Alana Sagin, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Medical Student Palliative Care Elective, HUP, PPMC
Co-Director, Frontiers in Medicine Palliative Care Course, PSOM
Director, UME Palliative Care Education, PSOM
Director, CARE-7 Curriculum in Palliative Care, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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2018 White Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-460-7723
Middlebury College, 2004.
Bryn Mawr College, 2005.
Jefferson Medical College, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Alana Sagin, MD, Matthew S. Ellman, MD, Ruhi R. Shariff, MD, FACP, Christopher A Jones, MD, MBA, Kate Tindall, MD, Caitlin H. Siropaides, DO, : A Multicenter Qualitative Analysis of Medical Student Narratives After a Palliative Care Elective American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Robert E Enck (eds.). SAGE Journals, November 2020 Notes:

Alana Sagin, MD, Sharon M. Kimberly, MSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW, Jill P. Farabelli MSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW, Kava Schafer, MDiv, MA, Pallavi Kumar, MD, MPH, Tanya J. Uritsky, PharmD, CPE : Teaching Pain Management in Serious Illness in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic: A Team Based Intervention. MedEdPortal 16(11006): October 2020.

Sagin A, O'Connor NR: Can "An Extra Layer of Support" Sign Off? Journal of Palliative Medicine 28(8): 800, April 2017.

Alana Sagin, MD, James N. Kirkpatrick, MD, Barbara A. Pisani, DO, Beth B. Fahlberg, PhD, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CHPN, Annika L. Sundlof, and Nina R. O’Connor, MD: Emerging Collaboration Between Palliative Care Specialists and Mechanical Circulatory Support Teams: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Elsevier, 52(4): 491-497, October 2016.

Alana Sagin and Nina O’Connor: "Palliative Care in Liver Transplantation, When to Consult a Specialist" Contemporary Liver Transplantation. Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015.

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