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Janet Henrich, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Co-Founder, Faculty Advisor, Yale College Living History Project

Contact Information

Janet Henrich, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8056

    United States

Janet Henrich
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Appointments

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Michigan (1968)
  • BS
    University of Michigan, Zoology (1964)
  • Chief Resident
    St Elizabeth Hospital
  • Resident
    St Elizabeth Hospital
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1973)

Activities

  • Teaching Educators Across the Continuum of Health Care (TECH) 201
    Washington, United States 2019
  • An interdisciplinary approach to integrating women’s health into residency training. Henrich J.B., T.L. Rabin, J. Satchell, M. Dhond, and S. Maya. May 9, 2019.
    Washington, United States 2019
  • An interdisciplinary approach to integrating women’s health into residency training. Henrich J.B., T.L. Rabin, J. Satchell, M. Dhond, and S. Maya.
    Washington, United States 2019
  • An interdisciplinary approach to integrating women’s health into residency training. Henrich J.B., T.L. Rabin, J. Satchell, M. Dhond, and S. Maya.
    Washington, United States 2019
  • Teaching Educators Across the Continuum of Health Care (TECH) 201
    Denver, United States 2018
  • Lean In or Lean Out? Strategies to achieve academic career advancement and work-life balance over a lifetime
    Hollywood, United States 2016
  • Writing for impact: From Idea to Perspective Piece
    Toronto, Canada 2015
  • Clinical dilemmas in women's health: partnering with patients to address questions asked frequently in the middle years
    San Diego, United States 2014
  • Careers in academic medicine for women and family caregivers: the art of achieving career advancement and work-life balance over a lifetime
    New Haven, United States 2013
  • Women’s Health in the Curriculum 2013: needs assessments, tools and resources developed by students, residents and faculty
    New Haven, United States 2013
  • Teaching advocacy and activism in global health: success of a low-cost, student-led and easy to implement module.
    Washington, United States 2012
  • A unique living history project.
    New Haven, United States 2012
  • Policy implications for health care workforce education and training, practice standards and public health policy and health care reform
    Washington, United States 2010
  • Needs and priorities for women’s health training in internal medicine: perspectives from residents at Yale New Haven Hospital.
    Minneapolis, United States 2010
  • Risks of hormone replacement therapy in younger postmenopausal women
    Pittsburgh, United States 2008
  • Medical students’ perceptions of education and training in women’s health and sex and gender factors.
    Toronto, Canada 2007
  • What do medical schools teach about women’s health and gender differences?
    New Orleans, United States 2005
  • Women's Health Education Interest Group. Panel Member.
    Chicago, United States 2004
  • How useful is follicle stimulating hormone in assessing menopausal status?
    Chicago, United States 2004
  • The benefits and limitations of an interdisciplinary women’s health training model
    Vienna, United States 2003
  • Benefits and Limitations of Interdisciplinary Women’s Health Training.
    Vienna, United States 2003
  • Risk taking in career choices
    Hartford, United States 2002
  • Women’s health education: a decade of change
    Chantilly, United States 2000
  • Building interdisciplinary programs in women’s health; the Yale Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
    Vienna, Austria 2000
  • Osteoporosis and the menopause
    New Brunswick, United States 2000
  • Women’s health in a primary care setting: an interdisciplinary approach
    Washington, United States 1999
  • Models for women’s health and residency training
    Washington, United States 1999
  • Cardiovascular disease in women
    Washington, United States 1999
  • Challenges and controversies in women’s health care delivery: the interdisciplinary women’s health practice as a model
    San Francisco, United States 1999
  • Developing Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health
    Washington, United States 1998
  • Estrogen and breast cancer risk
    Durham, United States 1998
  • The Yale Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
    Worcester, United States 1998
  • Developing academic programs in women’s health
    New York, United States 1998
  • Women in medicine
    Tokyo, Japan 1997
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations in women’s health education and training
    Washington, United States 1996
  • Women’s relations to the health care system
    Oberlin, United States 1996
  • Women’s health in the 21st century: how can we provide comprehensive care?
    Cleveland, United States 1996
  • Estrogen and breast cancer: the thirty year debate
    Cleveland, United States 1996
  • Who is qualified to provide comprehensive care to women?
    San Juan, Puerto Rico 1996
  • Women’s health education: applying the national agenda.
    Gainesville, United States 1996
  • Women’s health: closing the gender gap in research, education and practice
    Washington, United States 1996
  • Developing academic programs in women’s health
    Providence, United States 1996
  • Bridging the gap: curricular effort to improve minority women’s health
    Washington, United States 1995
  • Legal and ethical issues in women’s health
    New Haven, United States 1995
  • The development of interdisciplinary women’s health programs
    New York, United States 1995
  • Postmenopausal estrogen use is associated with adverse breast cancer tumor characteristics.
    Washington, United States 1995
  • Academic and clinical programs in women’s health
    Boston, United States 1994
  • The role of internal medicine in advancing women’s health
    Charleston, United States 1994
  • Education in women’s health
    Chicago, United States 1994
  • Recommendations for a core curriculum on women’s health
    Bethesda, United States 1994
  • Overview of the curriculum survey on women’s health in medical education
    Bethesda, United States 1994
  • Academic programs in women’s health
    Washington, United States 1994
  • Common clinical complaints in women
    Washington, United States 1994
  • New initiatives in women’s health
    New Haven, United States 1994
  • Hormones: approaching therapeutic decisions
    Trumbull, United States 1994
  • The status of women’s health in the United States
    South Hadley, United States 1993
  • Developing academic programs in women’s health
    Chicago, United States 1993
  • Health issues in menopausal women
    Washington, United States 1993
  • The epidemiology of breast cancer
    New York, United States 1993
  • Medical curricula and training programs in women’s health
    Bethesda, United States 1992
  • The status of women’s health research
    Greensboro, United States 1992
  • Medical curricula in women’s health
    Chicago, United States 1992
  • Does postmenopausal estrogen use cause breast cancer?
    Washington, United States 1992
  • The breast cancer epidemic
    Hempstead, United States 1992
  • Lack of association between menopausal estrogen use and breast cancer.
    Washington, United States 1992
  • Physician's recommendations not psychosocial features determine mammography use.
    Washington, United States 1989
  • New evidence contradicting the suggested association between alcohol and the risk of stroke.
    Washington, United States 1987
  • Risk factors for thromboembolic stroke: which ones are most important?
    Washington, United States 1986
  • Sources of variability in the association of migraine headache and thromboembolic stroke.
    Washington, United States 1985

