Gaby Frank, MD
Professor, Medicine-Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Buenos Aires (1998)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (2010)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Hospitalist
  • Medical Director, Bio-Containment Unit, Denver Health Hospital Authority
  • Director, Faculty Development and Advancement, Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine, CUSOM
  • Chair, EXCCEL, DOM

Recognition & Awards

  • David Schwartz Award, DOM (2021)
    Annual David Schwartz Mentoring Award. This is an annual award given to an outstanding mentor in the DOM. It was founded two years ago in honor of the mentoring accomplishments of David Schwartz. The awardee is selected each year by the DOM Outstanding Early Career Scholars, and we announce the award recipient at the annual DOM Research Day
  • Golden Stethoscope, CUSOM, FDC (2021)
    Golden Stethoscope Award for Preceptorship in Physical Exam. The award honors excellence in clinical education. Foundations on Doctoring. CUSOM. Nominated by Samuel Maltby
  • Top Hospitalist, American College of Physicians (2018)
  • Golden Stethoscope, Foundations of Doctoring, CUSOM (2017)
  • Rising Star, Department of Medicine, CUSOM (2017)
  • Peak Performer Award, Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium (2013)
  • Peak Performer Award, Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium (2010)
    Nominated and selected by peers and highlighting clinical excellence

Teaching

  • Faculty, Assictant Professor (2010)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Bedside Diagnosis, critical thinking
  • Faculty, Associate Professor (2016)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Program Co-Director, DOM PAGE Mid-Career Women’s Leadership Development Certificate (2019)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Faculty development

Publications

  • Lukowski J, Vasa A, Arguinchona C, ElRayes W, Frank MG, Galdys AL, Garcia MC, Garland JA, Kline S, Persson C, Ruby D, Sauer LM, Vasistha S, Carrasco S, Herstein JJ. A narrative review of high-level isolation unit operational and infrastructure features. BMJ Glob Health. 2023 Jul;8(7). PubMed PMID: 37423621
  • Misky GJ, Sharpe B, Weaver AC, Niranjan-Azadi A, Gupta A, Rennke S, Ludwin S, Piper C, Mlis, Sun VK, Brotman DJ, Frank M. Faculty Development in Academic Hospital Medicine: a Scoping Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Jun;38(8):1955-1961. PubMed PMID: 36877213
  • Potter GE, Bonnett T, Rubenstein K, Lindholm DA, Rapaka RR, Doernberg SB, Lye DC, Mularski RA, Hynes NA, Kline S, Paules CI, Wolfe CR, Frank MG, Rouphael NG, Deye GA, Sweeney DA, Colombo RE, Davey RT Jr, Mehta AK, Whitaker JA, Castro JG, Amin AN, Colombo CJ, Levine CB, Jain MK, Maves RC, Marconi VC, Grossberg R, Hozayen S, Burgess TH, Atmar RL, Ganesan A, Gomez CA, Benson CA, Lopez de Castilla D, Ahuja N, George SL, Nayak SU, Cohen SH, Lalani T, Short WR, Erdmann N, Tomashek KM, Tebas P. Temporal Improvements in COVID-19 Outcomes for Hospitalized Adults: A Post Hoc Observational Study of Remdesivir Group Participants in the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2022 Dec;175(12):1716-1727. PubMed PMID: 36442063
  • Fintzi J, Bonnett T, Tebas P, Marconi VC, Levine CB, El Sahly HM, McLellan SLF, Benson CA, Rostad CA, Ganesan A, Huprikar N, Frank MG, Mularski RA, Atmar RL, Park PK, Short WR, Beigel JH, Mehta AK, Sweeney DA. Unraveling the Treatment Effect of Baricitinib on Clinical Progression and Resource Utilization in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: Secondary Analysis of the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Randomized Trial-2. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jul;9(7):ofac219. PubMed PMID: 35818363
  • Grein JD, Garland JA, Arguinchona C, Frank MG, Garibaldi BT, Grindle A, Hewlett A, Kline S, Levine CB, Mehta A, Mukherjee V, Sauer LM, Searle EF, Vanairsdale S, Vasa A. Contributions of the Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Centers to the US COVID-19 Pandemic Response. Health Secur. 2022 Jun;20(S1):S4-S12. PubMed PMID: 35483049
  • Cunningham JM, Persoff J, Piper C, Burger A, Shinnar E, Cunnius P, Stella SA, Frank MG. A Framework for Hospital Medicine's Involvement in Disaster Preparedness and Response. Health Secur. 2022 Mar-Apr;20(2):172-176. PubMed PMID: 35333614
  • Keniston A, Frank M, McBeth L, Barkoudah E, Pavon J, Rohatgi N, Vaughn V, Bhandari S, Burden M. Utilization of a National Writing Challenge to Promote Scholarly Work: A Pilot Study. Cureus. 2022 Feb;14(2):e21935. PubMed PMID: 35273876
  • Fintzi J, Bonnett T, Sweeney DA, Huprikar NA, Ganesan A, Frank MG, McLellan SLF, Dodd LE, Tebas P, Mehta AK. Deconstructing the Treatment Effect of Remdesivir in the Adaptive Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Trial-1: Implications for Critical Care Resource Utilization. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 6;74(12):2209-2217. PubMed PMID: 34409989
  • Roncoroni J, Frank M, Hudson A, Whitaker S, Edelman A, Garcia P, Leeper E, Carrasco V, Melendez D, Ratchford J. Latinx Patients' Perceptions of Culturally Sensitive Health Care and their Association with Patient Satisfaction, Patient-Provider Communication, and Therapeutic Alliance. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 Apr;9(2):620-629. PubMed PMID: 33721290
  • Potter GE, Bonnett T, Rubenstein K, Lindholm DA, Rapaka RR, Doernberg SB, Lye DC, Mularski RA, Hynes NA, Kline S, Paules CI, Wolfe CR, Frank MG, Rouphael NG, Deye GA, Sweeney DA, Colombo RE, Davey RT Jr, Mehta AK, Whitaker JA, Castro JG, Amin AN, Colombo CJ, Levine CB, Jain MK, Maves RC, Marconi VC, Grossberg R, Hozayen S, Burgess TH, Atmar RL, Ganesan A, Gomez CA, Benson CA, Lopez de Castilla D, Ahuja N, George SL, Nayak SU, Cohen SH, Lalani T, Short WR, Erdmann N, Tomashek KM, Tebas P. Temporal Improvements in COVID-19 Outcomes for Hospitalized Adults: A Post Hoc Observational Study of Remdesivir Group Participants in the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2022 Dec;175(12):1716-1727. PubMed PMID: 36442063
  • Fintzi J, Bonnett T, Tebas P, Marconi VC, Levine CB, El Sahly HM, McLellan SLF, Benson CA, Rostad CA, Ganesan A, Huprikar N, Frank MG, Mularski RA, Atmar RL, Park PK, Short WR, Beigel JH, Mehta AK, Sweeney DA. Unraveling the Treatment Effect of Baricitinib on Clinical Progression and Resource Utilization in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: Secondary Analysis of the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Randomized Trial-2. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Jul;9(7):ofac219. PubMed PMID: 35818363
  • Grein JD, Garland JA, Arguinchona C, Frank MG, Garibaldi BT, Grindle A, Hewlett A, Kline S, Levine CB, Mehta A, Mukherjee V, Sauer LM, Searle EF, Vanairsdale S, Vasa A. Contributions of the Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Centers to the US COVID-19 Pandemic Response. Health Secur. 2022 Jun;20(S1):S4-S12. PubMed PMID: 35483049
  • Cunningham JM, Persoff J, Piper C, Burger A, Shinnar E, Cunnius P, Stella SA, Frank MG. A Framework for Hospital Medicine's Involvement in Disaster Preparedness and Response. Health Secur. 2022 Mar-Apr;20(2):172-176. PubMed PMID: 35333614
