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Gina Piscitello


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gina Piscitello, MD MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics at the University of Pittsburgh. Her clinical responsibilities include inpatient palliative consultation and outpatient palliative clinic at UPMC.

She completed her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University, medical school at the University of Minnesota, and internal medicine residency and hospice and palliative medicine fellowship at the University of Chicago. She also completed a Master of Clinical Research at Rush University and a fellowship in clinical medical ethics at the MacLean Center at the University of Chicago.

She 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.

A complete list of her published work can be found here.

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