Gina Geis, MD
Dr. Geis is a Neonatologist in the Department of Pediatrics at Albany Medical Center. In addition to caring for critically sick pediatric patients, she offers pediatric palliative care with the Journeys Program which provides relief from symptoms, pain and stresses of serious illnesses in order to help improve the quality of life for pediatric patients and their families.
Dr. Geis is involved with the Alden March Bioethics Institute and provides medical education to fellows, residents, and medical students. She has a strong interest in family-centered care and how the NICU setting impacts a family's experience. Dr. Geis is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
Dr. Geis serves as the Co-Chair of the Ethics Review Committee at Albany Medical Center.
A board-certified pediatrician and neonatologist, she received her BS in Biology from Siena College and her medical degree at Albany Medical College. She completed both her pediatric residency and fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has completed several advanced training programs in bioethics including the Intensive Bioethics Course at the Kennedy Institute of Bioethics at Georgetown University, a fellowship from the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard University and most recently a Master of Science in Bioethics from Albany Medical College.
Dr. Geis conducts research in bioethics and burnout education, as well as in communication with families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.