  • Keniston A, Frank M, McBeth L, Barkoudah E, Pavon J, Rohatgi N, Vaughn V, Bhandari S, Burden M. Utilization of a National Writing Challenge to Promote Scholarly Work: A Pilot Study. Cureus. 2022 Feb;14(2):e21935. PubMed PMID: 35273876
  • Fintzi J, Bonnett T, Sweeney DA, Huprikar NA, Ganesan A, Frank MG, McLellan SLF, Dodd LE, Tebas P, Mehta AK. Deconstructing the Treatment Effect of Remdesivir in the Adaptive Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Trial-1: Implications for Critical Care Resource Utilization. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 6;74(12):2209-2217. PubMed PMID: 34409989
  • Roncoroni J, Frank M, Hudson A, Whitaker S, Edelman A, Garcia P, Leeper E, Carrasco V, Melendez D, Ratchford J. Latinx Patients' Perceptions of Culturally Sensitive Health Care and their Association with Patient Satisfaction, Patient-Provider Communication, and Therapeutic Alliance. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 Apr;9(2):620-629. PubMed PMID: 33721290
  • Fintzi J, Bonnett T, Sweeney DA, Huprikar NA, Ganesan A, Frank MG, McLellan SLF, Dodd LE, Tebas P, Mehta AK. Deconstructing the Treatment Effect of Remdesivir in the Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial-1: Implications for Critical Care Resource Utilization. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34409989
  • Roncoroni J, Frank M, Hudson A, Whitaker S, Edelman A, Garcia P, Leeper E, Carrasco V, Melendez D, Ratchford J. Latinx Patients' Perceptions of Culturally Sensitive Health Care and their Association with Patient Satisfaction, Patient-Provider Communication, and Therapeutic Alliance. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33721290
  • Cervantes L, Martin M, Frank MG, Farfan JF, Kearns M, Rubio LA, Tong A, Matus Gonzalez A, Camacho C, Collings A, Mundo W, Powe NR, Fernandez A. Experiences of Latinx Individuals Hospitalized for COVID-19: A Qualitative Study. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Mar 1;4(3):e210684. PubMed PMID: 33704475
  • Frank MG, Beitscher A, Webb CM, Raabe V. South American Hemorrhagic Fevers: A summary for clinicians. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Apr;105:505-515. PubMed PMID: 33610781
  • Kalil AC, Patterson TF, Mehta AK, Tomashek KM, Wolfe CR, Ghazaryan V, Marconi VC, Ruiz-Palacios GM, Hsieh L, Kline S, Tapson V, Iovine NM, Jain MK, Sweeney DA, El Sahly HM, Branche AR, Regalado Pineda J, Lye DC, Sandkovsky U, Luetkemeyer AF, Cohen SH, Finberg RW, Jackson PEH, Taiwo B, Paules CI, Arguinchona H, Erdmann N, Ahuja N, Frank M, Oh MD, Kim ES, Tan SY, Mularski RA, Nielsen H, Ponce PO, Taylor BS, Larson L, Rouphael NG, Saklawi Y, Cantos VD, Ko ER, Engemann JJ, Amin AN, Watanabe M, Billings J, Elie MC, Davey RT, Burgess TH, Ferreira J, Green M, Makowski M, Cardoso A, de Bono S, Bonnett T, Proschan M, Deye GA, Dempsey W, Nayak SU, Dodd LE, Beigel JH. Baricitinib plus Remdesivir for Hospitalized Adults with Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2021 Mar 4;384(9):795-807. PubMed PMID: 33306283
  • Frank MG, Croyle C, Beitscher A, Price C. The role of Hospitalists in Bio-Containment Units: A perspective. Journal of Hospital Medicine. J. Hosp.Med.2020 June;15(6):375-377. Published Online First March 18th, 2020. DOI: 10.12788/jhm.3402
  • John H. Beigel, M.D., Kay M. Tomashek, M.D., M.P.H., Lori E. Dodd, Ph.D., Aneesh K. Mehta, M.D., Barry S. Zingman, M.D., Andre C. Kalil, M.D., M.P.H., Elizabeth Hohmann, M.D., Helen Y. Chu, M.D., M.P.H., Annie Luetkemeyer, M.D., Susan Kline, M.D., M.P.H., et.al.; for the ACTT-1 Study Group Members*. Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report. NEJM. May 22, 2020. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2007764.
  • Pfeifer ZD, Frank MG. Individual case: Coxsackievirus B infection. Brief case Reports. ACP Hospitalist. July, 2020
  • Maria Gabriela Frank MD, Cason Pierce MD, Noelle Northcutt MD, Joseph Walker Keach MD, Gerard Salame MD, Rebecca Allyn MD. The Master Clinician’s Elective: Integrating Evidence-Based Physical Examination and Point of Care Ultrasonography in Modern Clinical Medicine. POCUS Journal 2020 July; 5(1):13-19
  • Nepal S, Keniston A, Indovina KA, Frank MG, Stella SA, Quinzanos-Alonso I, McBeth L, Moore SL, Burden M. What Do Patients Want? A Qualitative Analysis of Patient, Provider, and Administrative Perceptions and Expectations about Patients’ Hospital Stays. Journal of Patient Experience. Published online July 2020
  • Kortepeter M, Dierberg K, Shenoy ES, Cieslak TJ, On behalf of the members of the Medical Countermeasures Working Group of the National Ebola Training and Education Center’s (NETEC’s) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN): Bhadelia N, Davey R, Evans JD, Frank MG, Grein J, Kraft CS, Kratochvil CJ, Martins K, McLellan S, Measer G, Mehta AK, Raabe V, Risi G, Sauer L, Shenoy ES, Uyeki T. Marburg Virus Disease: a Summary for Clinicians. IJID. Published Online August 3rd, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.07.042
  • Andre C. Kalil, M.D., M.P.H., Thomas F. Patterson, M.D., Aneesh K. Mehta, M.D., Kay M. Tomashek, M.D., M.P.H., Cameron R. Wolfe, M.B., B.S., M.P.H., Varduhi Ghazaryan, M.D., Vincent C. Marconi, M.D., Guillermo M. Ruiz-Palacios, M.D., Lanny Hsieh, M.D., Susan Kline, M.D., Victor Tapson, M.D., Nicole M. Iovine, M.D., Ph.D., Mamta K. Jain, M.D., M.P.H., Daniel A. Sweeney, M.D., Hana M. El Sahly, M.D., Angela R. Branche, M.D., Justino Regalado Pineda, M.D., David C. Lye, M.B., B.S., Uriel Sandkovsky, M.D., Anne F. Luetkemeyer, M.D., Stuart H. Cohen, M.D., Robert W. Finberg, M.D., Patrick E.H. Jackson, M.D., Babafemi Taiwo, M.B., B.S., Catherine I. Paules, M.D., Henry Arguinchona, M.D., Paul Goepfert, M.D., Neera Ahuja, M.D., Maria Frank, M.D., Myoung-don Oh, M.D., et.al.; for the ACTT-2 Study Group Members*. Baricitinib plus Remdesivir for Hospitalized Adults with Covid-19. NEJM. December 11, 2020. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2031994.
  • Frank, M. (2020) Everybody Has a Body: An Internist Experience as an Anatomy Teacher. SGIM Forum 2020; 43 (2): 8-9.
  • Allyn R, Zoucha J, Miller M, Salame G, King M, Notestein N, Van Bockern J, Frank MG. (2020)Chest Tube Management in Hospitalized Patients: An Interdisciplinary Collaborative Approach. SGIM Forum 2020; 43 (3):8,9-11.
  • Leung T; Ali Y; Bishof E; Sosa Belaustegui A; Frank MG. After COVID Peaks: Views From Four Global Regions. Accepted for publication in SGIM Forum 2020; 43 (7):1, 11-12.
