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Weill Cornell Medicine Internal Medicine
505 East 70th Street, Helmsley Tower, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (212) 746-2917 | F: 212-746-4610
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Personal Statement

I am an internist and health services researcher at Weill Cornell Medical College.  I care for adult patients at Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates.  My research aims to improve the way we deliver medical services in the U.S.  I also serve as the Director of Quality Improvement Operations for the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Specialties
  • General Internal Medicine
Expertise
  • Primary Care

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Education/Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2002
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
  • M.P.H., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2010

Honors and Awards

Appointment to the New York State Department of Health's Quality and Patient Safety External Advisory Committee, September, 2013

Finalist, Pioneer Pitch Day, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, September, 2013

Winner Professionalism Article Prize, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, May, 2013 (For "Overuse of Health Services in the United States").

Hamolsky finalist for junior faculty presentations at the Society of General Internal Medicine's Annual Meeting, 2011.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Year in Research, Best Paper Nominee, December, 2010 (for "Physician Views on Defensive Medicine").

Nanette Laitman Scholar, Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Public Health, 2010.

Richard Gorlin Award for Medical Humanitarianism, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Medicine, 2002.

Biography

Titles

Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Healthcare Policy and Research/Clinical Evaluation
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Biography

Tara F. Bishop, MD is an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the Division of Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is also an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Bishop earned her BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her MD degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. She was an intern and resident in the Department of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City where she received the Richard Gorlin Award for Resident Humanitarianism. She completed a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in June, 2010.

Dr. Bishop sees patients at Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates. She also serves as the Director of Quality Improvement Operations for the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Bishop's research focuses on factors that influence physician practice with particular emphasis on delivery system organization, incentives, and malpractice fears. She is currently the principal investigator on an evaluation of the New York City Department of Health's Primary Care Information Project and a recipient of a career development award (K23) from the National Institute of Aging. She has published studies on medical errors, overuse, and the physician workforce. Her work has been cited by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and others.