Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Rising Clinical Research


Dr. Rising is a clinician investigator with a primary research interest in improving the quality and capacity of the US acute care delivery system to best serve individual patient needs. She completed medical school at the University of California San Francisco (2008), emergency medicine residency training at Boston Medical Center (2012), and received a Masters of Science in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania (2014). Dr. Rising is currently an Assistant Professor and the Director of Acute Care Transitions in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. Her work over the past few years has focused on exploring factors associated with Emergency Department revisits in an effort to identify systemic factors contributing to patient struggles in managing their health in the outpatient setting. Her current funding includes the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the Emergency Medicine Foundation.


Kristin Rising, MD, MSHP

Kristin Rising, MD, MSHP
Assistant Professor

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1025 Walnut St
Suite 300
Philadelphia PA 19147

(215) 503-5507