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photo Eliana Bonifacino, MD MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4888

Office: 3459 Fifth Ave
9 South
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4888
Education and Training
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
MS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
Intern & Resident in Internal Medicine, UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
Selected Publications:
Bonifacino, E, Schwarz, EB, Jun, H, Wessel, C, Corbell J. Effect of lactation on maternal hypertension: A systematic review. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2018; 13(9): 578-588.
DiNardo, D, Bonifacino, E, Tilstra, SA, McNeil, MA, Painter, T, Tabas, G, Bui, T, Follansbee, W. Listening to Reason: Strategies for Instilling a Culture of Clinical Reasoning. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory. 2018; 15(Suppl 1): 51-61.
Farkas, A, Bonifacino, E, Turner, R, Tilstra, S, Corbelli, J. Mentoring Women in Academic Medicine: A Systematic Review. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2019; 34(7): 1322-1329.
Bonifacino, E, Follansbee, W, Farkas, A, Jeong, K, McNeil, M, DiNardo, D. Implementation of a Clinical Reasoning Curriculum for Clerkship-Level Medical Students: A Pseudorandomized and Controlled Study. Diagnosis. 2019; 6(2): 165-172.
Farkas, A, Allenbaugh, J, Bonifacino, E, Turner, R, Corbelli, J. Mentorship of US Medical Students: a Systematic Review. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2019; 34(11): 2602-2609.
Notable Achievements
Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
Medical Education Fellow Poster Award- UPMC Research Day, 2018
Patient Experience Physician of the Month Award, 2019
Sheldon Adler Award for Innovation in Medical Education, 2020