  • Nepal S, Keniston A, Indovina KA, Frank MG, Stella SA, Quinzanos-Alonso I, McBeth L, Moore SL, Burden M. What Do Patients Want? A Qualitative Analysis of Patient, Provider, and Administrative Perceptions and Expectations About Patients' Hospital Stays. J Patient Exp. 2020 Dec;7(6):1760-1770. PubMed PMID: 33457641
  • Samuel Maltby, Maria G Frank. Acute Rhabdomyolysis: A Non-Pulmonary Vaping related Toxicity? Abstracts from the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine. J GEN INTERN MED (2020):360. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-020-05890-3
  • Keniston, A; Nepal, S; Indovina, KA; Frank, MG; Stella, SA; Quinzanos-Alonso, I; McBeth, L; Moore, SL; Burden, M. What Do Patients Want? A Qualitative Analysis Of Patient, Provider, And Administrative Perceptions And Expectations About Patients’ Hospital Stays. Abstract published at Hospital Medicine 2020, Virtual Competition. Journal of Hospital Medicine.
  • Frank MG, Croyle C, Beitscher A, Price C. The Role of Hospitalists in Biocontainment Units: A Perspective. J Hosp Med. 2020 Jun;15(6):375-377. PubMed PMID: 32195660
  • Maria G. Frank (contributor). Sir William Osler and the Plague. Sir William Osler: An Encyclopedia. Edited by Charles Bryan, MD. Norman Publishing. Novato, California. 2020. Page 641.
  • Maria G. Frank (contributor). Sir William Osler and Florence R. Sabin. Sir William Osler: An Encyclopedia. Edited by Charles Bryan, MD. Norman Publishing. Novato, California. 2020. Pages 711-712
  • Kortepeter MG, Bhadelia N, Cieslak TJ, Dierberg K, Evans JD, Frank MG, Grein J, Kraft CS, Kratochvil CJ, McLellan S, Mehta AK, Sauer L, Davey RT Jr, Shenoy ES. Development of New Front Line Therapies to Prevent & Treat Endemic Viral Diseases - Lessons Learned Operationalizing the Special Pathogens Research Network During the COVID-19 Outbreak. Military Health Systems Research Symposium. Kissimmee, FL August 24-27, 2020. Virtual presentation of poster as in-person poster was cancelled due to COVID.
  • L Amy Hudson; Salina Wu Whitaker; Maria G. Frank; Julia Roncoroni. Latinx Patients' Preferred Provider Cultural Sensitivity Indicators and their Association with Perceived Quality of Care. National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA) Conference. October29-November 1, 2020. Denver Colorado. Accepted for virtual presentation.
  • Kortepeter MG, Bhadelia N, Cieslak TJ, Dierberg K, Evans JD, Frank MG, Grein J, Kraft CS, Kratochvil CJ, McLellan S, Mehta AK, Sauer L, Davey RT Jr, Shenoy ES. Challenges And Opportunities Utilizing An Existing Research Network For New Protocols During The COVID-19 Pandemic: The Special Pathogens Research Network Experience. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 69th Annual Meeting. November 15-19, 2020. (Virtual conference). Accepted for Oral Presentation
  • McLellan S, Kortepeter MG, Bhadelia N, Shenoy ES, Sauer LM, Frank MG, Cieslak TJ. Ebola in the DRC one year later - Boiling the frog?. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Aug;85:212-213. PubMed PMID: 31330320
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Hospital Medicine, Chair, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness and Hospital Management, Special Interest Group
  • Society of General Internal Medicine, member
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • American Osler Society, elected member

Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Hospital Medicine, Board Certification
  • Physician Leadership for Hospital Medicine- ACP/ AAPL, Certificate (2019)
  • Leadership in Healthcare Policy- SGIM, Certificate (2018)
  • Leadership in Educational Administration- CUSOM, Certificate (2018)
  • Teaching Scholars Progrram- CUSOM, Certificate (2015)
  • Internal Medicine- ABIM, Board Certification (2010)
  • Emergency Medicine, International Certificate (2005)
  • Internal Medicine- Argentina, International Certificate (2003)
Clinical Interests
My many clinical interests include: Hospital Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, Special Pathogens Infections, Bedside diagnosis and critical thinking, and care for hospitalized patients

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Buenos Aires (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (2010)
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Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine
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