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photo Carla Leigh Spagnoletti, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Academic Clinician-Educator Scholars (ACES) Fellowship in General Internal Medicine

Director, Masters and Certificate Programs in Medical Education, Institute for Clinical Research Education, University of Pittsburgh

Email: spagnoletticl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Contact
Office: UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Suite 933W
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4888
Fax: 412-692-4499
E-mail: spagnoletticl@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Julie Mastro
Address: UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Suite 933W
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: mastroja@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-692-4824
Education and Training
Education
BS, Pre-Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, 1997
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2001
MS, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2006
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2004
Women's Health Fellowship, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2006
Research Interest
Dr. Spagnoletti's research interest is in the field of medical education, with focus on patient-doctor communication, the patient experience, and professional development. In addition to leading and mentoring numerous medical education research projects, she has obtained and has mentored many others to obtain competitive funding through divisional, institutional, and foundational sources for scholarly educational work.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Spagnoletti completed her internal medicine residency training in the Women's Health track at UPMC and her general internal medicine/Women's Health fellowship at the VA Hospital of Pittsburgh. Her clinical focus is in women's health. In addition to her active outpatient and inpatient practices in Montefiore Hospital, she works closely with internal medicine residents and medical students as a clinical preceptor.
Educational Interest
Dr. Spagnoletti's teaching focuses on professional development, patient-doctor communication, and clinical women's health and internal medicine. She serves in several educational leadership roles. She currently oversees 11 fellows in her role as Director of the Academic Clinician-Educators Scholars Fellowship in General Internal Medicine and 34 post-graduate students in her role as Director of the Masters and Certificate Programs in Medical Education at the Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE). She is a founding member of the Patient Experiences Physician Advisory Committee at UPMC, Course Director for Advanced Medical Interviewing in the medical school, Co-Director of the internal medicine resident research program, and Course Director for Teaching Communication Skills at the ICRE. She received national awards from the Society of General Internal Medicine for her scholarship in medical education and leadership accomplishments.
Publications
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Notable Achievements
Association of Chiefs and Leaders in General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM) Leadership Award, 2016
Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Scholarship in Medical Education Award, 2015
SGIM Exemplary Clinical Workshop Award, 2013
Academy of Master Educators Inductee, 2012
American College of Physicians Fellowship, 2012
Institute for Clinical Research Education Inaugural Distinguished Alumnus in Medcial Education Award, 2011
SGIM David E. Rogers Junior Faculty Education Award, 2010
SGIM Women's Task Force Award for Excellent Women's Health Workshop, 2009
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Faculty Recognition Award, 2006
SGIM David E. Rogers Junior Faculty Education Award, 2006