Janet M Shapiro, MD
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Specialties:Pulmonary Medicine (Lung), Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Shapiro received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center, where she was also Chief Resident. She completed her Fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases at Columbia University and her Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Dr. Shapiro has published articles and book chapters in the areas of critical care and obstetrics, cardiac care, end-of-life care, status asthmaticus, AIDS, simulation. She works with fellows to publish and present many abstracts at national and local meetings.
Dr. Shapiro is the Director of Quality Initiatives for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She has a special interest in developing ICU protocols to improve patient care in the ICU. Dr. Shapiro is a member of the Patient Safety Committee, and a liaison for safety issues for the division. Dr. Shapiro leads the QI curriculum for the fellows so that they are able to take the lead in a quality project. Dr. Shapiro is the Chair of the CPR/Rapid Response Committee. Dr. Shapiro is co-chair of the Ethics committee and is involved in ethics consultations and end-of-life care in all units and hospital. Dr. Shapiro is working with the Department of Emergency Medicine on a palliative care program to address clinician education and patient care.
Dr. Shapiro is a devoted teacher, having been awarded multiple teaching awards. She works closely with the fellows on a daily basis in the ICU, at weekly conferences, during the QI elective, Humanism program. She teaches the medicine housestaff and students of the Icahn School of Medicine. Dr. Shapiro finds great joy in being a part of the education of the trainees.
Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, Columbia University
Residency, Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Pulmonology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Wholeness of Life Award
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Alumni Association Distinguished Young Physician of the Year, Inaugural Award
The Doctor Charles Hamilton Prize in Pulmonary Medicine
Teacher of the Year Award (1997,'99, 2002-2003, 2009)
Herzog E, Aziz EF, Shapiro JM. Integrating voices of survivors into the system of care post-cardiac arrest. Crit Pathways in Cardiol 2011;10:113-114..;.
Khouli H, Grosu H, Brehm A, Shapiro J. Efficacy of deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in the medical intensive care unit: a systemic review. European J Clinical and Medical Oncology 2011..;.
Herzog E, Aziz EF, Tamis J, Shapiro JM. A novel program focused on women survivors who were enrolled in a Cardiac Arrest Pathway. Crit Pathways in Cardiol 2013;12: 28–30..;.
Shujaat A, Eden E, Shapiro JM. Utilization of CT Pulmonary Angiography in Suspected Pulmonary Embolism in a Major Urban Emergency Department. Pulmonary Medicine 2013; article ID 915213..;.
Gerolemou L, Fidellaga A, Rose K, Cooper S, Venturanza M, Aqeel A, Han Q, Jones J, Shapiro J, Khouli H. Simulation-based training for nurses in sterile techniques during central vein catheterization. Am J Crit Care 2014; 23:40-48..;.
Hoskote S, Khouli H, Lanoix R, Rose K, Aqeel A, Clark M, Chalfin D, Shapiro J, Han Q. Simulation-Based Training For Emergency Medicine Residents In Sterile Technique During Central Venous Catheterization: Impact on Performance, Policy, and Outcomes. Academic Emergency Medicine 12/2014; DOI: 10.1111/acem.12551.;.
Shetty A, Shapiro JM. How to break bad news – tips and tools for resident physicians. J Med Education Perspectives 2012;1:20-24..;.
Elsayegh D, Saito S, Eden E, Shapiro JM. Increasing severity of status asthmaticus in an urban medical intensive care unit. J Hospital Medicine 2008; 3:206-211..;.
Herzog E, Shapiro J, Aziz EF, et al. Pathway for management of survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Pathways in Cardiology 2010; 9:49-54..;.
Khouli H, Jahnes K, Shapiro JM, et al. Performance of medical residents in sterile techniques during central vein catheterization: randomized trial of efficacy of simulation-based training. Chest 2011;139:80-87..;.
Khouli H, Astua A, Dombrowski W, Ahmad F, Homel P, Shapiro J, Singh J, Nallamothu R, Mahbub H, Eden E, Delfiner J. Changes in health-related quality of life and factors predicting long-term outcomes in older adults admitted to intensive care units. Crit Care Med 2011;39:731-737.;.
E Herzog (ed). The CCU Survival Book. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2012 Chapters: Patel VP, Shapiro JM. Mechanical ventilation in the CCU. p 279-293. Shapiro JM. End-of-life care in the CCU. p 328-334. Herzog E, Klein E, Aziz EF, Shapiro JM. Pathway for the management of out of hospital cardiac arrest including therapeutic hypothermia. p 212-219. .;.
Argulian E, Barbosa R, Shapiro J, Herzog E. Complications of therapeutic hypothemia following cardiac arrest. In J.B. Lundbye (ed.), Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest, London: Springer-Verlag London; 2012; pp79-85..;.