Congrats to our Woodruff Leadership Academy Fellows

Emory’s Woodruff Leadership Academy (WLA) combines a program of classroom sessions, off-site team projects, and weekend retreats to motivate professionals and managers within the Robert W. Woodruff Health…


Remembering Dr. Alanna Stone

Dear Colleagues, It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Alanna C. M. Stone, MD, MPH. Dr. Stone passed away…


2017 Celebratory Grand Rounds honorees

Please join us in congratulating the Department of Medicine’s 2017 Faculty and Staff Award recipients, announced at Celebratory Grand Rounds. View photos from the reception…


2017 Clinical Distinction Recognitions

Please join the Department of Medicine in congratulating our 2017 Clinical Distinction honorees. View photos from the reception Anderson, Albert Sr. Physician Blake, William Sr….


Featured Researcher: Raymond Lynch

Raymond Lynch, MD (Emory Department of Surgery) 3rd Place Poster Presentation, 4th annual Health Services Research Day at Emory (hosted by the Department of Medicine)…




2017 Staff and Faculty Award nominees

Please join us in congratulating our 2017 Department of Medicine Staff and Faculty Award nominees. Winners will be announced at Celebratory Grand Rounds on Tuesday,…


Featured Researcher: Wen Liu

Wen Liu 1st Place Poster Presentation, 2017 Emory Health Services Research Day What is your professional background? I am currently pursuing an MD/MPH (epidemiology) at…


Fibromuscular Dysplasia Symposium on 9/30

Join us for the Emory Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) Symposium on September 30, 2017. This free program, led by Bryan Wells, MD, will provide an overview of FMD…


Congrats to our Emory #HSRDay2017 winners

Please join us in congratulating this year’s Health Services Research Day at Emory (#HSRDay2017) presentation winners. More photos from this year’s event, “Emerging Concepts in Health…


Team Emory raises $6,000 at Lupus Walk

  Emory’s “Hope on the Rise for Lupus” team raised $6,025 for the 2017 “Walk to End Lupus Now,” hosted by the Lupus Foundation of America on…


Featured Clinician: Athanasios Tiliakos

Meet Featured Clinician Athanasios Tiliakos, DO (Division of Rheumatology). Tell us about yourself. I have been a faculty member in the Division of Rheumatology since 2010…


Webinar – “Diabetes Technology Update”

Health care providers are invited to participate in a webinar on diabetes technology on Friday, May 26 from 12-1 p.m. EST. Participants will learn up-to-date information…


2017 Emory Department of Medicine Staff Awards

Call for nominations: 2017 Department of Medicine Staff Awards We are now accepting nominations for Emory University Department of Medicine (DOM) Staff Awards for the 2016-2017…


Geriatrics conference on July 7-9

Please join Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine and Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics for the Southeast Review and Update on Medical…


Highlighted Renal Fellow: Dilini Daswatta

Dilini Daswatta, MD is a second-year nephrology fellow from Rome, Italy. Dilini’s interest in medicine was evident at a young age, and, after moving to…


Educator Spotlight: Yelena Burklin

Yelena Burklin, MD is an assistant professor of medicine and Site Assistant Director for Education (EUH Midtown) in the Emory University Division of Hospital Medicine.  …


2017 Cardiology in Primary Care Conference

Please join the Emory Heart & Vascular Center and the Emory University Division of Cardiology for the 2017 Cardiology in Primary Care Conference on October…



#EmoryIMResidents rocked the SGIM annual meeting

Emory’s John Marshall and Maureen McCamley had the highest rated submissions in the categories of Innovations in Medical Education and Clinical Vignettes at this year’s…



Ignacio Sanz nominated to join AAP

Ignacio Sanz, MD (director, Emory University Division of Rheumatology) was recently nominated by his peers to join the Association of American Physicians (AAP). The AAP is a…






2017 Kokko Lecture in Nephrology

John Cijang He, MD, PhD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) will present this year’s Juha P. Kokko Lecture in Nephrology, “Glomerular Endothelial Cell Injury…


2017 “Take Steps” Walk for IBD Cure

The Georgia Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation will hold their annual Atlanta “Take Steps” Walk on May 21 at Brook Run Park. Far…




Symposium on Antibiotic Resistance

Join us for the 2017 Symposium on Antibiotic Resistance hosted by the Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center and Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapeutic Discovery Training Program! Details…



ABMS Visiting Scholars Program

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Research and Education Visiting Scholars Program offers a unique research and scholarship opportunity that portfolio program sponsors can make available to…



8 Emory IM trainees named ACP Young Achievers

A group of Emory University Department of Medicine residents and fellows will be honored as part of the American College of Physicians’ “ACP Celebrates Young…



