Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Rollin M. Wright, MD, MA, MPH

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Assistant Professor

Office: 3471 Fifth Avenue
Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-2360
Fax: 412-692-2370
E-mail: rmw27@pitt.edu

Education
BA, University of Virginia, 1991
MA (Clinical Ethics), University of Virginia, 1994
MD, Albany Medical College, 1999
MPH, Brown University, 2007
MS (Medical Education), University of Pittsburgh, 2012

Training
General Internal Medicine (residency), Brown University (Rhode Island Hospital), 2002
Geriatric Medicine, Brown University, 2005
Health Services Research Fellowship, Center for Gerentology & Health Care Research-Brown University, 2005

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Graduate Medical Education
Teaching Interprofessionalism
Long-term Care Medicine
Communicating with Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
Medication use in long-term care
Complex Medical Decision Making
 

Profile
Dr. Wright is a diplomate in Internal Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine. She has masters degrees in Clinical Ethics and Medical Education. Her academic interests are listed above. She holds an academic appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Wright is a key clinician educator in the internal medicine residency program, and she is the Track Director for the residency's Geriatrics Track. Currently, Dr. Wright practices geriatric medicine in 2 long term care settings in Allegheny County
and on the geriatrics hospitalist service at Magee Women's Hospital.

Recent Grants
Title: Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA)
Role: PI
Amount:
Funding Agency: Health Services Research Administration
Start Year: 2010
End Year: 2011

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