Carla L. Spagnoletti MD, MS, FACP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and a clinician-educator in the Division of General Internal Medicine where she serves as Director of the Academic Clinician-Educator Scholars (ACES) Fellowship. She recently assumed the role of Director of the Masters and Certificate Programs in Medical Education in the Institute for Clinical Research Education at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Spagnoletti serves on the Patient Experiences Physician Advisory Committee for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is Chair of the Division of General Internal Medicine Patient Experiences Committee. In addition, she serves as Key Clinical Faculty in the internal medicine training program, Course Director for “Advanced Medical Interviewing” for second-year medical students and Course Director of “Teaching Communication Skills” for fellows and faculty in the Institute for Clinical Research Education at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Spagnoletti's scholarly activity centers around curriculum development and medical education research in the areas of patient-doctor communication, professional development, and women’s health, as well as extensive career and research mentoring of students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty.
Dr. Spagnoletti earned her MD degree in 2001, completed her residency training in 2004, and her master’s degree in medical education and her General Medicine Fellowship in 2006 --- all from the University of Pittsburgh. She provides clinical care to patients at UPMC Montefiore Hospital where she maintains a busy outpatient practice and provides oversight to internal medicine housestaff in both the outpatient and inpatient settings.