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Teacher of the Year AwardYale School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program, Primary Care Center2019
Society of General Internal Medicine National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education in the Scholarship of IntegrationSociety of General Internal Medicine2004
Founding MemberYale School of Medicine Society of Distinguished Teachers2002
Leah Lowenstein AwardYale School of Medicine1997
Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Michigan1964

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
SGIM Annual Meeting, Best Poster Award in the Women’s Health Category, SGIM Women and Medicine Commission, Washington DC, May 10, 2019Best Poster Award in the Women’s Health Category, SGIM Women and Medicine Commission, SGIM Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 10, 2019.2019
Board of Directors, Whitney CenterBoard Member2018 - Present
Journal of Women’s HealthReviewer2016
Ambulatory Education Strategy Committee, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of MedicineMember2015 - Present
Senior Editorial Advisor, MaturitasEditor2014 - 2017
Services Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2012 - 2013
GOVERNMENT SERVICE: Interprofessional Health Collaboration in Women’s Health Curricula, Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of Women’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, and Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC.2012 - 2013
Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeChair2011 - 2012
Fellowship Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2010 - 2012
Athletics Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2010 - 2012
Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2009 - 2012
Awards Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2009 - 2010
Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeChair2009 - 2010
GOVERNMENT SERVICE: Office on Women’s Health, Department of Health and Human ServicesA Summit for Action: The Health of Women and Girls Beyond 2010. Alexandria, VA.2009
Yale College Housing Council, Yale CollegeMember2008 - 2010
Finance Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2008 - 2010
Sexual Harassment/Misogyny Working Group, Women Faculty Forum, Yale UniversityMember2008 - 2010
Women’s Health Policy Subcommittee, Barack Obama for President CampaignMember2008
Women and Medicine Task Force, Society of General Internal MedicineSociety of General Internal Medicine, Washington, DC.2007 - 2010
Committee on Teaching in the Residential Colleges, Yale CollegeMember2007 - 2009
Fellowship Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeChair2007 - 2009
Pandemic Flu Working Group, Yale UniversityMember2006 - 2010
Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2006 - 2007
Athletics Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2006 - 2007
Joint Advisory Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2005 - 2006
Awards Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeChair2005 - 2006
Agenda Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2004 - 2006
Services Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2004 - 2005
Women’s Health Education Interest Group, Society of General Internal MedicineSociety of General Internal Medicine, Washington, DC.2004 - Present
Committee on Teaching in the Residential Colleges, Yale CollegeMember2003 - 2005
Awards Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2003 - 2004
Creative and Performing Arts Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2003 - 2004
Women’s Health Section, Scientific American Medicine (formerly ACP Medicine). Burakoff R, ed., Hamilton, ON: Decker.Associate Editor2002 - 2018
GOVERNMENT SERVICE: NIH Scientific Workshop, National Institutes of HealthMenopausal Hormone Therapy, Bethesda, MD.2002
Joint Advisory Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2001 - 2002
Finance Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember2001 - 2002
Section Editor: Women’s Health. In: Noble J, ed. Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, Third Edition. St. Louis: Mosby/Yearbook 2001.Editor2001
Women's Faculty Forum, Yale UniversityMember2001 - Present
Fellowship Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeChair2000 - 2001
Society for Women’s Health Research, Washington DC. Panel on Cardiovascular Disease, Ninth Annual Scientific Advisory MeetingModerator2000
Women’s Health Programme Vienna, Vienna, Austria. International Board Member, First International Advisory Board MeetingBoard Member2000
Invited participant, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)Women’s Healthcare Education Office Retreat (Undergraduate Medical Education in Women’s Health: Today and Tomorrow), Chantilly, VA.2000
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL DEVELOPED: A multidisciplinary group of professionals helped define the core components of a women's health curriculum for medical students that was subsequently published by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) and distributed to medical schools nationwide, Women’s Health Education Office Retreat, Chantilly, VA.2000
Committee on Teaching in the Residential Colleges, Yale CollegeMember1999 - 2002
Search Committee, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of MedicineMember1999
Duke Academic Program in Women’s Health, Duke University Durham, NC, Duke Academic Program in Women’s HealthConsultant1998
Women’s Health Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum Project, Women’s Health Advisory Group, Washington DC, American Association of College of NursingBoard Member1998
Program co-chair, The Sixth Annual Congress on Women’s Health. Journal of Women’s Health and the Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, Washington, DC.Co-Chair1998
