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Kimberly Tartaglia, MD

Assistant Professor - Clinical
Associate Director
Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine


  • Medical School: Rush Medical College
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals

Clinical Interests

Dr. Tartaglia's interests are inpatient hospitalization, quality improvement, and medical education.

Areas of Specialization

Dr. Tartaglia's specialty is Hospital Medicine, and she is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Professional Highlights 

Dr. Tartaglia joined the OSU medical staff in 2008 after completing her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. Since coming to OSU, she has been actively involved in several quality initiatives including improving care of patients admitted with COPD, advocating for judicious use of antibiotics, and improving communication with primary care providers around high risk medications. For her work, she was named a 2012 Top Hospitalist by the American College of Physicians.

Additionally, Dr. Tartaglia has become involved in medical student curriculum design and educational research. She has served as Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine and currently serves as Associate Director for Clinical Curriculum in the Division of Hospital Medicine. In 2012, she was named Mentor of the Year award for Internal Medicine.

Click here to view Dr. Tartaglia's Curriculum Vitae