In December 2008, Dr. LaRosa joined Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as
Director of the Intensive Care Unit and Fellowship Program and as Associate
Division Director. She currently serves in many roles including the following:
- Patient Safety and Quality Officer
- Director, Intensive Care Unit
- Associate Director, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
- Associate Director, Division of Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine
Dr. LaRosa completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
at University of Alabama and New York University Medical Centers and her
Internal Medicine residency at the University of Arizona. She is board
certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
and is board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
After completing her training in 2002, Dr. LaRosa served as ICU director
at the Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Center from 2002-2005 and as
a medical, surgical, and cardiothoracic surgical intensivist at Staten
Island University Hospital from 2005-2008.
Dr. LaRosa is the author of several book chapters, articles and abstracts.
She has presented more than three dozen lectures including several as
a diplomat of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society
of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. LaRosa’s clinical interests include
sepsis, adult respiratory distress syndrome, end-of-life care, and quality
and performance improvement.