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Mark L. Metersky, M.D., FCCP, FACP

Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief of Service, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Director, Center for Bronchiectasis Care
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Academic Office Location:
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1321
Phone: 860-679-8300
Fax: 860-679-8344

UConn Center for Bronchiectasis Care

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Sleep Disorders Center

Curriculum Vitae:
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B.A.Franklin and Marshall CollegeBiology
M.D.New York University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipBoston City HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyBoston City HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of California San Diego Medical CenterPulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Garibaldi AwardUConn Health
Winner of the Alfred Soffer Research Award for Best Clinical Research PresentationAmerican College of Chest Physicians Annual National Meeting
Included in Guide to Top DoctorsGuide to Top Doctors
Named One of America's Top Doctors 2001-2015America's Top Doctors
Connecticut Lung Health AwardAmerican Lung Association of Connecticut
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
ATS: Chair, MTP Program CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberNational20172018
Laboratory Utilization Review CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2016
American Thoracic Society Quality Improvement and Implementation CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationEx-ChairExternalNational2015
Topic Editor for Dynamed PlusEditorial BoardTopic EditorExternalNational2015
UConn Health Center Physician AdvisorMemberUConn HealthUniversity2014
UConn Health Clinical Documentation ChampionMemberUConn HealthUniversity2014
Pneumonia Guideline CommitteeOtherCo-ChairExternalInternational2011
ACCP: Scientific Program CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberNational2011
Utilization Management CommitteeOtherChairmanUConn HealthUniversity2010
American Thoracic Society, MTPI Planning CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberOtherInternational2010
Quality Resource Management CommitteeOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity2009
American Medical Association Physician Consortium for Performance ImprovementAdvisory Committeeexecutive committee memberExternalNational2009
Editorial Board, CHESTEditorial BoardBoard MemberExternalNational2008
Health and Science Policy Committee (renamed Guideline Oversight Committee)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberNational2008
AMA Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement; Measures Implementation and Evaluation Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational2006
Critical Care CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity1993
Laboratory Utilization Review CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Hospital–Acquired Pneumonia
    Metersky ML, Andre CK. Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine 2022 Nov;646-656
  • Chapter - Management of Pneumonia be an Indicator of Quality of Care?
    Metersky ML. Respiratory Tract Infections: Advances in Diagnosis, Management and Prevention 2011 Jan;Volume 32, Number 3, pp 575-589
  • Pay for Performance
    Metersky ML Appropriate Coding for Critical Care Services and Pulmonary Medicine 2008: A Practice Management Tool 2008 Jan;279-284
  • Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine
    Metersky ML Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia and Other Pulmonary Infections and Complications in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients 2001 Jan;209-217
  • Conn's Current Therapy
    Metersky ML and Sulavik SB Primary lung abscess 1996 Jan;199-200


  • Lack of Benefit of Follow-up Chest Radiographs in Patients with Acute Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
    Datta D, Henken EM, Brown S, Abbas S, Metersky M Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2000 Jan;161(3):A780





Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Can pseudomonas ventilator-associated pneumonia be treated with 7 days of antibiotic therapy?LectureEuropean Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)2019Amsterdam, Netherlands
Who needs protection against pneumococcal disease?TalkNational Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Pneumococcal Disease Task Force Meeting, 2011Bethesda, MD
Community Acquired PneumoniaTalkMount Vernon Hospital2011Mt. Vernon, NY
Bronchiectasis: Lessons Learned from the Bronchiectasis Registry and Implications for TherapiesTalkCHEST, 20112011Honolulu, HI
Quality Pneumonia Care: Checklist Needed?TalkCHEST, 20112011Honolulu, HI
Infections in the ICU - Avoidable, not Inevitable: Strategies to Improve Patient and Economic OutcomesTalkCHEST, 20112011Honolulu, HI
How to Reduce Mortality in Hospital Acquired PneumoniaTalkBrazilian Congress on Pneumologia and Tisiologia2010Curitiba, Brazil
Old & New Concepts in Community Acquired Pneumonia”TalkBrazilian Congress on Pneumologia and Tisiologia2010Curitiba, Brazil
Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Does What We Do Matter?TalkBrazilian Congress on Pneumologia and Tisiologia2010Curitiba, Brazil
Bronchiectasis: New Insights, New OpportunitiesTalkBrazilian Congress on Pneumologia and Tisiologia2010Curitiba, Brazil
Can common medications increase the Risk of Community-Acquired PneumoniaTalkBrazilian Congress on Pneumologia and Tisiologia2010Curitiba, Brazil
Community Acquired PneumoniaOtherSt. Joseph’s Healthcare System2010Paterson, NJ
Diagnostic Testing and Microbiology of Severe CAPTalkAmerican Thoracic Society International Conference2010New Orleans, LA
Empiric Therapy for Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia Should Include Antibiotics Active Against Multidrug Resistant Organisms”TalkAmerican Thoracic Society International Conference2010New Orleans, LA
Measuring Quality of Care in Patients with PneumoniaTalkAmerican Thoracic Society International Conference2010New Orleans, LA
“Assessing the Quality of Quality Measures” and “Group II: Designing an Intervention”TalkAmerican Thoracic Society International Conference2010New Orleans, LA