Social Medicine Forum (March 30)

Join us for the 6th annual Social Medicine Forum hosted by the social medicine work group and the Emory University Urban Health Initiative.  Carlos del Rio,…



New Department of Medicine Mentoring Series

The Mentoring Subcommittee is proud to launch our new Mentoring Series, which features monthly interactive sessions. The following topics were selected based on the results…


2017 Emory Healthcare CEO Forums

This message is sent on behalf of Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Emory University; Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences…


Fellows Teaching Competition: March 23

The Emory University Department of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators is proud to present the 6th annual J. Willis Hurst Demonstration of Teaching Excellence: A…


2017 Hospital Medicine Doctors’ Day nominees

In honor of National Doctors’ Day (March 30), the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked faculty and staff to nominate doctors who demonstrate dedication…


Featured Researcher: Jinhu Wang

Jinhu Wang, PhD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Emory University Division of Cardiology. Dr. Wang received his PhD in developmental biology at the…


Emory Match Day 2017

Please join us in welcoming our incoming internal medicine interns for 2017-2018! We are thrilled to announce our 55 candidates for internal medicine training (43…




Emory mourns the loss of Dr. Bill McClellan

**Message forwarded on behalf of Dr. James W. Curran, Dean of Public Health, Rollins School of Public Health** I am deeply saddened to announce the passing…


Focus on Research: Vascular Biology (Cardiology)

Basic science researchers in the Emory University Division of Cardiology have made several groundbreaking contributions to the study of vascular biology, particularly in: Atherosclerosis Hypertension Biology…






PFTeach: An educational tool for pulmonary trainees

Emory Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program Director David Schulman and the Pulmonary and Critical Care fellows (led by Priyanka Rajaram and Michael Lava), recently created a new…



Featured Researcher: Kiyoko Takemiya

Kiyoko Takemiya, MD, PhD (Emory University Division of Cardiology) joined Emory from Kurume University in Japan. She recently received an American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant to…


Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Would you like to help cultivate the next generation of cardiology leaders? If so, we hope you’ll consider making a contribution in celebration of the…


ESCAPE 2017 Conference

Join us for the 16th annual Emory Symposium on Coronary Atherosclerosis Prevention & Education (ESCAPE) Conference. Attendees will hear nationally renowned speakers on topics including: Controversies…




Educator Spotlight: Jenny Han

Meet Highlighted Educator Jenny Han, MD (Emory Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine) Tell us about yourself. I’m originally from Philadelphia. I completed…


Doctors’ Day nominees: Renal Medicine

In honor of National Doctors’ Day (March 30), the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked faculty and staff to nominate doctors who demonstrate dedication…


Hurst/Logue/Wenger Reception at ACC Meeting

The Emory University Division of Cardiology invites you to attend our annual Hurst/Logue/Wenger Reception at the American College of Cardiology Meeting. Join us for cocktails and dinner with former…


2017 IM Resident Research Day

Please join the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program for IM Resident Research Day on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. This year’s…



Bettye Rose Connell Memorial Lecture

The 7th annual Bettye Rose Connell Memorial Lecture will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The Bettye Rose Connell Memorial Lecture series fosters collaboration in scientific and…



2017 Doctors’ Day nominees: Rheumatology

In honor of National Doctors’ Day (March 30), the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee asked faculty and staff to nominate doctors who demonstrate dedication…




Featured Researcher: Boghuma Titanji

Boghuma K. Titanji, MD, MSc, DTM&H, PhD is a first-year research-track resident in the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program. Prior to starting her…




Emory faculty and trainees awarded at SSCI meeting

Emory University Department of Medicine faculty and trainees were well represented on the awards stand at the 2017 Southern Society of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) meeting. Congratulations…


Blackboard to Canvas transition

Blackboard, and anything hosted on it, will be unavailable to Emory faculty and staff—including our tech support team—after August 31, 2017. Over the next few months,…


Emory Renal trainees awarded at SSCI meeting

Ryan Downey, PhD (post-doctoral researcher, Emory Division of Renal Medicine) and Emory Renal Fellow Marc Saad, MD were recently recognized at this year’s Nephrology Young Investigator Forum…


Featured Researcher: Alexis Bender

Alexis Bender, PhD is an assistant professor in the Emory University Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. Her research highlights the ways health trajectories impact…


Guidot wins SSCI 2017 Founders’ Medal

David Guidot, MD (Emory University Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine) recently received the 2017 Southern Society of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) Founders’…



Resident Spotlight: Jamal Hajjari

Jamal Hajjari is a 2nd-year resident in the Emory J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency program. Jamal was born and raised in Fez, Morocco before…


