare access; Information technology; Disparities more...


  • AB, Princeton University, 1981
  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, 1985

Selected Publications

  • Bernstein SL, Yu S, Dziura J, Post L, Rigotti N. Undertreatment of tobacco use relative to other chronic conditions. Am J Public Health Published online ahead of print June 13, 2013: e1–e7. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.301112
  • Bernstein SL, D’Onofrio G. Substance Use and Behavioral Health in US Emergency Departments: Transforming the Model of Emergency Care. Health Affairs 2013; 32:2122-2128.
  • Shuter J, Bernstein SL, Moadel A. Cigarette Smoking Behaviors in Persons Living with HIV/AIDS. Am J Health Behavior 2012;36:75-85.



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