Regina Makdissi MD, FACP, SFHM

Regina Makdissi

Regina Makdissi
MD, FACP, SFHM

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
rm49@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2006)
  • MD, University of Aleppo (2000)

Employment:

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2006-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Program Director - Internal Medicine Residency Program, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2018–2020)
  • Associate Program Director, Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2008–2018)
  • ECRIP Research Fellow, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2014–2016)
  • Section Chief, Erie County Medical Center (2010–2015)
  • Associate Director, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2010–2013)
  • Research Associate, Diabetes and Endocrinology of Western NY, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital (2003)

Awards and Honors:

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2019)
  • White Coat Award (2018)
  • Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (2017)
  • Research Fellow, Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program 2014 - 2016 (2016)
  • Siegel Award (Honorable Mention) (2013)
  • Evidence-Based Clincal Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of DVT 2009-2012 (2012)
  • FACP - Invited Fellow of the American College of Physicians (2012)
  • White Coat Award (2011)
  • Dr. M. Carter Pannill Award (2008)
  • Development and Writing Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2014–December 2016
    Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program
    New York State Department of Public Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 2014–May 2016
    Biomarkers Prediction of Important Healthcare Outcomes in Patients with Alcohol-Related Hospitalization
    Research for Health in Erie County
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $37,000
  • Back to Bedside
    ACGME
    Role: Consultant

Journal Articles:


Professional Memberships:

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2013–present)
  • American College of Physicians Fellow (2011–present)
  • Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine (2008–present)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2006–present)
  • American Medical Association (2003–2006)
  • Syrian Medical Association (2000–present)

Presentations:

  • "Co-Creating a Surviving to Thriving Curriculum" APDIM; ; Learning Environment (2019)
  • "A Tale of Two Programs, A Practical Guide to Implementing and Sustaining an Academic Conference" APDIM 2018 (2018)
  • "Cultural and Structural Competency Training for Medical Students" Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting; Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) (2018)
  • "Integrating Resident Rejuvenation into the 4:1" Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting; Society of General Internal Medicine (2018)
  • "Mindfully Creating a Joyful Medical Training Experience: From Parenting to Partnering" APDIM 2018 (2018)
  • "Phosphatidylethanol Level as a Predictor of Acute Alcohol Withdrawal" Society of Hospital Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting; Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) (2018)
  • "Physician Wellness: Building an Initiative from the Ground Up" Society of General Internal Medicine 2017 Annual Meeting (2017)
  • "Wellness Housestaff" Society of Hospital Medicine 2017 (2017)
  • "Association Between Direct Alcohol Biomarkers and Benzodiazepine Use During Alcohol-Related Hospitalizations" Society of Hospital Medicine 2016 Annual Meeting; Society of Hospital Medicine (2016)

Service Activities:

  • UBMD Internal Medicine Board of Directors; Board Member (2020–2021)
  • UBMD Internal Medicine Board of Directors; Board Member (2019–2020)
  • Graduate Medical Education Residentsā€˜ Wellness Committee; Co-Chair (2018–present)
  • Academic Hospitalists Group, Division of General Internal Medicine; Chair (2017–present)
  • Department of Medicine Teaching Special Interest Group; Member (2017–present)
  • LCME Learning Environment Subcommittee; Member (2017–present)
  • Graduate Medical Education Wellness and Wellbeing Committee; Member (2016–2017)
  • State University of New York at Buffalo Residency Wellness Committee; Chair (2016–present)
  • Erie County Medical Center Sepsis Committee; Member (2016–present)
  • Department of Medicine Strategic Planning Committee; Member (2016–present)
  • Erie County Medical Center Patient Council; Member (2016–present)
  • IT Physician Advisory Committee; Member (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo Faculty Senate; Member (2014–2016)
  • Department of Medicine Board of Directors; Member (2014)
  • Mini Medical School Advisory Committee; Member (2014–present)
  • McMaster Online Rating for Evidence (MORE) Clinical Relevance Online Rating System; Peer Reviewer (2014–present)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Journal of General Internal Medicine Peer reviewer and reviewer for abstract submissions to SGIM Meeting; Peer Reviewer (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Duty Hours Committee; Member (2013–2016)
  • Pay for Performance Committee (2012)
  • Department of Medicine Board of Directors; Member (2012)
  • University at Buffalo Faculty Council; Member (2011–2013)
  • Clinical Competency Committee; Member (2011–present)
  • Erie County Medical Center Medical Executive Committee; Member (2010–2014)
  • Utilization Review Committee; Chair (2010–2012)
  • Erie County Medical Center Re-admission Committee; Member (2010–present)
  • State University of New York at Buffalo Grievance Committee; Member (2009–2012)
  • Curriculum Development Committee; Chair (2009–present)
  • Housestaff Evaluation Committee; Member (2007–2011)
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee; Member (2006–present)
  • CVT Prophylaxis and Awareness Committee; Member (2006–present)
  • GLH Radio Medical Discussions/Health Topics 2011-present Regular guest on GLH radio shows discussing various medical and health topics; Guest Member
  • Summer Youth Program; Volunteer

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
rm49@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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