Emory cardiologist trains physicians overseas

Tanveer Rab, MD is an associate professor of medicine in the Emory University Division of Cardiology. He also serves as an interventional cardiologist at Emory…


Cardiology fellows to present Grand Rounds

Please join the Emory University Department of Medicine at noon on Tuesday, February 14 for “Cardiac Arrest and Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support for Cardiogenic Shock:…



Emory’s Day of Giving: Camille Vaughan

Emory University’s first annual “Day of Giving” begins at noon on Wednesday, February 8 and continues for 24 hours, offering easy and fun ways to support…


Turbo-charged: Aging in Women with HIV

Please join the Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) HIV & Aging Scientific Working Group on Thursday, February 16 for a networking event featuring Dr. Deborah Gustafson…


2017 Teaching Innovations Grant – Call for Proposals

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators (AME) will begin accepting proposals for this year’s Teaching Innovations Grant. Background…


Donor Spotlight: Gina Lundberg

Gina Price Lundberg, MD, FACC (Emory University Division of Cardiology) is a preventive cardiologist with The Emory Clinic (East Cobb), the founder and medical director…




Focus on Research: Gut Motility Lab

High-fat diet (HFD) intake–like the average “Western diet”–can lead to gastrointestinal complications that can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. Excessive dietary fat intake correlates with…



Vaughan named interim Geriatrics chief

Camille Vaughan, MD, MS has been named interim section chief of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Emory. Dr. Vaughan has served as the associate section…


Focus on Research: HIV/AIDS

Carlos Del Rio, MD (Division of Infectious Diseases) is a professor of medicine in the Emory University Department of Medicine. Dr. del Rio first arrived at…




Resident Spotlight: Neil Pfister

Neil Pfister, MD, PhD is an intern in Emory’s J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program. Neil grew up in Gwinnett County, Georgia and attended the…


Educator Spotlight: Erica Heiman

Meet Highlighted Educator Erica Heiman, MD (General Medicine and Geriatrics). Tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in the Bronx, and moved to…


Resident Spotlight: Tina Pham

Tina Pham, MD is an intern (PGY-1) in Emory’s J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency program. Before coming to Emory, Tina attended Stanford University and graduated…




Featured Researcher: Monica Serra

Monica Serra, PhD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Emory University Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Serra has a broad background…


2016 MilliPub Club honorees

Emory’s MilliPub Club honors and recognizes current Emory University faculty who have published one or more individual papers throughout their careers that have each garnered…


Hajjar receives 2017 Tinsley Harrison Award

Ihab Hajjar, MD (Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics) has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Tinsley Harrison Award. Each year, the Tinsley Harrison Award is…


Featured Researcher: Brandi M. Wynne

Brandi M. Wynne, PhD is an instructor of medicine in the Division of Renal Medicine with a background in cardio-renal physiology and pharmacology. Previously, Dr….


Anania elected president, Liver Fibrosis SIG

Frank A. Anania, MD, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD (Bruce Logue Chair in Digestive Diseases; professor of medicine; and director, Emory Division of Digestive Diseases) was recently…


Emory’s Lowance Center for Human Immunology

Emory’s Lowance Center for Human Immunology, led by Ignacio Sanz, MD (Director, Emory University Division of Rheumatology), is a multidisciplinary initiative to translate innovations in basic immunology to…



Spotlight: Emory’s Liver Transplant Program

Emory Transplant Center’s core mission is to provide quality care to patients in need of organ transplants while offering access to the most advanced transplant technology. The…


Lupus 101: Newly Diagnosed Seminar

Join Sam Lim, MD, MPH and the Lupus Foundation of America for “Lupus 101: Newly Diagnosed Seminar.” This program, part of the Lupus Foundation’s Lupus…


Emory Critical Care Summit 2017

Join us for the 2017 Emory Critical Care Summit. The Emory Critical Care Summit provides targeted education for common critical care conditions and procedures to multi-professional…




Recruiting lupus patients for clinical trial

Researchers at Emory University are recruiting patients for a phase III clinical trial (XSEL) for systemic lupus erythematosus. If you qualify for and participate in…







Featured Researcher: Samantha Yeligar

Dr. Samantha M. Yeligar is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. She was recently awarded…


Emory IM Resident Research News

Congratulations to all #EmoryIMResidents who presented their research and abstracts in October and November.  A few highlights include: Marsha Stern (MP PGY-4) presented a clinical…


Emory Practical Intervention Course (EPIC SEC)

Join us at the Emory Conference Center Hotel for the 2017 Emory Practical Intervention Course (EPIC-SEC) on April 20-22, 2017. The Emory Practical Intervention Course was…


Resident Spotlight: Jonny Salud

Jonny Salud, MD, MPH is an Emory University School of Medicine internal medicine PGY-2 who hails from Lake Wales, a small town in central Florida….



