Jane P. Gagliardi, MD, MHS


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Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / General Psychiatry
DUMC 3837
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
Inpatient only
Office Telephone:
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1998
  • Internal Medicine-Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, 1998-2003
Clinical Interests:
Inpatient general medicine and psychiatry, areas of clinical overlap between medicine and psychiatry, consultation psychiatry
Research Interests:

Jane P. Gagliardi, MD, MHS, FACP, FAPA completed medical school, residency training in combined internal medicine-psychiatry, and her masters of health science in the clinical research training program at Duke, where she has remained on faculty since completing residency training. Dr. Gagliardi has been involved in the educational programs in the Department of Medicine, where she served as Clerkship Director and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for nearly a decade through June, 2014 and in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, where she served as the Associate Program Director for the Psychiatry Residency Training Program from 2011 till 2013, when she assumed responsibility as the Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program.  She has been the Vice Chair for Education since 2014. She is a small group leader in the medical school Clinical Skills course and founded and co-directs the medical school Evidence-Based Medicine course. Dr. Gagliardi is particularly interested in the interplay between patient safety measures, various pressures in medicine including implementation of the electronic health record, and medical education, and she has worked to develop and encourage projects in patient safety and quality improvement. She does inpatient clinical work in both departments, spending time on the General Medicine, inpatient Psychiatry, combined Medicine-Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and Emergency Psychiatry services.

Representative Publications:
  • Muzyk, AJ; Rivelli, SK; Gagliardi, JP; Revollo, JY; Jiang, W. A retrospective study exploring the effects of intramuscular aripiprazole on QTc change in agitated medically ill patients. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2011;31:532-534.  Abstract
  • Muzyk, AJ; Christopher, EJ; Gagliardi, JP; Kahn, DA. Use of aripiprazole in a patient with multiple sclerosis presenting with paranoid psychosis. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2010;16:420-424.  Abstract
  • Xiong, GL; Gagliardi, JP; Jiang, W. Beta-blockers and depression. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2010;167:219.  Abstract
  • Xiong, GL; Wiechers, IR; Bourgeois, JA; Gagliardi, JP. Behavioral observations reflected on consultation requests from primary medical-surgical services: are they predictive of delirium diagnosis and outcomes?. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2009;66:177-181.  Abstract
  • Jiang, W; Gagliardi, JP; Raj, YP; Silvertooth, EJ; Christopher, EJ; Krishnan, KR. Acute psychotic disorder after gastric bypass surgery: differential diagnosis and treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2006;163:15-19.  Abstract