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

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Associate Designated Institutional Official, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Graduate Medical Education
Senior Associate Designated Institutional Official for Clinical Evaluation and Competency, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Graduate Medical Education
Vice Chair For Education, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PCAM, South Pavilion, 6th Floor, Room 628
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-5420
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1993-1996.
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1996-1997.
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1999.
Fellow, Sleep Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1999-2000.
American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2001.
Critical Care Medicine; Diplomate #168269, 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine; Diplomate #168269 (Initial 1996), 2006.
Sleep Medicine; Diplomate #168269 (initial 2009), 2018.
Pulmonary Medicine; Diplomate #168269 (initial 1999), 2021.
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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

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 June 2022 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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 2022 Notes: Uncomposed, edited manuscript published online ahead of print. DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004847.

Lawrence J. Epstein, MD, David T. Plante, MD, PhD, Ilene M. Rosen, MD, MSCE. : Mastery Learning Program to Teach Sleep Study Scoring. JCSM (in press) 2022.

Jennifer S. Myers MD, Jo Shapiro MD, FACS, Ilene M. Rosen MD, MSCE: Gotcha! Using Patient Safety Event Reports to Report People Rather than Problems Journal of Graduate Medical Education. ACGME, October 2020.

Mann EA, Nandkumar S, Addy N, Demko BG, Freedman NS, Gillespie MB, Headapohl W, Kirsch DB, Phillips BA, Rosen IM, Schneider LD, Stepnowsky CJ, Yaremchuk KL, Eydelman MB.: Study design considerations for sleep-disordered breathing devices. J Clin Sleep Med. Page: 441-449, Mar 2020.

Yu JL, Rosen I.: Utility of the modified Mallampati grade and Friedman tongue position in the assessment of obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 16(2): 303-308, Feb 2020.

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.

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