Brian Thomas GaribaldiMD
Dr. Brian Thomas Garibaldi is an assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, where he attends in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and the Interstitial Lung Disease clinic. He is the medical director of The Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit (BCU), a federally funded special pathogens treatment centre. He is also the associate program director of the Osler Medical Residency Program, where he leads curriculum development and implementation. In July 2015 Brian started the Advancing Bedside Cardiopulmonary Physical Exam Skills Program (ACE).
ACE is the cornerstone of a larger bedside medicine program for internal medicine residents that has been shown to improve attitudes, confidence, and skill in the physical exam. Brian grew up in New York City and graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in biological anthropology. Before earning his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Brian spent a year studying flamenco and classical guitar in Spain as part of the John Finley Fellowship from Harvard College. He completed his internal medicine residency as well as pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He also served as Chief Resident from 2008-2009.