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Dr. Erica M. Heiman

Erica M. Heiman, MD, MSc

Dr. Heiman is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. She oversees residents both in the hospital and in primary care clinics. Her research and clinical interests include the integration of mental health care with primary and medical specialty care, musculoskeletal medicine, women’s health, and colorectal cancer screening.


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of California Davis School of Medicne
  • Residency: University of California Davis School of Medicne


Heiman E, Kravitz R, Wise R. “Rheumatologists’ Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression”, Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 22(6):307-11, Sept 2016

Heiman E, Haynes S, McKee M, “Sexual Health Behaviors of Deaf American Sign Language (ASL) Users”, Disability and Health Journal, 8(4):579-85, Oct 2015

Heiman E, Chan S, Maye A. “Geriatric Preventive Care” in Study Guide to Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Case Approach, edited by McCarron et al., American Psychiatric Association Publishing; 2017. pp 103-116.

Simonsen L, Olson D, Viboud C, Heiman E, Taylor R, Miller M, et al. “Pandemic influenza and mortality: past evidence and projections for the future.” In: Knobler S, Mack A, Mahmoud A. The threat of pandemic influenza: are we ready? Washington: National Academies Press; 2005. pp. 89-114.