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Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Co-Director Sleep in the ICU Task Force, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Contact Information

Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH

Patient Care Locations

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

    PO Box 208057, 300 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8057

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Pisani is a board certified physician who specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. As a clinician-investigator with expertise in pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and chronic disease epidemiology, Dr. Pisani’s research focuses on improving the care and outcomes of critically ill patients. She has a special interest in geriatric pulmonary and critical care medicine an outcomes in older patients. She holds an MPH in chronic disease epidemiology and brings this training and her research focus to her role as mentor for fellows and junior faculty doing clinical and translational work in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. In addition, she has extensive experience in conducting longitudinal clinical research studies both in the critical care setting and the outpatient setting. Her current research focuses on sleep in critically ill patients and its impact on delirium and other patient centered outcomes.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2001)
  • MPH
    Yale School of Public Health (2001)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1998)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1997)
  • MD
    Temple University (1994)
  • MS
    New Jersey Institute of Technology (1987)
  • BS
    Iona College (1985)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Chest 2021 College Medalist AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)2021
Carabasi LectureshipBaylor Scott-White2019
Chest Distinguished Educator AwardCHEST American College of Chest Physicians2017
BI Clinical Research Award in Women's Pulmonary Health2009
NIH Loan Repayment Program2009
NIH Loan Repayment Program2008
NIH Loan Repayment Program2007
NIH Loan Repayment Program2006
William B. Abrams Award in Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology2006
NIH Loan Repayment Program2005
NIH Loan Repayment Program2004
NIH Loan Repayment Program2003
CHEST Foundation Young Investigator Award2001
The Emanuel M. Weinberger Award for Achievement in Rheumatology1994
John Creswell Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in Medicine1993

