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Gary E. Weissman, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Core Faculty, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Instructor A in Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Institute for Biomedical Informatics
Department: Medicine

Contact information
306 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
AB (Physics)
Dartmouth College, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 2011.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2014.
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2017.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsyvlania, 2018-2018.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2014.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2016.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

critical care medicine, pulmonary diseases, general internal medicine

Description of Other Expertise

population health, health policy, health services research

Description of Research Expertise

clinical informatics, natural language processing, machine learning, social network analysis

Selected Publications

Jennifer C Ginestra, Rachel Kohn, Rebecca A Hubbard, Andrew Crane-Droesch, Scott D. Halpern, Meeta Prasad Kerlin, Gary E Weissman: Association of Unit Census with Delays in Antimicrobial Initiation among Ward Patients with Hospital-acquired Sepsis. Annals of the American Thoracic Society March 2022.

Flamholz ZN, Crane-Droesch A, Ungar LH, Weissman GE. : Word embeddings trained on published case reports are lightweight, effective for clinical tasks, and free of protected health information. Journal of Biomedical Informatics January 2022.

Martin JA, Crane-Droesch A, Lapite FC, Puhl JC, Kmiec TE, Silvestri HA, Ungar LH, Kinosian BP, Himes BE, Hubbard RA, Diamond JM, Ahya V, Sims MW, Halpern SD, Weissman GE.: Development and validation of a prediction model for actionable aspects of frailty in the text of clinicians’ encounter notes. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association November 2021.

Shah PK, Ginestra JC, Ungar LH, Junker P, Rohrbach JI, Fishman NO, Weissman GE: A Simulated Prospective Evaluation of a Deep Learning Model for Real-Time Prediction of Clinical Deterioration Among Ward Patients. Critical Care Medicine 2021.

Weissman GE, Teeple S, Eneanya ND, Hubbard RA, Kangovi S.: Effects of neighborhood-level data on performance and algorithmic equity of a model that predicts 30-day heart failure readmissions at an urban academic medical center. J Card Fail Card Fail, 2021.

George L Anesi, Jayaram Chelluri, Zaffer A Qasim, Marzana Chowdhury, Rachel Kohn, Gary E Weissman, Brian Bayes, M Kit Delgado, Benjamin S Abella, Scott D Halpern, John C Greenwood: Association of an Emergency Department-embedded Critical Care Unit with Hospital Outcomes and Intensive Care Unit Utilization. Annals of the American Thoracic Society July 2020.

Weissman GE, Yadav KN, Srinivasan T, Szymanski S, Capulong F, Madden V, Courtright KR, Hart JL, Asch DA, Ratcliffe SJ, Schapira MM, Halpern SD. : Preferences for Predictive Model Characteristics among People Living with Chronic Lung Disease: A Discrete Choice Experiment. Medical Decision Making June 2020.

Harhay MO, Gasparini A, Walkey AJ, Weissman GE, Crowther MJ, Ratcliffe SJ, Russell JA.: Assessing the Course of Organ Dysfunction Using Joint Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Modeling in the Vasopressin and Septic Shock Trial. Critical Care Explorations 2(4): e0104, Apr 2020.

Weissman Gary E, Crane-Droesch Andrew, Chivers Corey, Luong ThaiBinh, Hanish Asaf, Levy Michael Z, Lubken Jason, Becker Michael, Draugelis Michael E, Anesi George L, Brennan Patrick J, Christie Jason D, Hanson Iii C William, Mikkelsen Mark E, Halpern Scott D: Locally Informed Simulation to Predict Hospital Capacity Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Annals of Internal Medicine Apr 2020.

Chaiyachati Krisda H, Liao Joshua M, Weissman Gary E, Hubbard Rebecca A, Morgan Anna U, Buehler Anna, Shea Judy A, Armstrong Katrina A: Gender Differences in Retention and Promotion Among Generalists Who Graduated From Research-Intensive Fellowships. Journal of graduate medical education 11(5): 535-542, Oct 2019.

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