Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Edward S. Cooper Practice of General Internal Medicine
3701 Market Street, Suite 640
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2250
Fax: (215)615-3995
Education:
BA (Biochemistry)
Wellesley College , 1995.
PhD (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

1. Adolescent & Young Adult Health
2. Adolescents & Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs
3. Mind-Body Medicine
4. Dysautonomia Syndromes

Description of Other Expertise

1. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, with Dr. Michael Baime
The Penn Program for Mindfulness, University of Pennsylvania
Completed 8-week course, Spring 2006

2. Mind-Body Medicine, studied with Dr. James Gordon
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine
Completed workshop, October 2010

3. Advanced Mindfulness Meditation Training, with Dr. Michael Baime
The Penn Program for Mindfulness, University of Pennsylvania
Completed 8-week course, Fall 2016

Description of Research Expertise

1. Physician Burnout and Recovery: Interventions for Physician Wellbeing

Selected Publications

Oana Tomescu, MD PhD: Resilience Strategies for Burnout: Recognition and Recovery (chapter). The Toolkit Series: A Textbook for Today's Chief Medical Resident, 24th Edition. Daniel Kim, MD (eds.). Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, 2018.

Drs. neha Vapiwala and Oana Tomescu: Wisdom for new doctors: 'We're all in this together' Philadelphia Inquirer August 2017.

Thomas L, Harry E, Quirk R, Gooding H, Ripp J, James T, Kosub KY, Pinto-Powell RC, Orrange S, Panagioti M, Duckles AB, Brown C, Feingold J, Co JP, Wallach S, Tan WW, McManamon AC, Palamara K, Block L, Quinn M, Lukela M, Tomescu O, compilers.: Evidence-Based Interventions for Medical Student, Trainee and Practicing Physician Wellbeing: A CHARM Annotated Bibliography Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Tomescu O. (eds.). Alexandria (VA): Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, Page: 75, 2017.

Anne Duckles and Oana Tomescu: Burnout and Mindfulness Among Internal Medicine Residents (poster) ACP, Regional Conference 2017.

Anne Duckles, Heather Klusaritz and Oana Tomescu: A Qualitative Exploration of the Impact of a Resident Wellness Curriculum (poster) Qualitative Health Research Conference, Quebec, Canada 2017.

Tomescu O.: An Evaluation of a Pilot Resilience and Mindfulness Training Curriculum for Internal Medicine Interns (poster) AAIM Skills Development Conference, October 2016 Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center National Harbor, MD October 2016.

Peter, NG, Feit KE, Sonis J, Tomescu O, Pletcher JR.: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. Ginsburg KG and Kinsman SB, eds. (eds.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Page: 523-30, January 2014 Notes: Chapter 60.

Tomescu O.: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. Ginsburg KG and Kinsman SB, eds. (eds.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Page: 581-92, January 2014 Notes: Chapter 67.

Wallis, EM, Tomescu, O, Schwartz, LA, Salek, E, Trachtenburg, S, Stollon, N, and N Peter.: "Transitioning Children with Chronic Illness to Adult Healthcare: Practices of Pediatric Clinicians." 14th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference Research Symposium; 2013; Houston, TX. 2013.

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KR: Interviewing the Adolescent: Strategies that Promote Communication and Foster Resiliency. Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology, 6th edition. S. Jean Emans and Marc R. Laufer (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 21-28, 2012.

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Last updated: 12/19/2017
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