Jacob Mirsky MD MA is a primary care physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Revere HealthCare Center and a consultation physician at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine. He helped open the MGH Revere Food Pantry in 2019 and serves as its Medical Director. He is also the Director of Clinical Innovation for the MGH DGIM Healthy Lifestyle Program. Dr. Mirsky attended medical school at the University of California San Francisco and completed residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston as part of the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates primary care track.
Dr. Mirsky views patient education and empowerment as the cornerstone of health, and he is an active proponent for healthy lifestyle change. In addition to his primary care practice, he leads group visits in primary care and educates patients on mind-body practices for symptom management and disease prevention. Dr. Mirsky also advocates for strong connections between food and health systems as a way to improve the health of patients and communities. Beyond clinical practice, Dr. Mirsky has published on topics ranging from neurologic disease to patient communication. He studied physician burnout while in residency and helped found the Resident Wellness Committee in the Brigham and Women's Hospital internal medicine residency program, where he was also a member of the Management and Leadership Track. He received multiple awards for his research at Brigham and Women's Hospital, including the Martin P. Solomon Primary Care Scholarship Award and the Department of Medicine Education Innovations Grant.