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, NY 14215
rm49@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

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

Employment:

  • Program Director - Internal Medicine Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2018-present)
  • Section Chief, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2010-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2006-present)
  • Associate Program Director, Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2008–2018)
  • ECRIP Research Fellow, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2014–2016)
  • 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:

  • 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)
  • FACP - Invited Fellow of the American College of Physicians (2012)
  • Evidence-Based Clincal Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of DVT 2009-2012 (2012)
  • White Coat Award (2011)
  • 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

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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:

  • "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:

  • Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine; Alliance ambassador for Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2017–2018)
  • 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)
  • 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, NY 14215
rm49@buffalo.edu

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