Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Gustave H Falciglia, MD, MSCI

Gustave H Falciglia, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Focus of Work

Bio

My goal is to become an expert in supporting providers with the right data to make optimal clinical decisions for their patients. I believe quality health care requires quality data. I believe that current data infrastructure does not support providers in making optimal clinical choices. Quality healthcare requires Quality data.

Academic Focus

I have chosen to focus on the effects of data management on growth and nutrition because they are important for every infant in the neonatal intensive care unit, and responsible for a large contribution of data collected for rounds (growth parameters, intake and output, chemistries, etc.). I hypothesize that data supporting decisions regarding nutrition and growth of infants are insufficient, may lead to less than optimal nutritional delivery, and may bias providers to think of fluid at the expe...[Read full text]I have chosen to focus on the effects of data management on growth and nutrition because they are important for every infant in the neonatal intensive care unit, and responsible for a large contribution of data collected for rounds (growth parameters, intake and output, chemistries, etc.). I hypothesize that data supporting decisions regarding nutrition and growth of infants are insufficient, may lead to less than optimal nutritional delivery, and may bias providers to think of fluid at the expense of energy and protein intake.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Constantly strive to provide quality care and reflect on how I can improve.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2007)
  • MSCI: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Investigation (2015)
  • Residency: University of Chicago, Pediatrics (2010)
  • Residency: University of Chicago, Chief Resident - Pediatrics (2011)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Neonatology (2014)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics