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Ilene M. Rosen, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Medicine
Program Director , ACGME-accredited Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Department of Medicine
Associate Designated Institutional Official for Clinical Evaluation and Competency, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Graduate Medical Education
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Sleep Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
3624 Market Street, Suite 205
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7772
Fax: 215-615-4874
B.S. (Neuroscience)
Duke University, Durham, NC, 1989.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1993.
M.S.C.E. (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1993-1996.
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1996-1997.
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1999.
Fellow, Sleep Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1999-2000.
American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2001.
Critical Care Medicine; Diplomate #168269, 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine; Diplomate #168269, 2006.
Pulmonary Medicine; Diplomate #168269, 2009.
Sleep Medicine; Diplomate #168269, 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Rosen has published studies on the effects of lack of sleep on residents’ performances in Annals of Internal Medicine and JAMA.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Rosen's primary clinical interest is sleep apnea in patients with heart failure and she also treats patients with a variety of sleep disorders including circadian rhythm disorders, delayed sleep phase syndrome, idiopathic hypersomnolence, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, and sleep apnea.

Selected Publications

Patel NP, Ahmed M, Rosen I: Topics in Practice Management: split-night polysomnography. Chest 132(5): 1664-1671, Nov 2007.

Ahmed M, Patel NP, Rosen I: Topics in Practice Management: portable monitors in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea. Chest 132(5): 1672-1677, Nov 2007.

Rosen IM, Gimotty PA, Shea JA, and Bellini LM: Evolution of sleep quantity, sleep deprivation, mood disturbances, empathy and burnout amongst interns. Academic Medicine 81(1): 82-85, Jan 2006.

Hartenbaum M, Collop N, Rosen IM, Phillips B, George CF, Rowley JA, Freedman N, Weaver TE, Gurubhagavatula I, Strohl K, Leaman HM, Moffitt GL; American College of Chest Physicians; American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; National Sleep Foundation: Sleep apnea and commercial motor vehicle operators: Statement from the Joint Task Force of the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the National Sleep Foundation. Chest 130(3): 902-905, Sep 2006.

Rosen IM, Gimotty PA, Shea JA, Bellini LM: The association of sleep deprivation in internship with depression, burnout and empathy prior to the implementation of duty hour reform. Sleep 28: A137, 2005 Notes: Presented at Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting (poster presentation).

Campling BG, Hwang WT, Zhang J, Thompson S, Litzkey LA, Vachani A, Rosen IM, Algazy KM: A population-based study of lung carcinoma in Pennsylvania: comparison of Veterans Administration and civilian populations. Cancer 104: 833-840, Aug 2005.

Rosen IM, Bellini LM, Shea JA: Sleep behaviors and attitudes among internal medicine housestaff in a U.S. university-based residency program. Academic Medicine 79(5): 407-416, May 2004.

Rosen IM, Weinstein GS, Sterman D: Foreign-body aspiration in the largyngectomized patient: a case report of airway obstruction from an aspirated tracheoesophageal speech prosthesis. Journal of Bronchology 7: 248-251, Jul 2000.

Rosen IM, Christie JD, Bellini LM, Asch DA: Health and health care among housestaff in four U.S. internal medicine residency programs. Journal of General Internal Medicine 15(2): 116-121, Feb 2000.

Christie JD, Rosen IM, Bellini LM, Inglesby TV, Lindsay J, Alper A, Asch DA: Prescription drug use and self-prescription among resident physicians. JAMA 280(14): 1253-1255, Oct 1998.

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