Medicine Grand Rounds now available on YouTube

As of the 2016-2017 academic year, the Emory University Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Medicine Grand Rounds presentations will be recorded and…



Featured Researcher: Colleen Kelley

Colleen Kelley, MD, MPH (Division of Infectious Diseases) is a faculty member at Emory University School of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases with a multi-disciplinary background…


Internal Medicine Fellowship Match Results

Congratulations to our 40 residents and graduates who have matched to medical subspecialties at Emory University and across the country. We had 12 matches for…




Featured Researcher: Clintoria Williams

Clintoria R. Williams, PhD is a renal physiologist in the Emory University Division of Renal Medicine. Dr. Williams’ research interests focus on the pathophysiology of…



Featured Researcher: Kusuma Pokala

Kusuma Pokala is a student at Emory University School of Medicine with an expected graduation date of May 2017. Her interest in the field of…



Call for applications: EM-ProLEAD

Emory Medicine is pleased to announce the opening for applications to the 2017 Cohort of EM-ProLEAD: the Emory Medicine Professional Leadership Enrichment and Development Program….



Apply now: Junior faculty development course

Sent on behalf of Kathy Griendling, PhD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development The Emory University School of Medicine is pleased to again…









Team Type 1 Foundation Gala: September 30

Emory Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids faculty member and Team Type 1 (TT1) Foundation board member Darin Olson, MD, PhD, MS cordially invites all Department…



Bringing Diversity to Clinical Research

Madeleine Hackney, PhD’s DREAMS (Developing a Research Participation Enhancement and Advocacy Training Program for Diverse Seniors) project grew out of an ongoing problem in clinical research….


Welcome our new Geriatrics faculty

The Emory Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology is excited to introduce new faculty members. Meet the newest members of our team: Sivan Ben-Moshe, MD is an assistant…


Improve your clinical skills on November 4

The Department of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Community is offering a series of mini-workshops aimed at improving clinical examination skills of faculty and the teaching of…


Kara Loren Raphael is making waves

Kara Loren Raphael, MD is making waves in the health care world. A third-year resident in the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program, Dr….



Griffiths and Hepburn awarded NIH funding

Congratulations to Patricia Griffiths, PhD and Kenneth Hepburn, PhD who have been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health to test Tele-Savvy, an on-line…



Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) at Grady

In September of 2015, the 10-bed Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) service opened at Grady Memorial Hospital. Under the direction of geriatrician Ugochi Ohuabunwa,…


Resident Spotlight: Gretchen Snoeyenbos Newman

Gretchen Snoeyenbos Newman, MD is a third-year resident in Emory’s J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program. Gretchen is originally from a small town in southeastern Massachusetts. In…



Tech Tip: Emory University’s mobile app policy

Though there is a rising interest in developing applications (“apps”) for mobile devices, Emory University advises against creating apps without first consulting the Office of…


Fighting heart disease through Emory crowdfunding

The Emory Women’s Heart Center’s “10,000 Women” Project successfully ended its month-long crowdfunding campaign after surpassing its $2,000 goal in donations to support local women at…


Resident Spotlight: Eva Simanyi Clay

Eva Simanyi Clay, MD (PGY-2) was born and raised in Hungary. After immigrating to the United States, she completed her undergraduate studies at Auburn University and…


2016 Researcher Appreciation Day

In recognition of Researcher Appreciation Day, the Emory Medicine Recognitions Committee requested nominations for researchers across the School of Medicine who are making a difference in…




Self-care is the caregiver’s most critical task

“Research integrity and fun are not mutually exclusive.” – Dr. Patricia Griffiths Emory Geriatrics researcher Patricia Griffiths, PhD, MS, has always been interested in working with…



Important news from the Office of Education

The Department of Medicine’s Office of Education is excited to announce a restructuring of our education leadership, effective September 1. We are naming three Associate…


Emory University Hospital’s new “J-Wing”

Emory’s Clifton campus is preparing for the arrival of a new hospital tower (Emory University Hospital’s J-Wing) that will provide additional beds and clinical space….



Featured Clinician: Michael Connor

Meet Featured Clinician Michael Connor, Jr., MD (Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine/Renal Medicine). Tell us about yourself. I was actually born…


Educator Spotlight: Alex Truong

  Alex Truong, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Emory Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. After completing training…


Resident Spotlight: Dhruv Amratia

Dhruv Amratia, MD (PGY-1) completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Cincinnati before coming to Emory for his internal medicine residency….




Emory’s “Adopt-a-Resident” program

Are you looking for a way to help cultivate future health care leaders? If so, learn more about the Emory University’s School of Medicine‘s “Adopt-a-Resident” program….



Resident Spotlight: Richa Panara

Richa Panara, MD (PGY-1) joins the #EmoryIMResidency team from the University of Miami, where she completed a seven-year joint MD program. She is originally from…




Featured Researcher: Salim Thabet

Salim Thabet, MD is a clinical fellow in the Emory University Division of Cardiology working with Dr. Hanjoong Jo, whose lab investigates vascular flow and…




Featured Researcher: Matthew Topel

Matthew Topel, MD, MSc is a clinical research fellow in the Division of Cardiology. He is primarily based in the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute…


Want to start a clinical trial at Emory?

Did you know? Dr. Jennifer Christie and Latoya Carter in the Emory Department of Medicine have developed a guide to starting a clinical trial at Emory….


Emory Medical Student Teaching Competition

Students of the Emory University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators proudly present the third annual Emory Medical Student Teaching Competition. Our medical students are tech-savvy,…





Kari Esbensen’s FAME Grant research

Kari Esbensen, MD (Emory Division of Hospital Medicine) was recently awarded a Fostering the Academic Mission in the Emory Department of Medicine (FAME) Grant for her…


University video conferencing update (Vidyo)

Vidyo, Emory University’s preferred video conferencing platform, offers a number of features to faculty and staff, including: High-definition (HD) support to display rich content and multiple…



Christopher O’Donnell’s FAME Grant research

Christopher O’Donnell, MD (Emory Division of Hospital Medicine) was recently awarded a Fostering the Academic Mission in the Emory Department of Medicine (FAME) Grant for his…


Join us for a Resident Networking event

Residents interested in a career at Emory Healthcare are invited to an evening of bowling, networking and inspiring talks with our clinical leaders about how…


Featured Researcher: Eduardo Egea

Eduardo Egea, MD is a clinical fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine in Dr. David Guidot’s lab. The lab’s main…




Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interactive Training Site

The Emory University Division of Cardiology has introduced an interactive educational tool for clinicians, house staff, and medical students to ensure that they have the required  skill sets…


Featured Clinician: Priya Kohli

Meet the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Featured Clinician, Priya Kohli, MD (Division of Cardiology). Dr. Kohli is originally from the Midwest. After completing her cardiology…





2016 Golden Apple Teaching Award winners

Department of Medicine Golden Apple Teaching Award recipients are faculty recognized by our internal medicine residents for excellence in teaching at each of our respective…




Nanette K Wenger award winners

2016 Nanette K. Wenger Service Award winners

Emory Department of Medicine faculty members Wendy S. Armstrong, MD, FIDSA, FACP (Infectious Diseases); Octavian Ioachimescu, MD, PhD (Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine); and Maura…


Emory endocrinology fellows visit Ethiopia

Since 2013, the Emory University Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids has participated in teaching and training fellows in the Addis Ababa University (AAU) Endocrine…



Arshed Quyyumi awarded for excellence in research

Arshed Quyyumi, MD, FRCP, FACC (Cardiology) was selected for this year’s R. Wayne Alexander Excellence in Research Accomplishment Award at the Emory University Department of Medicine’s 2016 Celebratory Grand…


2016 Sitaraman Silver Pear Mentoring Awards

Drs. Mark Mulligan (Infectious Diseases) and Robin E. Rutherford (Digestive Diseases) received this year’s Shanthi V. Sitaraman Silver Pear Mentoring Awards at the Emory University Department of…


Dustin Smith receives 2016 Educator Impact Award

Dustin Smith, MD (Division of Hospital Medicine) was awarded the Emory University Department of Medicine’s 2016 Educator Impact Award at Celebratory Grand Rounds. The Educator Impact Award recognizes a Department…


Educator Spotlight: Girish L. Kalra, MD

Girish L. Kalra, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Emory Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. He completed his undergraduate training in…



Congratulations to our 2016 “Top Doctors”

Congratulations to the 32 Emory University Department of Medicine faculty members who were named among Atlanta magazine’s 2016 “Top Doctors.”* More than half of the…



Celebratory Grand Rounds: Outstanding Clinician Award

Dhaval Desai, MD (Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine) was awarded the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Outstanding Clinician Award at the 2016 Celebratory Grand Rounds ceremony in…








Diet Quality and Health Aging: Learn more

Author: Amy Goss, PhD, RD (“Diet Quality and Health Aging: the Effects of Macronutrient Manipulation on Metabolic Health and Physical Function in Older Adults with Obesity”): Aging…



