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Robert M. Eisenstein MD, FACEP


Present Title:
Interim Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
11/2011– present


Chief Ambulatory Services
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
7/2005 - present

Office Address:

One Robert Wood Johnson Place
MEB Room 104
New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Tel: 732-235-8717

Undergraduate Education:
Trenton State College Trenton , NJ
BS in Biology 9/84 – 6/88

Graduate Education:
University of Health Sciences-The Chicago Medical School
MD, 1992

Post Graduate Training:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Emergency Medicine Residency
7/92 – 6/95
Chief Resident: 7/94 - 6/95

Academic Appointments:

  • Associate Professor
    UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    7/05 - present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    5/03 – 6/05
  • Clinical Instructor in Surgery
    Jefferson Medical College
    1995 - 2004

Hospital Appointments:

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Attending Physician
    March 2001- Present
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Associate Director, Emergency Department,
    8/01 to 6/05
  • Capital Health System 2001 - 2005
  • West Jersey Health System 1996 - 2005
  • Methodist Hospital Emergency Department
    CQI Director
    Philadelphia , PA
    7/99 - 3/01
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Emergency Department Attending
    Philadelphia , PA
    7/95 – 3/01

Licensure: State Of New Jersey

Certification:
Diplomate of American Board of Emergency Medicine 1996 (2006 results pending)
Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians 2006

Professional Organizations:
American College of Emergency Physicians
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine

Service on RWJMS Committees:

  • Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • Board of Governors
  • Managed Care Committee
  • Clinical Care Committee
  • Participated in the internal review of the Cardiology fellowship and General surgery residency.


Service on RWJMS Affiliated Hospitals Committees:

  • RWJUH - Outcome Steering Committee
  • RWJUH - Performance Improvement Committee
  • RWJUH - Code MI committee
  • RWJUH - Physician Advisory Committee for Eclipsys
  • RWJUH - Stroke Steering Committee
  • RWJUH – Throughput Committee


Teaching Responsibilities:

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital :

  • Organized the Emergency Medicine electives for third and fourth year medical students and physician assistant students.
    8/01 – 7/06
  • Coordinate the Emergency Department rotation for the Medicine, Psychiatry and Family Practice Residents. 8/01- 7/06
  • Supervising Medicine, Psychiatry and Family Practice Residents as well as Medical and Physician Assistant students rotating in the Emergency Department
  • Organized Emergency Medicine Lecture series for Medical Students and Residents
  • Designed current Emergency Department computer order sets.
  • 6/06 Revised order sets for implementation in SCM.
  • Supervised Emergency Medicine residents and Medical Students from Thomas Jefferson University rotating through the Methodist hospital Emergency Department 7/95 – 3/01

Clinical Responsibilities:
Emergency department physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Research Interests:
Patient Throughput
Emergency Department Administration
Emergency Preparedness