Description of Research Expertise:
1. Physician Burnout and Recovery: Interventions for Physician Wellbeing
Niharika Ganta MD, Caitlin White MD, Janae K. Heath MD, Oana Tomescu MD, PhD: "Implementation of a Wellness Consultative Service to Identify Drivers of Burnout in Subspecialty Training Programs"
Department of Medicine Research Day : 2018.
Anne Duckles and Oana Tomescu, MD/PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine: "A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Mindfulness-Based Resilience Curriculum
for Medical Residents" SGIM, Annual Meeting
Denver, CO : 2018.
Anne Duckles; Heather Klusaritz, MSW, PhD; Oana Tomescu, MD, University of Pennsylvania: A qualitative exploration of burnout and wellness in internal medicine residents at Penn Medicine“We’re in this because we love patients, but all of that gets forgotten when you’re stressed.” SGIM, Annual Meeting
Denver, CO : 2018.
Oana Tomescu, MD PhD: Resilience Strategies for Burnout: Recognition and Recovery (chapter) The Toolkit Series: A Textbook for Today's Chief Medical Resident, 24th Edition : 2018.
Anne Duckles, Heather Klusaritz and Oana Tomescu: A Qualitative Exploration of the Impact of a Resident Wellness Curriculum
Qualitative Health Research Conference, Quebec, Canada : 2017.
Thomas L, Harry E, Quirk R, Gooding H, Ripp J, James T, Kosub KY, Pinto-Powell RC, Orrange S, Panagioti M, Duckles AB, Brown C, Feingold J, Co JP, Wallach S, Tan WW, McManamon AC, Palamara K, Block L, Quinn M, Lukela M, Tomescu O.: Evidence-Based Interventions for Medical Student, Trainee and Practicing Physician Wellbeing: A CHARM Annotated Bibliography Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
Anne Duckles and Oana Tomescu: Burnout and Mindfulness Among Internal Medicine Residents
ACP, Regional Conference : 2017.
Drs. neha Vapiwala and Oana Tomescu: Wisdom for new doctors: 'We're all in this together' Philadelphia Inquirer : 2017.
Tomescu O.: An Evaluation of a Pilot Resilience and Mindfulness Training Curriculum
for Internal Medicine Interns (poster)
AAIM Skills Development Conference, October 2016
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
Peter, NG, Feit KE, Sonis J, Tomescu O, Pletcher JR.: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. : 523-30,2014.