Check out the Department of Medicine’s new website

Check out the Department of Medicine’s new and improved home page at www.medicine.emory.edu. The home page, which has been redesigned for increased functionality, includes rotating images of Department of…



Featured Clinician: Carolina Gongora-Nieto, MD

Meet the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Featured Clinician, Carolina Gongora-Nieto, MD (Division of Cardiology). Dr. Gongora-Nieto is originally from Bogota, Colombia and moved to Atlanta after…





Support your local primary care physician

Deep Shah, MD, MSc discusses the importance of fostering “a more primary care-centric, physician-friendly environment” in his recent Global Health News article, “Support your local…






2016 Fostering the Academic Mission (FAME) Grant awardees

Congratulations to Emory Department of Medicine faculty members Kari Esbensen and Christopher O’Donnell. Esbensen and O’Donnell received this year’s Fostering the Academic Mission in the Emory Department…




Join us for Celebratory Grand Rounds on June 21

Please join the Emory University Department of Medicine for Celebratory Grand Rounds, where we will announce our 2016 Faculty Award winners. Each year, faculty are nominated for Department…



Educator Spotlight: Kari Esbensen, MD

Meet Division of Hospital Medicine clinician-educator Kari Esbensen, MD. Esbensen is the mother of two daughters, an internist, a bioethicist, and a hospice and palliative medicine…






Educator Spotlight: Ram Subramanian, MD

Ram Subramanian, MD (Division of Digestive Diseases) immigrated to the United States from New Delhi as a teenager and completed his undergraduate education, medical education, and residency…



Learn about our regenerative medicine program

Researchers in Emory University School of Medicine’s regenerative medicine program are working to develop new therapies for cardiovascular disease. Emory Department of Medicine Vice Chair…





Congrats to our 2016 Faculty Award nominees

Please join us in congratulating our 2016 Department of Medicine Faculty Award nominees. Winners will be announced at Celebratory Grand Rounds on Tuesday, June 21…





Welcome Mary Pierre as clerkship coordinator

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Pierre as clerkship coordinator of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Education and Residency, effective Monday, May…




Educator Spotlight: Chris Knudson, MD

The Emory University Department of Medicine faculty and development  team recently interviewed Chris Knudson, MD (Hospital Medicine) to learn more about him. Tell us about…


Volunteer to screen women for heart disease

The Emory Women’s Heart Center‘s “10,000 Women” project is in need of clinical and non-clinical volunteers for upcoming heart screenings. The 10,000 Women project, an initiative…





Bettye Rose Connell Memorial Lecture

The Emory Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, along with Atlanta VA Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation and the Birmingham/Atlanta Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC),…


Chief residents present at 2016 APDIM conference

Emory’s internal medicine chief residents (Lucas Golub, Andrew Ip, Joseph Knapper, Paul McClung, Jennifer Spicer, and Geoff Southmayd) recently presented “#BestConferenceEver: Developing an Innovative Panel of…





Aaron Lee named new HR administrator

Aaron Lee joined the Emory Department of Medicine team as human resources administrator as of Monday, April 18. In his new role, Aaron will serve…









Remembering Ken Leeper

Ken Leeper, MD was renowned and beloved for his dedication to patient care and tireless devotion to teaching the next generation of clinicians. In this…






Call for nominations: 2016 Faculty Awards

We are now accepting nominations for Department of Medicine Faculty Awards for the 2015-2016 academic year. The categories are as follows: Academy of Medical Educators…



Focus on Research: Metabolomics

  Dean P. Jones, PhD is a professor of medicine in the Emory University Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. His central research focus is…





Meet our incoming 2016 Pulmonary fellows

Please join the Emory Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine in welcoming our six incoming fellows, who will be joining us on…


Highlighted Fellow: Sara Auld, MD

Sara Auld, MD is a third-year fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in history…



We celebrate our Infectious Diseases clinicians

In honor of National Doctor’s Day (March 30), please join the Emory University Department of Medicine and the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee…



Thank you, Cardiology clinicians, for all you do

In honor of National Doctors’ Day (March 30), we thank all of our Emory Division of Cardiology clinicians. The Emory Department of Medicine and the Emory University School…


Please welcome our 2016 incoming residents

Emory’s J. Willis Hurst Medicine Residency Program proudly introduces our 2016 incoming resident class. Our incoming class has 47 categorical residents, seven primary care residents,…


Teaching Tip: Math in Medicine

Math and science education in the United States and the application of math and science skills in the workplace have come a long way since…



Emory Office 365 migration

Office 365 Migration Information: Emory Healthcare and Emory University accounts Background Email hosting for all members of the Department of Medicine is being migrated to…


