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Elisabeth Erekson, MD

Interim Chair and Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Elisabeth Erekson, MD is the interim chair of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and service line leader of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.  She holds academic appointments as an associate professor in both the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.  She received her medical degree from the University of Illinois and her master’s in public health from Brown University. Dr. Erekson is a practicing board-certified surgeon in the sub-specialty of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology.   Her current research projects include claims-data linkage analyses of population-based cohort studies to explore health care utilization of older women as well as treatment seeking behavior and needs.  Dr. Erekson also has a strong focus on quality improvement and outcomes in gynecologic surgery.  She serves a voting member of the National Quality Forum’s (NQF) Standing Surgical Committee for the endorsement of national quality metrics in surgical care.  She also serves as an American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) committee chair, quality council member, and national advisor of the Quality Improvement and Outcomes Research Network facilitating the collection of data on variation in practice patterns and outcomes for the surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence across 9 different health systems in the United States and Canada. 

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