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photo Gina Piscitello, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Education and Training
BA, Northwestern University, 2011
MD, University of Minnesota, 2015
MS, Rush University, 2022
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Chicago, 2018
Clinical Medical Ethics Fellowship, MacLean Center, University of Chicago, 2018
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2019
Research Interest
Dr. Piscitello is interested in research at the intersection of clinical medical ethics and palliative medicine, including clinician-patient communication, code status, moral distress, ECMO, and scarce resource allocation.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Piscitello's clinical interests include inpatient palliative consultation and outpatient palliative clinic.
Educational Interest
Dr. Piscitello's educational interests focuses on clinical medical ethics education for medical trainees and professionals.
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Selected Publications:
Piscitello, G. M., Lamadrid, V. J., Post, Z., Kaur, R., Gulczynski, B., Baldeo, R., Hudoba, C., O'Mahony, S., Chen, E., Greenberg, J. The Effect of Triggered Palliative Medicine Consults on Nurse Moral Distress in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022; 39(9): 1039-1045.
Piscitello, G. M., Siegler, M., Parker, W. F. Ethics of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation under Conventional and Crisis Standards of Care. The Journal of Clinical Ethics. 2022; 33(1): 13-22.
Piscitello, G. M., Kapania, E., Kanelidis, A., Siegler, M., Parker, W. The Use of Slow Codes and Medically Futile Codes in Practice. J Pain Symptom Mange. 2021; 62(2): 326-335.e5.
Piscitello, G. M., Kapania, E. M., Miller, W. D., Rojas, J. C., Siegler, M., Parker, W. F. Variation in Ventilator Allocation Guidelines by US State During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A Systematic Review. JAMA Network Open. 2020; 3(6): e2012606.
Notable Achievements
Financial Growth and Strength Award, Rush University Medical Center, 2022
Graduation Speaker, Rush University 50th Commencement, 2022
"Please Don't Leave Us" Award, University of Chicago Internal Medicine Residency, 2019
Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2014
Fisch Art of Medicine Award, 2014