Dr. Ferrante is a Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine physician at the Yale School of Medicine who conducts clinical research at the interface of critical care medicine and geriatrics. The overarching goal of her research program is to understand and improve the functional outcomes of older ICU patients. Dr. Ferrante is a strong advocate of integrating geriatrics principles into critical care medicine and increasing collaboration between the subspecialties and geriatrics. To that end, she co-founded/co-chairs the Aging in Critical Care Interest Group of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and co-chairs the Medical Subspecialties Section of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). She is currently funded by a Beeson award from the NIH/NIA and the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. From a clinical perspective, Dr. Ferrante is an attending physician in the medical intensive care unit (MICU) of Yale New Haven Hospital, where she is the physician leader of STEPS-ICU early mobilization program.