Jean Emans, MD
|Department||Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine|
Chief, Division of Adolescent/
Young Adult Medicine
|Academic Title||Professor of Pediatrics|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
Jean Emans' research has encompassed adolescent health, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, and medical education. Special emphases include:
- Reproductive endocrinology, including menstrual disorders (amenorrhea, PCOS, dysfunctional uterine bleeding)
- Vulvovaginal problems
- Innovative web-based curriculum in adolescent health for primary care physicians
About Jean Emans
Jean Emans received her MD degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at Children's Hospital Boston
Dr. Emans has served as President of the North American Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. She is the Program Director of one of the seven Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB/HRSA) Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Training Programs in the U.S. She was a member of the first Sub-board of Adolescent Medicine of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Internal Medicine and continues her work on 3 committees of the American Board of Pediatrics. She is the author of several textbooks, including Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (5th edition), co-author of three websites, www.pedicases.org, www.youngwomenshealth.org and www.bostonleah.org, a three volume Bright Futures Case Studies for primary care clinicians, and more than 100 articles.
- Emans SJ, Laufer MR, Goldstein DP. Pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005.
- Emans SJ, Knight J (editors and primary authors). Bright Futures Case Studies for Primary Care Clinicians: Adolescent Health. Boston, MA: Bright Futures Center for Education in Child Growth and Development, Behavior and Adolescent Health. 2001.
- Knight J, Emans SJ (editors and primary authors). Bright Futures Case Studies for Primary Care Clinicians: A Guide to the Case Teaching Method; and Growth in Children and Adolescents. Boston, MA: Bright Futures Center for Education in Child Growth and Development, Behavior and Adolescent Health. 2001.
- Knight J, Frazer C, Emans SJ (editors and primary authors). Bright Futures Case Studies for Primary Care Clinicians: Child Development and Behavior. Boston, MA: Bright Futures Center for Education in Child Growth and Development, Behavior and Adolescent Health. 2001.
- Pettinato A, Emans SJ. New contraceptive methods: update 2003. Current Opinions in Pediatrics 2003;15:362-369
- Emans SJ, Bravender T, Knight J, Frazer C, Luoni M, Berkowitz C, Armstrong E, Goodman E. Adolescent medicine training: are we doing a good job? Pediatrics 1998;102:588-95.