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Exam CommitteeChair2020 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Women's Advisory Council2020 - Present
American Board of Internal MedicineChair2020 - Present
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Woman's Health Network2019 - Present
Seminars in Respiratory MedicineGuest Editor2019
NIDUSGrant Reviewer2019
Yale University ServiceParticipant2019
Yale University ServiceAdmissions Committee2019 - Present
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Women's Health Network2019 - Present
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Scientific Program C ommittee2019 - Present
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Executive Committe of the Council of Networks2019 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Representative Diversity/Inclusion Roundtable2019 - Present
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Certification Exam Standard SettingMember2019 - Present
Americian Thoracic Society (ATS)Pneelist for ATS Assembly Journal Club, "Low-dose nocturnal dexmedetomidine prevents ICU delirium; a randomized, placebo, controlled trial"2018
Yale University ServicesFaculty Advisory Committee2018 - Present
Yale University CommitteesPalliative Care & Symptom Science2018 - Present
Yale University ServiceYNHH Health Systems Sedation Committee2018 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Blog Editor, Social Media Working Group2018 - Present
Americian Thoracic Society (ATS)President2018 - Present
Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care Course2018 - Present
French National Program For Clinical Research (PHRCN)Grant Reviewer2017
NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, (CTSA), The Ohio State UniversityGrant Reviewer2017
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Women's Health Network2017 - 2019
Yale University ServiceInternal Medicine Specialties Panel2017
Habitat for HumanityVolunteer2017
Departmental CommitteesDiversity Committee2017 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Councile of Networks2017 - Present
Connecticut Thoracic SocietyPresident & Founder2017 - Present
Connecticut Pulmonary SocietyAnnual Meeting Planning Committee2016 - 2018
Yale University ServiceYNHH Health Systems Delirium & Geriatrics Committee2016 - Present
American College of Chest PhysiciansSocial Media Working Group2016 - Present
Americian Thoracic Society (ATS)Senior Mentor; mentoring Program ATS National Meeting2016 - Present
American Thoracic Society (ATS)Critical Illness and aiging working group2016 - Present
Americian Thoracic Society (ATS)Education Assembly2015 - 2019
Connecticut Pulmonary SocietyAnnual Meeting Planning Committee2015 - 2018
Americian Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Board Exam CommitteeMember2015 - Present
PleuraEditoral Board2015 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Educational Programming Committee2015 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)ACCP Mentoring Program, participant as a mentor2015 - Present
BAISL (Better Assessment in Severe Illness) Delirium Expert PanelExpert Panel Member2015 - Present
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Board Review CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)Pain, agitation, delirium (PADIS) Guidelines Revision Committee2014 - 2018
Pain, Agitation, Delirium (PADIS) GuidelinesCommittee Member2014 - 2018
Yale University ServiceMICU Alarm Committee, YNHH2014 - 2017
Tashua School-Visiting Author DayCoordinator2014
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Criticial Care Network2014 - Present
Americian Thoracic Society (ATS)Sleep and Neurobiology Assembly2014 - Present
Yale New Haven HospitalVolunteer2014 - Present
American College of Chest PhysicainsScientific Programming and Advisory Committee2013 - 2017
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Scientific Programming Advisory Committee2013 - 2015
Tashua School Brownie TroopLecturer2013
Scientific Program Committee, Connecticut Thoracic SocietyMember2013 - Present
Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical CareEditoral Board2013 - Present
Center of excellence for Delirium in Aging:Research, Training and Educational Enhancement (CEDARTREE)Executive Committee Member2013 - Present
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Women's Health Network2013 - Present
NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, (CTSA), Albert Einstein College of MedicineGrant Reviewer2012
Sleep in the ICU Task ForceCo-Chair2012 - Present
Departmental CommitteesPhysician Scientist Recruitment Committee2012 - 2018
Yale University ServiceFellowship Milestone Committee2012 - 2018
Yale University ServiceMICU Faculty Committee2012 - 2016
American College of Chest Physicians Scientific Presentations and Awards CommitteeCommittee Member2011 - Present
SAGES Delirium Program Project Grant, Safety Advisory Board, SAGES Delirium Program Project GrantMember2011 - Present
Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging: Research, Training, and Educational Enhancement.(CEDARTREE)Advisor2011 - Present
Yale University ServiceSedation Protocol Committee, YNHH2011 - 2016
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Scientific Programming Advisory Committee2011 - Present
Association of Program Directors in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (APDPCCM)Member2010 - 2018
Yale University ServiceFellowship Research Advisory Committee2009 - 2018
Yale University Service4th Year of Fellowship Committee2009 - 2018
Yale University ServiceFellowship Curriculum Committee2009 - 2012
Yale University ServiceGeriatric Section Chief Search Committee2009 - Present
Yale University ServiceFellowship Curriculum Committee2009 - Present
Yale University ServicesGraduate Medical Education Committee2008 - 2011
Pulmonary & Critical Care & Sleep Updates (PCCSU), American College of Chest PhysiciansEditor2007 - 2012
Departmental CommitteesInternal Medicine Research Advisory Panel2007 - 2012
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Updates (PCCSU) Online2007 - 2012
Respiratory Disease in Older Patients, Clinics in Chest MedicineGuest Editor2007
Yale University ServiceAlcohol Withdrawal Treatment Protocol Committee, YNHH2007 - Present
CHEST Foundation Geriatric Developement Research AwardsGrant Reviewer2006 - 2010
Up-To-Date-Intergrating Geriatrics into SubspecialtiesReviewer2006
American College of Chest PhysiciansReviewer2006 - Present
Yale University ServiceDelirium Treatment Protocol Committee, YNHH2006 - 2012
Yale University ServicePulmonary Faculty Recruitment Selection Committee2006 - 2009
Yale University ServicePCCSM Faculty Schedule2006 - Present
Americian C ollege of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Chest Foundation Community Service2005 - 2016
Yale University ServiceProgram on Aging Research Career Development Core Planning Committee2003
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Women's Health Network2003 - Present
Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)Americian College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)2003 - Present
Americian Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Recertification Project. Infusing Geriatrics into the Subspecialties of MedcineReviewer2003 - Present
Departmental CommitteesInternship Selection Committee2001 - 2004
Americian Thoracic Society (ATS)Clinical Problems Assembly2001 - Present
American Thoracic Society (ATS)Critical Care Assembly2001 - Present
Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)Internal Medicine2001 - Present
JAMA, BMJ, Chest, Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care, Journal of the American Geriatrics SocietyReviewer2001 - Present

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