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Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

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.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
PhD (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2005.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2005-2007.
Fellow in Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2007-2009.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine , 2007.
Adolescent Medicine, 2010.
American Board of Internal Medicine re-certification, 2017.
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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

Amber-Nicole Bird, MD, Oana Tomescu, MD/PhD, Amber Pincavage, MD: A Novel Medical Student-Driven Multicenter Resilience Curriculum (poster) Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM); Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM) National Meeting April 2019.

Niharika Ganta, MD MPH; Janae Heath, MD, MSCE; Oana Tomescu MD, PhD : Prevalence and Contributors to Subspecialty Trainee Burnout and Impact of Innovative Wellness Consultative Service (poster) Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Conference; Philadelphia, PA April 2019.

Alisha Jamil, Sara Ginzberg, MD, Elizabeth Duckworth, and Oana Tomescu, MD PhD: The Impact of Changing to a Pass/Fail Curriculum on Burnout ​at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania​ (poster) Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Conference; Philadelphia, PA April 2019.

Niharika Ganta MD, Caitlin White MD, Janae K. Heath MD, Oana Tomescu MD, PhD : "Implementation of a Wellness Consultative Service to Identify Drivers of Burnout in Subspecialty Training Programs" (poster) Department of Medicine Research Day June 2018.

Anne Duckles; Heather Klusaritz, MSW, PhD; Oana Tomescu, MD University of Pennsylvania : A qualitative exploration of burnout and wellness in internal medicine residents at Penn Medicine “We’re in this because we love patients, but all of that gets forgotten when you’re stressed.” (poster). SGIM, Annual Meeting Denver, CO April 2018.

Anne Duckles and Oana Tomescu, MD/PhD University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine : "A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Mindfulness-Based Resilience Curriculum for Medical Residents" (poster). SGIM, Annual Meeting Denver, CO Apri 2018.

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.

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 December 2017.

Anne Duckles and Oana Tomescu: Burnout and Mindfulness Among Internal Medicine Residents (poster) ACP, Regional Conference November 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.: Evidence-Based Interventions for Medical Student, Trainee and Practicing Physician Wellbeing: A CHARM Annotated Bibliography (online publication). Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Tomescu O. (eds.). Alexandria (VA): Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, Page: 75, November 2017.

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Last updated: 07/22/2019
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