Ed Anselm

Edward Anselm, M.D.

For nearly four decades, Dr. Edward Anselm has been a leader in the development of clinical, classroom, and communitywide strategies in tobacco use prevention as well as smoking cessation and relapse prevention. He serves as a medical director for Aetna and is also clinical assistant professor of medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where the course he developed on smoking cessation became part of the curriculum for all third-year medical students. A 1982 graduate of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, the Chicago Medical School, Dr. Anselm completed an internal medicine residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He began his career leading internal medicine and occupational medicine clinics before serving as chief medical officer at several health plans in New York.

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Ed Anselm Introduction and 1987 Remarks

1987 Indoor Air Quality Act & New York Times

Dr. Anselm's Motivation & Beth Israel Med Center

No Outcomes, Measures, Shift in 1993 & Peter Vallone

Peter Vallone, 1993 Sponsor, William Cahan MD, & Joe Cherner

Threshold Event is Funding, After 2002, & Bloomberg

Resistance to Smoke Free Air Laws, & Restaurants

Hospitals Don't Take Public Health Positions & Plenty of Other Sexy Things To Do

Hospitals, Health Plans & Major Healthcare Institutions

"If you don't measure it, you don't manage it."

Adapting DOC Materials for Schools

Early Stop Smoking Clinic Success & ACS Complacency

Cahan & Individual Advocacy Within Institutions

Cognitive Bias & Fixed Expectation

Harold Freeman, MD.

Blum & Anselm, Medical Commissioners and Hospitals

Mike Caldwell & Mt. Sinai Hospital Board

Access to Major Centers & "No Free Lunch"

Joe Cherner & Smokefree Education Services

Anti-Business Policies

McSmoke Recollection

New York City Health Commission, Combining Consumerism and Behaviorism

Were New York City Pro Health Efforts Effective?

Concerning Taxes and Loose Cigarette Sales

Bloomberg & Nanny State Criticisms

Bloomberg Effectiveness


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