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Nancy Stewart, DO, MS

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Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Professional Background

Dr. Stewart has received clinical training in pulmonary/critical care and sleep medicine, as well as a Medical Education Fellowship. My clinical practice focuses on sleep disorders diagnosis and improving sleep health and care for patients with sleep apnea and COPD.

Education and Training
  • BA, Biochemistry, The University of Mississippi, University, MS
  • BA, German, The University of Mississippi, University, MS
  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
  • MS, Public Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Other, Internal Medicine, West Suburban Medical Center, Oak Park, IL
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Hospital Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Medical Education, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Clinical Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • Clinical Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, State of Kansas
Professional Affiliations
  • ACGME, Pulmonary and Critical Care Interventional Pulmonary Milestones 2.0, Member, 2023 - Present
  • Sleep Research Society, Scientific Research Committee, Member, 2023 - Present
  • ACGME, ACGME Resident and Fellow Milestones Handbook , Chair, 2019 - 2020
  • Sleep Research Society, Trainee Education Advisory Committee (TEAC), Member, 2019 - 2023
  • ACGME, Pulmonary & Critical Care Milestones 2.0, Member, 2018 - 2021
  • American Thoracic Society, Member, 2015 - Present



My research is in the area of sleep in the hospital, sleep apnea and overlap with COPD and improving care delivery and outcomes for these patients. I also research sleep health in healthcare workers and implementations to improve sleep health in healthcare workers.

  • Stewart, N., H, Tanksley, A, Arora, V., M. 2015. In reference to "The effect of a rapid response team on resident perceptions of education and autonomy".. Journal of hospital medicine, 10 (6), 418
  • Stewart, N., H, Arora, V., M. 2018. Sleep in Hospitalized Older Adults.. Sleep medicine clinics, 13 (1), 127-135
  • Stewart, N., H, Tanksley, A, Edelson, D., P, Arora, V., M. 2018. Trainees at a resuscitation: a dual liability.. The clinical teacher, 15 (1), 38-43
  • Kassutto, S, Seam, N, Carlos, W., G, Kelm, D, Kaul, V, Stewart, N., H, Hinkle, L. 2019. Twelve tips for conducting successful interprofessional teaching rounds.. Medical teacher, 1-6
  • Kaul, Viren, Bahn, Rohit, Stewart, Nancy., H, Behrens, Deanna., M, Gutman, Amy, Dangayach, Neha, Geisler, Benjamin., P, Carroll, Christopher., L. 2019. Study Comparing Traditional Versus Alternative Metrics to Measure the Impact of the Critical Care Medicine Literature. Critical Care Explorations.
  • Stewart, N., H, Arora, V., M. 2019. The Impact of Sleep and Circadian Disorders on Physician Burnout.. Chest, 156 (5), 1022-1030