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Department of Medicine

  Division of General Internal Medicine

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photo Gaetan Sgro, MD

Academic Hospitalist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Clinical Instructor in Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Email: Gaetan.sgro@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-1706

Contact
Office: VAPHS University Drive C
Room 11W-118
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-360-1706
Fax: 412-360-6947
E-mail: Gaetan.sgro@va.gov
Education and Training
Education
BA, The College of William and Mary in Virginia, 2004
MD, Jefferson Medical College, 2009
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2012
Chief Medical Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2013
Research Interest
Dr. Sgro's research interests lie at the intersection between quality improvement and medical education. His current grants are focused on developing innovative curricula to teach patient safety and quality improvement in graduate medical education, on improving transitions of care between inpatient and outpatient settings, and on the use of simulation to improve invasive procedure training for medical residents.
Clinical Interest
An Academic Hospitalist at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Dr. Sgro oversees the inpatient medicine rotation at the VA.
Educational Interest
Dr. Sgro serves as a core faculty member in the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and co-directs of the Area of Concentration in Humanities, Ethics, and Palliative Care in the School of Medicine. His scholarly work involves the implementation of narrative techniques to cultivate empathy, promote resiliency, and influence professional identify formation among medical students and residents. He is founder and director of Rounds for Reflection, which encourages medical residents to cultivate meaning and empathy through storytelling, and he has given national presentations and workshops on the medical humanities and narrative medicine.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Notable Achievements
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award, 2017
Associate Editor, Society of General Internal Medicine's Forum, 2017