Call for proposals: AME Teaching Innovations Grant

Background The Emory University Department of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators (AME) was developed in 2011 to identify, recognize, and honor master teachers, to develop and…



We thank our Division of Rheumatology doctors

In honor of National Doctor’s Day (March 30), please join the Emory University Department of Medicine and the Emory University School of Medicine Recognitions Committee…


Emory mourns the loss of Dr. Herb Karp

We are sad to announce the passing of Emory Professor Emeritus of Neurology Herbert Karp, MD on Friday, March 11. He was 94. A native of…









SHM Atlanta

Thank you to everyone who joined us for another great SHM Atlanta chapter meeting. Our own Bruce Mitchell gave a riveting talk on the legal…





Focus on Research: Using DNA to “decode” lupus

People with systemic lupus erythematosus can experience several symptoms, including fatigue, joint pain, skin rashes, and kidney problems. Often, these symptoms come in attacks called…



Division of Hospital Medicine site updates

Atlanta VA Medical Center Scott Steinbach, MD At the Atlanta VAMC, inpatient quality improvement (QI) really came into existence with the birth of the VA…






Sagar R. Shroff recognized at 2015 ACG conference

Sagar R. Shroff, MD (Digestive Diseases third-year fellow) was recently recognized with two awards at the 2015 meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Dr. Shroff received both the Presidential Poster…


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Giving for our future

When asked why he chose to make a donation at the Hurst, Logue, Wenger Cardiovascular Dinner, Emory alumnus (cardiology fellowship, 1977) James T. Cook III,…


Join us for the 2016 Southeastern Critical Care Summit

The Southeastern Critical Care Summit provides targeted education for common critical care conditions and procedures to multi-professional healthcare stakeholders. This program uses interactive and case-based…


Town Hall Meeting with Dr. Jon Lewin

Please save the date for a town hall meeting with Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR, executive vice president for health affairs, Emory University; executive director,…


Join us for the 2016 Hunger Walk/Run

Join the Department of Medicine’s Hunger Walk/Run team as we support efforts to eliminate hunger and poverty in the Atlanta area. This year’s event, which…



Skin Outcomes Uncovered in Lupus (SOUL) Study

The Emory Division of Rheumatology is leading the Skin Outcomes Uncovered in Lupus (SOUL) Study to better understand important outcomes in individuals with certain types of skin…


South Georgia Farmworker Health Project

Every year, the South Georgia Farmworker Health Project provides primary medical and dental care to approximately 1,500 farmworkers and their families through our collaboration with…


“What goes where” in EUH expansion

After consideration of input from various teams representing physicians, nurses, direct support care providers, administrators, and patient and family advisers, the final recommendation for assignment…



Educator Spotlight: Theresa Vettese

Theresa Vettese, MD is an associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics and a member of the Emory Palliative Care…



Fellows Teaching Competition: March 16

Join us  for the 2016 J.Willis Hurst Demonstration of Teaching Excellence: A Teaching Competition Between Fellows.” A fellow from each of the Department of Medicine’s sub-specialty…


Support the Paul Hammonds Endowment Fund

Over the course of more than 20 years at Emory, Paul Hammonds has been an exemplary leader—devoting much of his time to the personal and…




Hurst-Logue-Wenger Cardiovascular Society Dinner

Faculty and graduates of the cardiology fellowship program at Emory are invited to join us on Saturday, April 16, for the  Hurst-Logue-Wenger Cardiovascular Society Dinner….


Check out the new Emory clinical trials website

Emory is proud to launch a new clinical trials website, which includes easy-to-access information on nearly 1,000 clinical trials that are seeking volunteers. At clinicaltrials.emory.edu, potential…


Join us for #ProudtobeGIM event

Join us on Tuesday, February 16 to learn more about what there is to love about primary care at our first #ProudtobeGIM event! Details Date: Tuesday,…





Anania, Karpen awarded research training grant (T32)

Emory Division of Digestive Diseases Division Director, Frank Anania, MD partnered with Emory Department of Pediatric’s  Saul Karpen, MD, PhD to receive a “Ruth L. Kirschenstein National…







Learn about kidney function in five minutes

Want a fun way to learn more about kidney function in less than five minutes? Several of the undergraduate students actively conducting research in the Department…



Educator Spotlight: Eva Rimler, MD

Eva Rimler, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics and clerkship director of the ambulatory care block…


Teaching Tip: The importance of feedback

What makes a good teacher? Many investigators have looked at the attributes that learners have identified in their best teachers and have concluded that while…






New EVP for Health Affairs

To the Emory Community: It is with great excitement that I inform you that Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, will be Emory’s next executive vice president…


