Dr. Gershengorn is an Associate Professor and Interim Vice Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell and a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia. She is Associate Editor for Critical Care of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society and serves on the program committee for Critical Care for the ATS as well as the steering committee for Internal Medicine for the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Gershengorn’s research program focuses on the allocation of ICU resources and the impact such allocation has on the outcomes of critically ill patients. In particular, she is interested in understanding how (1) ICU staffing and (2) practices which may be tied to staffing affect patient morbidity and mortality.