Anne C. Travis, M.D., F.A.C.G., A.G.A.F., Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Anne Travis received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL and her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Travis also completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. After completing her gastroenterology fellowship in 2006, she joined the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Between 2008 and 2009 Dr. Travis served as the Associate Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at Brigham in Women’s Hospital. In 2009, Dr. Travis jointed the editorial staff at UpToDate in Waltham, MA as a Deputy Editor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. UpToDate is an online clinical resource to healthcare providers, trainees, and patients that provides the up-to-date and clinically relevant information. While working as a Deputy Editor, she also continues to be clinically active at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, focusing on video capsule endoscopy and routine endoscopic procedures. In 2010 she joined the Division of Medical Communications in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In 2014, Dr. Travis assumed the role of Co-director of Editorial Quality at UpToDate. In that role she is responsible for improving the quality of all topics in UpToDate through ongoing education of the Deputy Editor group.
Dr. Travis’s research is clinically based, with a focus on outcomes. She received her Master of Science in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2006. She has examined treatment outcomes following endoscopic treatment for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) and identified predictors of mortality in patients with UGIB.
Dr. Travis is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). She has been active on a number of national committees. She was Chair of the ACG Women in Gastroenterology Committee from 2008 to 2011 and served on the ACG Patient Care Committee from 2008 to 2014. While Chair of the women’s committee, she co-founded a mentoring program for fellows. She has given presentations aimed at fellows and junior faculty on negotiation skills, based on coursework she completed at Stanford University. Additionally, she served on the Graduate Training Exam subcommittee of the AGA from 2008 to 2010, overseeing the section of the examination dealing with the small bowel.