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Ellen T. Marciniak, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Assistant Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program Associate Director, UM-Midtown Internal Medicine Residency Program


Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: 110 S. Paca St., 2nd Floor

Education and Training

Dr. Marciniak graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Biology. She then pursued her medical education at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Prior to starting her fellowship, she worked as an academic hospitalist at The Ohio State University Medical Center. She then completed her fellowship training in pulmonary & critical care at the University of Maryland Medical Center.


Dr. Marciniak is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. She currently serves as the assistant program director for the pulmonary and critical care fellowship program with a focus on developing a Clinician-Educator subtrack. She is also the associate program director of the UM-Midtown internal medicine residency program. She runs the simulation/procedure curriculum for the Midtown internal medicine residents as well as the mock code blue program for the Midtown campus as part of her role as physician leader of the Midtown resuscitation committee. 

Dr. Marciniak attends in the medical intensive care unit at both the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Midtown campus and the pulmonary consultation service at both locations where she works closely with medical students, residents and fellows. She sees a wide variety of pulmonary diseases in the outpatient setting with a focus on sarcoidosis and other interstitial lung disease while precepting fellows and residents. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

medical education, curriculum development, simulation, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease. critical care medicine

Highlighted Publications

Weiler B, Marciniak ET, Reed RM, McCurdy MT. Myocardial infarction complicated by left ventricular thrombus and fatal thromboembolism following abrupt cessation of dabigatran. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jul 4;2014. pii: bcr2014203910. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-203910

Todd NW, Marciniak ET, Sachdeva A, Kligerman SJ, Galvin JR, Luzina IG, Atamas SP, Burke AP. Organizing pneumonia/non-specific interstitial pneumonia overlap is associated with unfavorable lung disease progression. Respir Med. 2015 Nov;109(11):1460-8. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2015.09.015. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Kumar A, Sivasailam B, Marciniak ET, Deepak JA. EBUS-TBNA diagnosis of localized amyloidosis presenting as mediastinal lymphadenopathy. BMJ Case Rep2018 Dec 4;11(1):e226619.

Muhammad S, Sullivan S, Marciniak ET, Deepak JA. Chronic cough and cystic lung disease caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica in a patient with AIDS. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Apr 16;12(4):e228741

Ching P, Meddeb M, Marciniak ET, Rubin, JN, Kim, RE. Oesophageal necrosis and pneumomediastinum: always examin x-rays assiduously. Lancet.. 2020 Apr 11, 395;(10231): e66

Muhammed S, Meng,Z, Marciniak ET. EOLIA trial: the future of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute respiratory distress syndrome therapy? Breath (Sheff). 2019 Sep:15(3):244-246

Dodia NN, Richert ME, Deitchman AR, Quinn CC, Marciniak ET, Brown CH, Terrin ML, Amariei DE, Shanholtz CB, Hasday JD. A Survey of Academi Intensivists' Use of Neuromuscular Blockade in Subjects wtih ARDS. Respir Care. 2020 Mar;65(3): 362-368.


Awards and Affiliations

Faculty teaching award-University of Maryland Midtown Campus: 2016-2017


Member of the following national organizations:

American Thoracic Society

American College of Chest Physicians: currently also a member of the Education Subcommittee: Educator Development

Society of Critical Care Medicine

Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors

Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine