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Physician, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-803-1626

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Biography

Ellen A. Lipstein MD, MPH, is a general pediatrician and health services researcher. Dr. Lipstein’s research is focused on family-centered medical decision making. She is particularly interested in understanding and improving the ways parents and patients with chronic conditions collaborate with healthcare providers to make treatment decisions. Her current program of funded research uses both qualitative and quantitative methods to explore decisions about high-risk treatments, in which both the potential benefits and risks are significant. Additionally, Dr. Lipstein is a collaborator on several studies which aim to develop diverse methods for engaging patients and parents in decision making.

Clinical Interests

Primary care; chronic disease care

Research Interests

Involvement of parents and patients in medical decision making; decision making in chronic conditions; health services research

 

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Divisions

Primary Care, Adolescent Medicine, Quality Improvement

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003.

Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2006.

Chief Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2007.

Fellowship: Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, 2009.

MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2009.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2007.

My Publications

Shared decision making in IBD: A novel approach to trial consent and timing. Schuler, CL; Dodds, C; Hommel, KA; Ittenbach, RF; Denson, LA; Lipstein, EA. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2019; 16:100447-100447.

"I Couldn't See a Downside ": Decision-Making About Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy. Daley, T; Grossoehme, D; McGuire, JK; Corathers, S; Conard, LA; Lipstein, EA. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2019; 65:274-279.

Shared Decision Making About Starting Anti-TNFs: A Pediatric Perspective. Michel, HK; Noll, RB; Siripong, N; Kim, SC; Lipstein, EA. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019; 68:339-342.

Early Antibiotics and Childhood Obesity: Do Future Risks Matter to Parents and Physicians?. Lipstein, EA; Block, JP; Dodds, C; Forrest, CB; Heerman, WJ; Law, JK; Lunsford, D; Winkler, P; Finkelstein, JA. Clinical Pediatrics. 2019; 58:191-198.

The role of shared decision-making in shaping intent to access services for adolescents in protective custody. Beal, SJ; Wingrove, T; Nause, K; Lipstein, E; Mathieu, S; Greiner, MV. Child Care in Practice. 2019; 25:64-78.

Exploration of Parent-Provider Communication During Clinic Visits for Children With Chronic Conditions. Giambra, BK; Haas, SM; Britto, MT; Lipstein, EA. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2018; 32:21-28.

Design and implementation of a decision aid for juvenile idiopathic arthritis medication choices. Brinkman, WB; Lipstein, EA; Taylor, J; Schoettker, PJ; Naylor, K; Jones, K; Vora, SS; Mims, CC; Roth-Wojcicki, E; Gottlieb, B; et al. Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal. 2017; 15.

Improved Toys to Identify Pediatric Complexity in the Administrative Data Sandbox. Auger, KA; Lipstein, EA. Hospital Pediatrics. 2017; 7:421-423.

Design and implementation of a decision aid for juvenile idiopathic arthritis medication choices. Brinkman, WB; Lipstein, EA; Taylor, J; Schoettker, PJ; Naylor, K; Jones, K; Vora, SS; Mims, CC; Roth-Wojcicki, E; Gottlieb, B; et al. Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal. 2017; 15.

Analyzing longitudinal qualitative data: The application of trajectory and recurrent cross-sectional approaches. Grossoehme, D; Lipstein, E. BMC Research Notes. 2016; 9.