Dr. Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, FAMWA, SFHM, MACP, is a New Mexican internal medicine physician, an American Medical Association/Satcher Health Leadership Institute Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellow, former chair of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) Advocacy Committee. She is also a Regent Emeritus of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and multi–state District Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM).
A former Graduate Medical Education Wellness Initiatives Director and Director for Continuing Medical Education at the University of New Mexico, Dr Barrett’s research and scholarly work are in areas of clinician wellbeing, gender equity, health equity, and substance use disorders. She has received awards from the NM ACP Chapter in advocacy and for early career leadership and was recognized by the NM SHM Chapter as the 2020 Physician of the Year.
Dr. Barrett received a 2019 Exceptional Mentor Award from the AMWA, is an elected member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and received a 2021 Award of Excellence in Humanitarian Services from SHM. Dr. Barrett earned her MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her MD at Georgetown University, her internal medicine residency at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital, and a Rural Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of Arizona. She currently works in Albuquerque.