Briana Therese Short, MD

Critical Care Medicine
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Dr. Short earned her undergraduate degree from Fordham University and MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and chief residency at University of Maryland Medical Center and her Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship training at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. She is the Associate Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. Her main clinical and research interests include Extracorporeal Life Support, mechanical ventilation, and medical education. She focuses on wellbeing and resilience within the intensive care unit.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Critical Care
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Intensive Care
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care

Honors & Awards

  • Ewig Clinical Scholar, 2021-2023
  • Excellence in Clinical Teaching - Fellow of the Year, Columbia University
  • Gold Humanism Honors Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Outstanding Senior Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Honors in Bioethics, Loyola University