Faculty Profile

Jennifer Rusiecki
Section of General Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Rusiecki is a general internist with a particular interest in women’s health and patient-center communication. She is interested in developing a women’s health curriculum for internal medicine residents and evaluating methods to integrate gender specific medicine into primary care. She has also developed curriculum to teach residents shared decision making and use of decision aids.

Clinical Interests

Gender specific medicine in primary care;contraceptive counseling and shared decision making; menopause; breast disease and reconciling multiple mammogram screening guidelines;determining cardiovascular risk in women


  • Rusiecki J, Rao Y, Cleveland J, Rhinehart Z, Champion H, Mathier M. Gender and Menopause Differences in Response to Tadalafil: 6MWD and Time to Clinical Worsening. Pulmonary Circulation. 2015; 5(4):701-6. PMID: 26697177.
  • Rusiecki J, Corbelli J. Insomnia [computer based instruction]. Annals Virtual Patients. http://vp.acponline.org/virtualpatients Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians; Published March 15, 2016
  • Bagenski A, Sink J, Rusiecki J. Thinking Beyond the Ostomy: An Unlikely Presentation of Huntington’s Disease. Case Report. Accepted to JAMA Internal Medicine. Publication pending.
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  • BS, 2005, Emory University , Chemistry
  • MD, 2011, Medical College of Georgia , Medicine
  • Residency, 2014, University of Pittsburgh , Internal Medicine
  • MS, 2016, University of Pittsburgh, Medical Education