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Rainier Soriano

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medical Education
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Clinical Geriatrics
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Education

  • MD, Univ. of Santo Tomas

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Santo Tomas University Hospital

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Englewood Hospital

  • Fellowship, Geriatrics
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Attending Physician, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute

    Dr. Soriano completed his medical school at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines followed by a residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine (Primary Care) at Englewood Hospital & Medical Center in Englewood, NJ.  He then completed his Geriatrics fellowship at Mount Sinai where he also served as Chief Fellow. He has also received additional training from the Stanford Faculty Development Program and the Harvard Macy Scholars Program for Educators in the Health Professions.  He has received numerous awards for medical student teaching from both the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty and the medical student body including the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Gold Humanism Award and the Master Educator Award from the Institute for Medical Education.  Dr. Soriano's career interests include medical education, clinical skills, students-as-teachers training and e-learning.  He currently serves as the Executive Content Editor for the Portal of Geriatrics Online Education (www.POGOe.org) and the Associate Editor for Geriatrics for MedEdPORTAL.  He has directed the Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) Program at Mount Sinai since 1999.  He directs the fourth-year student elective teaching course, Becoming a Medical Teacher.  His book, "Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine: A Case-Based Approach" (Springer+Business Media) was published in March 2007, and received featured and starred reviews from the Mayo Clinic Proceedings and JAMA.  He has presented at national and international meetings including the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), American Geriatrics Society (AGS), World Gerontology Conference and The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE).

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Publications

Fernandez HM Assoc Ed, Cassel CK Assoc Ed, Leipzig RM Assoc Ed. Soriano RP, editor. Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine: A Case-Based Approach. New York, NY, Springer Science+Business Media, Inc;.

Soriano RP, Blatt B, Coplit L, CichoskiKelly E, Kosowicz L, Newman L, Pasquale SJ, Pretorius R, Rosen JM, Saks NS, Greenberg L. Teaching medical students how to teach: a national survey of students-as-teachers programs in U.S. medical schools. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2010 Nov; 85(11).

Chen LL, Liebman TN, Soriano RP, Dusza SW, Halpern AC, Marghoob AA. One-year follow-up of dermoscopy education on the ability of medical students to detect skin cancer. Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland) 2013; 226(3).

Goulart JM, Dusza S, Pillsbury A, Soriano RP, Halpern AC, Marghoob AA. Recognition of melanoma: a dermatologic clinical competency in medical student education. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2012 Oct; 67(4).

Leipzig RM, Granville L, Simpson D, Anderson MB, Sauvigné K, Soriano RP. Keeping granny safe on July 1: a consensus on minimum geriatrics competencies for graduating medical students. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2009 May; 84(5).

Small RM, Soriano RP, Chietero M, Quintana J, Parkas V, Koestler J. Easing the transition: medical students' perceptions of critical skills required for the clerkships. Education for health (Abingdon, England) 2008 Dec; 21(3).

Pan CX, Soriano RP, Fischberg DJ. Palliative care module within a required geriatrics clerkship: taking advantage of existing partnerships. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2002 Sep; 77(9).

Fernandez HM, Karani R, Brand J, Leipzig RM, Soriano RP. That was the year that was: an evidence-based clinical geriatrics update 2002-03. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2004 May; 52(5).

Leipzig RM, Sullivant JA, Soriano RP. That was the year that was: an evidence-based clinical geriatrics update 1998-1999. J Am Geriatr Soc 2000 Dec; 48(12): 1717-25.

Pan CX, Soriano RP, Fischberg DJ. Palliative care module within a required geriatrics clerkship: taking advantage of existing partnerships. Acad Med 2002 Sep; 77(9): 936-7.

Leipzig RM, Sullivant JA, Soriano RP. That was the year that was: an evidence-based clinical geriatrics update 1998-1999. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2000 Dec; 48(12).

Soriano RP, Leipzig RM. Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2004 Jul; 79(7 Suppl).

Smith KL, Petersen DJ, Soriano R, Friedman E, Bensinger LD. Training Tomorrow's Teachers Today: a national medical student teaching and leadership retreat. Medical teacher 2007 May; 29(4).

Soriano RP. The Musculoskeletal Systems . In: Bickley L, Szilagyi P, editors. Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 10th Edition
The Musculoskeletal Systems
The Musculoskeletal Systems . Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Soriano did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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