Dr. Rising is Professor and Director of Acute Care Transitions in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University. Her research goal is to develop evidence-based practices for providing compassionate care focused on addressing each individual’s psychosocial and medical needs. She has led grants from numerous foundations, PCORI, AHRQ, and the NIH. Her current research portfolio focuses primarily on addressing patient uncertainty related to seeking care and developing novel approaches to reduce the impact of social determinants of health including food and digital literacy on individuals’ health. She has been on multiple national expert panels, including being an ongoing member of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s expert panel for Quality Measurement, and is on the editorial board for Annals of Emergency Medicine and Academic Emergency Medicine.