Department of Medicine
Jennifer Rusiecki is a general internist, with additional training in women’s health and medical education. Her research interests include the integration of women’s health into primary care, as well as the use of decision aids and decisional support tools in that environment. She has also developed an innovative curriculum for internal medicine residents focusing on the steps and skills involved in a shared decision making encounter in the primary care setting.
She is a member of the American Medical Women’s Association, American College of Physicians, Society of General Internal Medicine, and Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine.
Rusiecki earned a BS in chemistry from Emory University and an MD from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her residency in the Division of General Internal Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, as well as a women’s health fellowship in the Department of Medicine of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. In addition, she obtained an MS in medical education from the University of Pittsburgh, where she was honored with the Thomas O’Toole Award for outstanding work with underserved populations.