Domain Definition Task Force on Primary Care Women’s HealthAmerican College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA.1998
National Advisory Committee, The Women’s Health Report Card. Washington DC, The National Women’s Law Center, The Lewin Group, & University of PennsylvaniaBoard Member1998 - Present
Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember1997 - 2013
Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, Washington, DCBoard of Directors1997 - 2003
Fellowship Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember1997 - 2002
Women's Health Working Group, Clinical Science Curriculum Subcommittee, Yale University School of MedicineMember1997 - 2000
Awards Committee, Council of Masters, Yale CollegeMember1997 - 1998
Medicine, Society and Public Health Working Group, Education Policy and Curriculum Committee, Yale University School of MedicineMember1997 - 1998
The Fifth Annual Congress on Women’s Health. Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, and the American Medical Women’s Association, Washington, DC.Co-Chair1997
Task Force on University Guidelines and Auditing for New HCFA Guidelines, Yale School of MedicineMember1996
GOVERNMENT SERVICE: Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of HealthBeyond Hunt Valley: Research on Women’s Health for the 21st Century. Philadelphia, PA.1996
Section Editor: Women’s Health. In: Noble J, ed. Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, Second Edition. St. Louis: Mosby/Yearbook, 1996.Editor1996
The Fourth Annual Congress on Women’s Health. Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, and the American Medical Women’s Association, Washington, DC.Co-Chair1996
Women’s Health Curriculum Task Force, American Medical Women’s AssociationMember1996
Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 11), American College of PhysiciansPractice of General Medicine Committee, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA. EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DEVELOPED: Henrich, JB "The practice of general internal medicine: women’s health." In: American College of Physicians, eds. Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 11). Philadelphia, PA. Authored the text, multiple choice questions, answers, critiques and bibliography1996
Committee on Recruitment of Women, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of MedicineMember1995 - 1996
The Third Annual Congress on Women’s Health. Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, and the American Medical Women’s Association, Washington, DC.Co-Chair1995
Women in Medicine Leaders, Women in Medicine Advisory Panel, American Medical AssociationBoard Member1994
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA., National Academy on Women’s Health Medical EducationBoard Member1994
Session Chair, Association of American Medical Colleges, session on women's health, Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.Chair1994
Women’s Health Strategy Collaborative, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Center for Research on Women and GenderBoard Member1993
GOVERNMENT SERVICE: Advisory Group on Medical School Curricula and Women’s Health, National Institutes of HealthHealth Resources and Services Administration, and Office of Research on Women’s Health, Bethesda, MD. EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DEVELOPED: Authored three documents that define the educational philosophy scope and content of a core curriculum on women's health. Please see publications #61-63, Practice Guidelines, Standards and Consensus Statements1993
American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL DEVELOPED: Contributed to Breast Cancer Module in AMWA Advanced Curriculum on Women’s Health presented October 1993, New York, NY and served as consultant to other AMWA curricular projects.1993
Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DEVELOPED: Henrich, JB "Philosophy and content of a women’s health curriculum." In: Jensen NM, Stewart J, eds. A Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residency. Washington, DC. Section leader for the women’s health curriculum working group comprised of nationwide SGIM faculty.1993
Editorial Board, Journal of Women’s Health.Editor1993 - Present
National Consultant. Planning Committee, Reframing Women’s Health: An Intensive Summer Institute, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Center for Research on Women and GenderConsultant1992
GOVERNMENT SERVICE: Advisory Group on Women in Medicine, Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Consultant to the Chair, Bureau of Health Professions, Council on Graduate Medical Education, Washington, DC. EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DEVELOPED: Henrich JB, Academic and clinical programs in women’s health. In: Council on Graduate Medical Education, ed. Fifth Report: Women and Medicine, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration; Pub. No.: HRSA-P-DM-95-1 (1995)1992
Task Force on Advanced Curriculum on Women’s Health, American Medical Women’s Association.Member1992
Women’s Health Section, Task Force on Residency Curriculum, Society of General Internal MedicineSociety of General Internal Medicine, Washington, DC.1992
Task Force on Clinical and Academic Programs in Women’s Health, National Institutes of HealthOffice of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.1992
Appointments and Promotions Committee, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of MedicineMember1986 - 1987
Clinical Education Committee, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of MedicineMember1985 - 1994

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