|Institution||School of Medicine and Dentistry|
|Address||University of Rochester Medical Center|
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester NY 14642
||Summer Research Institute sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health | National Institute of Mental Health|
||Resident Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University|
||Award for distinction in Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College | Jefferson Medical College|
||2010||Scholar, Advanced Research Institute (ARI) in Geriatric Mental Health sponsored by National Institute of Mental Health | National Institute of Mental Health|
||Resident's Faculty Research Award, Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine|
||1993||Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society|
||Magna Cum Laude, Cornell University|
||2002||Chief Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital|
||Merck/American Geriatric Society New Investigator Award|
Dr. Wittink is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine. A primary care physician with additional training in geriatrics and mental health, her clinical work and research efforts focus on improving care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions and psychosocial needs. Her research has focused on developing strategies to elicit and incorporate patient preference and priorities into care. She joined the UR faculty in 2010 to work with other researchers and clinicians interested in health care decision-making and patient-provider communication. She us currently developing and testing a computer-based tool to help patients articulate their health related priorities to their primary care physician.
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