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Stephen A. Geraci, MD

Stephen A. Geraci, MD

2439 Crescent Lake Pl

Johnson City, TN 37615

Phone: 6014054155

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Member Since: 2009


Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Medical Education, Division of Cardiology



Clinical Interest(s)

Cardiac Disease in HIV patients, Preventive Cardiology, Heart Disease in Women

Research Interest(s)

  • Clinical Trials
  • Cardiovascular Prevention
  • Cardiac Risk Prediction in HIV patients

Current / Former SSCI Roles

Councilor; Member of Publications, Mentoring, Program and Web Site Committees

About Stephen A. Geraci, MD

Stephen A. Geraci M.D. is Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University. He is a 1980 cum laude graduate of the 5-year Penn State-Jefferson Medical College BS-MD program, and received postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Texas Houston, Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and Clinical Pharmacology at the Uniformed Services University-Food and Drug Administration program in Bethesda. He previously served as Chairman of Internal Medicine and Residency Program Director at Quillen College of Medicine, Vice Chair for VA Affairs and later as Vice Chair for Faculty Development at the University of Mississippi, Associate Chief for Clinical Operations and Education in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Associate Chief, Cardiology Fellowship Director, and Chief of Cardiology Operations at the University of Florida Jacksonville, and Associate Fellowship director in Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Memphis.

Dr. Geraci served on the ACCF/AHA guideline writing committee for the 2013 Update on Adult Heart Failure and the ACCF Expert Consensus Document writing committee for Clinical Use of Troponins. He has provided a host of invited lectures and workshops for national organizations, medical schools and teaching hospitals on topics in cardiovascular diseases, critical care cardiology, clinical pharmacology, medical education, basic physiology and pharmacology, research methodology and ethics, and faculty development. He was work-group leader and lead author on the 5 article report (Am J Med, 2010) on Master Teachers and Clinician Educators for the Education Redesign Task Force 2, Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine. He served as Assistant Editor for the Southern Medical Journal, an editorial board member of the American Journal of Medicine, and Editor-in-Chief of Academic Internal Medicine Insight. He is ABIM board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is the recipient of 15 teaching, administrative, research and special contribution awards. His clinical interests are in general and preventive cardiology, hypertension, and cardiac disease in HIV+ patients. His academic interests include career enhancement and mentorship for academic clinicians, teaching critical reading skills, cardiovascular event prediction in HIV patients.

His past leadership positions in national/international professional organizations included Chair of the Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery Network of the American College of Chest Physicians, Chair of the Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and Board of Directors member of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He is a Fellow of the American Colleges of Cardiology, Physicians, Chest Physicians, and of the American Heart Association, and is a Life Member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He has authored over 140 manuscripts, abstracts, editorials, books and chapters, and web pages, and the book Notes for the Academic Clinician. He has performed over 50 research projects in hypertension, heart failure, critical care medicine, clinical pharmacology, and medical education.

Dr. Geraci has been a member of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 2009 and presently serves on Council. He is also a member of the Publications, Mentoring and Southern Regional Meeting Program Committees.


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