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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; Director, Women's & Gender Health Education Program, Internal Medicine; Director, COVID-19 Follow-up Clinic, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Janet Henrich, MD

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8056

    United States

Research Summary

I have a long–standing interest in women’s health educating and training, and in clinical issues related to the menopause. I am currently directing a menopause project with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health and have a Macy Foundation grant to examine women’s health education and training in U.S. medical schools.

I am an Associate Editor of Scientific American Medicine responsible for developing its women’s health section and am Section Editor for the women’s health section in Noble’s Textbook of Primary Care Medicine.

Speciailzed Terms: Women's Health education and training; Menopause issues

Extensive Research Description

Menopause project at NIH, Macy Foundation grant to examine women's health education and training in U.S. medical schools

Coauthors

Research Interests

Education; Gynecology; Internal Medicine; Internship and Residency; Menopause; Women's Health

Selected Publications

  • Psychosocial factors and mammography use.Henrich JB, Kornguth PJ, Berg AT, Schwartz GE. Psychosocial factors and mammography use. Journal of Women’s Health 1992, 1:123-129.
  • An overview of estrogen-replacement therapy in post-menopausal women.Scalley E, Henrich JB. An overview of estrogen-replacement therapy in post-menopausal women. Journal of Women’s Health 1993, 2:289-294.
  • The post-menopausal estrogen/breast cancer controversy.Henrich JB. The post-menopausal estrogen/breast cancer controversy. Journal of the American Medical Association 1993, 269:991. Letter (Reply)
  • Women’s Health Curricula in U.S. Medical Schools.Henrich JB. Women’s Health Curricula in U.S. Medical Schools. Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation (July 2004).
  • Academic and clinical programs in women’s health.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).
  • Medical school curricula and women’s health: findings from the AAMC survey on women’s health education and training in undergraduate medical curricula.Henrich JB. Medical school curricula and women’s health: findings from the AAMC survey on women’s health education and training in undergraduate medical curricula. In: Women’s Health in the Medical School Curriculum: Report of a Survey and Recommendations. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, and National Institutes of Health; HRSA-A-OEA-96-1 (1996).
  • Medical school curricula and women’s health: recommendations for a core curriculum on women’s health.Henrich JB. Medical school curricula and women’s health: recommendations for a core curriculum on women’s health. In: Women’s Health in the Medical School Curriculum: Report of a Survey and Recommendations. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, and National Institutes of Health; HRSA-A-OEA-96-1 (1996). In response to Congressional mandates, wrote a report that defines the educational philosophy, scope and content of a core curriculum on women's health.
  • Selected women’s health curricula: a guide to integrating women’s health and gender-related issues into undergraduate medical education.Henrich JB, ed. Selected women’s health curricula: a guide to integrating women’s health and gender-related issues into undergraduate medical education. Commissioned by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services acting through the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health and the Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health. (Final report submitted November, 1996.) Edited and contributed to the 225 page report that defines basic competencies in women’s health and provides an overview and educational goals and objectives for core curricular topics.
  • Women’s health.Henrich JB. Women’s health. In: Noble J, ed. Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, Second Edition. St. Louis: Mosby/Yearbook, 1996.
  • The clinical management of abnormal menstruation.Speroff L, Henrich JB. The clinical management of abnormal menstruation. In: Noble J, ed. Textbook of Primary Care Medicine. St. Louis: Mosby/Yearbook, 1996.
  • Diseases of women.Henrich JB, Comite F. Diseases of women. In: Zaret BL, Jatlow P, Katz J, eds. Yale University Guide to Medical Tests and Procedures. New York: Hearst Books, 1997.
  • Women’s health curricula and program development.Henrich JB. Women’s health curricula and program development. In: Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, ed. Women’s Health Research: A Medical and Policy Primer. Washington, DC: Health Press International, 1997.
  • The practice of general internal medicine: Women’s Health.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: American College of Physicians, 1997.
  • Women’s health in the dental curriculum: report of a survey and recommendations.Women’s health in the dental curriculum: report of a survey and recommendations. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, and National Institutes of Health; NIH Publication No. 994399 (1999) (Henrich JB provided consultation and contributed to the design of the survey instrument).
  • Growing interdisciplinary approaches to women’s health: technical report of the Yale National Center of Excellence in Women’s HealthHenrich JB, ed. Growing interdisciplinary approaches to women’s health: technical report of the Yale National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, Public Health Service Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (August 1999).
  • Approach to women’s health.Henrich JB, Levinson W. Approach to women’s health. In: Goldman, Bennett et al., ed. Cecil Textbook of Medicine. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, October, 1999.
  • Women’s health education: a decade of change.Henrich JB. Women’s health education: a decade of change. [National Policy Perspectives]. Academic Medicine 2000, 75:1048-1049.
  • Women’s health.Henrich JB. Women’s health. In: Noble J, ed. Textbook of Primary Care Medicine, Third Edition. St. Louis: Mosby, Inc., 2001.
