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LAUREN FERRANTE

Dr. Ferrante is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, USA. Before moving to Yale for postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Ferrante trained in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center. At Yale, she concurrently completed a clinical fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, a research fellowship in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology, and a Masters of Health Science degree before joining the faculty in 2015.

Dr. Ferrante’s research program is focused on understanding and improving the functional outcomes of critically ill older adults. Her work has been recognized with an AGS/Merck New Investigator Award (2016), the Yale School of Medicine Iva Dostanic Physician-Scientist Award (2016), and an ANZICS Intensive Care Global Rising Star Fellowship (2018). She is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and in 2017 was awarded a Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders in Aging Career Development Award. As a leader at the interface of critical care medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Ferrante co-chairs both the Aging in Critical Care Interest Group of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Medical Subspecialties Section of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).