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

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Associate Professor of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair For Education, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PCAM, South Pavilion, 6th Floor, Room 628
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7772
Fax: 215-349-8232
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.
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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. She also is developing novel teaching tools for sleep medicine education using distance learning strategies.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Rosen's primary clinical interest is sleep disordered breathing in patients with cardiopulmonary disease; 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

Watach AJ, McPhillips MV, Saconi B, Lang-Gallagher R, Lyons MM, Renz SM, Rosen IM, Sawyer AM.: Exploring Nurse Practitioner Students’ Perceptions of a Sleep e-Learning Program. Nursing Education Perspectives. Nursing Education Perspectives July-August 2023 Notes: Accepted for publication Oct 2022.

Epstein LJ, Plante DT, Rosen IM.: Mastery learning program to teach sleep study scoring. J Clin Sleep Med Dec 2022.

Butler Paris D. MD, MPH; Fowler Jessica C. MD, MPH; Meer Elana MD, MBA; Rosen Ilene M. MD, MSCE; Reyes Iris M. MD; Berns Jeffrey S. MD: A Blueprint for Increasing Ethnic and Racial Diversity in U.S. Residency Training Programs. Academic Medicine 97(11): 1632-1636, November 2022.

Sawyer AM, Saconi B, Lyons MM, Lang-Gallagher R, Renz SM, Watach AJ, McPhillips MV, Rosen IM. : Case-based, asynchronous sleep education outcomes among primary care nurse practitioner students. J Clin Sleep Med 18(10): 2367-2376, October 2022.

Bakhru Rita N, Basner Mathias, Kerlin Meeta Prasad, Halpern Scott D, Hansen-Flaschen John, Rosen Ilene M, Dinges David F, Schweickert William D: Sleep and Work in ICU Physicians During a Randomized Trial of Nighttime Intensivist Staffing. Critical Care Medicine 47(7): 894-902, Jul 2019.

Shea JA, Bellini LM, Dinges DF, Curtis LM, Tao Y, Zhu J, Small DS, Basner M, Norton L, Novak C, Dine CJ, Rosen IM, Volpp KG: Impact of Protected Sleep Period for Internal Medicine Interns on Overnight Call on Depression, Burnout, and Empathy. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 6(2): 256-263, Jun 2014.

Dine CJ, Wingate N, Rosen IM, Myers JS, Lapin J, Kogan JR, Shea JA: Using Peers to Assess Handoffs: a Pilot Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 28(8): 1008-13, Aug 2013.

Rosen Ilene M, Gimotty Phyllis A, Shea Judy A, Bellini Lisa M: Evolution of Sleep Quantity, Sleep Deprivation, Mood Disturbances, Empathy, and Burnout Among Interns. Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 81(1): 82-5, Jan 2006.

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 Ilene M, Bellini Lisa M, Shea Judy A: Sleep Behaviors and Attitudes Among Internal Medicine Housestaff in a U.S. University-based Residency Program. Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 79(5): 407-16, May 2004.

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