  • Approach to women’s health.Henrich JB. Approach to women’s health. In: Goldman, Bennett et al., ed. Cecil Textbook of Medicine. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, February, 2004.
  • Looking Ahead in Women’s Health.Henrich JB. Looking Ahead in Women’s Health. Practice of Medicine. What’s New in ACP Medicine. ACP Medicine, June, 2004.
  • Introduction to women’s health: the primary care of women.Henrich JB. Introduction to women’s health: the primary care of women. In: Dale DC, Federman DD, Antman KH, et al, eds. ACP Medicine. New York: WebMD Inc, February, 2006.
  • Postmenopausal hormone therapy today.Henrich JB. Postmenopausal hormone therapy today. What's new in ACP Medicine (p.1). In: Dale DC, Federman DD, Antman KH, et al, eds. ACP Medicine. New York: WebMD Inc, August, 2006. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Approach to women's health.Henrich JB. Approach to women's health. In: Goldman, Bennett et al., ed. Cecil Textbook of Medicine (23rd edition). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 2007.
  • Breast Cancer Screening.Henrich JB. Breast Cancer Screening. In: Rosenbaum J, Hay S, Whitman L, eds. Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, Preceptors Guide, 2007-2008:343-367. (curriculum module).
  • Breast cancer screening with calendar and calculator.Henrich JB. Breast cancer screening with calendar and calculator. In: Dale DC, Federman DD, Antman KH, et al, eds. ACP Medicine. New York: WebMD Inc, February, 2007. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Introduction to Women’s Health: The Primary Care of Women.Henrich JB. Introduction to Women’s Health: The Primary Care of Women. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, 2009. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Relief of Menopausal Symptoms.Henrich JB, Berland G. Relief of Menopausal Symptoms. In: Rosenbaum J, Hay S, Whitman L, eds. Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, Preceptors Guide, 2009-2010. (curriculum module).
  • Age at Menopause in U.S. Women: Is It Changing?Henrich JB. Age at Menopause in U.S. Women: Is It Changing? In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, 2009. http://www.acpmedicine.com
  • Breast Cancer Screening: The Tide is Turning, Part 1.Henrich JB. Breast Cancer Screening: The Tide is Turning, Part 1. What’s New in ACP Medicine. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, January 2010. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Breast Cancer Screening: The Tide is Turning, Part 2.Henrich JB. Breast Cancer Screening: The Tide is Turning, Part 2. What’s New in ACP Medicine. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, February 2010. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Breast cancer screening, 2011.Henrich J. Breast cancer screening, 2011. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 7th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Pelvic floor disorders.Henrich JB. Pelvic floor disorders. What’s New in ACP Medicine. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, January 2011. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Primary and Preventive Care of Women.Henrich JB. Primary and Preventive Care of Women. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, 2012. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Screening for osteoporosis, 2012Henrich J, Whitman L. Screening for osteoporosis, 2012. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 7th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Treatment of vasomotor symptoms in menopausal women.Henrich JB. Treatment of vasomotor symptoms in menopausal women. What’s New in ACP Medicine, Practice of Medicine. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, April 2012. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Screening for osteoporosis using bone density measurements.Henrich JB. Screening for osteoporosis using bone density measurements. What’s New in ACP Medicine, Practice of Medicine. In: Nabel EG, Federman DD, eds. ACP Medicine. Philadelphia: BC Decker Inc, July 2012. http://www.acpmedicine.com.
  • Medication use during pregnancy and lactation, 2014.Henrich J, Ruszkowski J. Medication use during pregnancy and lactation, 2014. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 8th edition. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Menopausal symptoms, 2015.Henrich J. Menopausal symptoms, 2015. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 9th edition, Vol 1. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Breast cancer screening: rethinking the utility of mammography: part 1.Henrich JB. Breast cancer screening: rethinking the utility of mammography: part 1. What’s New in Scientific American Medicine, Practice of Medicine. In: Singh AK, editor. Scientific American Medicine. Hamilton (ON): Decker Intellectual Properties, March, 2015. http://www.sciammedicine.com.
  • Breast cancer screening: rethinking the utility of mammography: part 2.Henrich JB. Breast cancer screening: rethinking the utility of mammography: part 2. What’s New in Scientific American Medicine, Practice of Medicine. In: Singh AK, editor. Scientific American Medicine. Hamilton (ON): Decker Intellectual Properties, April, 2015. http://www.sciammedicine.com.
  • Duration of vasomotor symptoms in menopausal women.Henrich JB. Duration of vasomotor symptoms in menopausal women. What’s New in Scientific American Medicine, Practice of Medicine. In: Singh AK, editor. Scientific American Medicine. Hamilton (ON): Decker Intellectual Properties, September 2015. http://www.sciammedicine.com.
  • Breast cancer screening, 2016.Henrich J. Breast cancer screening, 2016. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 9th edition, Vol 3. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Galactorrhea, 2017.Henrich J. Galactorrhea, 2017. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 9th edition, Vol 5. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Menopausal symptoms, 2018Henrich J. Menopausal symptoms, 2018. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie R. Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 10th edition, Vol 1. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu (curriculum module).
  • Breast cancer screening, 2019.Henrich JB. Breast cancer screening, 2019. In: Yale Office-Based Medicine Curriculum, eds. Julie Rosenbaum, Seonaid F. Hay, Laura M. Whitman, 10th edition, Vol 3. New Haven, CT: Yale University. http//yobm.yale.edu.