Featured Clinician: Stephen Pastan

Stephen Pastan, MD attended Amherst College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his internal medicine and nephrology training at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital. Dr. Pastan…



2016 Junior Faculty Development Course faculty

Congratulations to the Department of Medicine faculty selected to participate in the 2016 Junior Faculty Development Course: Kari Esbensen, MD (Hospital Medicine) J. Sonya Haw,…


Hope Clinic volunteer appeciation event

The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center (Division of Infectious Diseases) hosted a volunteer appreciation event at the Fernbank Science Museum on November 21. Former…



Internal medicine residency program at Emory University

Emory University’s J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program is nationally ranked. The program, led by Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, offers several residency training pathways, including: Categorical and primary care pathways…




2015 MilliPub Club awardees announced

  Emory’s MilliPub Club honors and recognizes current faculty who have published one or more individual papers throughout their careers that have each garnered more…


Heart disease is No. 1 killer of women

Are you interested in improving community health? Help us prevent heart disease by volunteering for one of Emory Women’s Heart Center’s free health screenings. Emory Women’s…




Residents present at conferences across the country

Emory University Department of Medicine residents dominated the 2015 Georgia American College of Physicians (ACP) meeting.   Seven of our residents presented posters or oral presentations…


Educator Spotlight: James Bailey, MD

James Bailey, MD (Emory Division of Renal Medicine) was born in Pittsburgh. He graduated from St. Francis College and received his MD from Jefferson Medical College….



Why should you join Doximity?

Doximity is the leading virtual medical professional network, with half of U.S. physicians as members–and it’s free. On Doximity, physicians can use their iPhones, iPads, Android…



2016 Committee Call

As you know, the Department of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development provides support programs and developmental opportunities to ensure the success of our faculty. This…






Miss Medicine Grand Rounds? View presentations online

Emory faculty, fellows, residents, and students can view archived Emory University Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Emory University Blackboard. Go to https://classes.emory.edu/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp Authenticate with…






Donate to the 2015 Holiday Toy Drive

The Division of Cardiology is raising money for its annual holiday toy drive. Last year, we were able to surpass our initial goal and supported more…



Woodruff Leadership Academy Class of 2016

Thanks to all of you who either nominated or supported nominations for the Woodruff Leadership Academy (WLA) Class of 2016. As has been the case…



2016 EM-ProLEAD Cohort

Emory Medicine is pleased to announce the 2016 cohort of EM-ProLEAD: Emory Medicine Professional Leadership Enrichment and Development Program. EM-ProLEAD focuses on enriching leadership skills,…


2015 Annual Provider Patient Safety Module

Reminder: All providers at EHC must complete the 2015 Annual Provider Patient Safety Module by noon, Monday, December 7, 2015, to retain their privileges. Click…


2015 Celebration of Faculty Excellence

On October 14, 44 Department of Medicine faculty members were honored at the School of Medicine’s 2015 Celebration of Faculty Excellence for receiving senior promotions; Dean’s…





Featured ID Fellow Research: Varun Phadke

Varun Kishor Phadke, MD is a third-year infectious diseases fellow in the Emory T32 Vaccinology Training Program (VTP). Dr. Phadke works in the areas of vaccine…



James P. Steinberg receives 2015 Beeson Award

The Paul B. Beeson, MD Faculty Recognition Award was established in honor of Dr. Paul Beeson’s outstanding contributions to the developing field of infectious diseases and as chair of the Emory…




Spotlight: Research Resources 101

The Research Resources Workshop is a monthly educational series designed to help researchers learn about a single valuable, and in some cases underutilized, research resource and…


Learn about patent law on Nov. 4

Speaker: Adam Raymond, PhD (Patent Agent, Pabst Patent Group, LLP) Date: Wednesday, Nov. 4 Time: 12-1 p.m. Location: Hurst Conference  Room – Emory University Hospital, Room E…



Primary care residency track

The primary care residency track, within the J. Willis Hurst Residency program at Emory University, is designed to produce outstanding general internists who are preparing for a…


“Metabolomics in Tuberculosis”: Oct. 15

Please join us Thursday, October 15 at 4 p.m. for “Metabolomics in Tuberculosis: Potential Utility in Pathophysiology and Biomarker Development,” presented by Professor of Medicine…


2015 Clinical Skills Workshop

The Department of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Community hosted its annual Clinical Skills Workshop on October 1. The courses offered this year included: “Bringing it Bedside:…


David Rimland’s retirement celebration

Infectious diseases master clinician, outstanding teacher, and mentor David Rimland, MD retired in June 2015 after 38 years of dedicated service to Emory University. Dr. Rimland served as chief…


Celebrating our UHC accomplishments

This message is sent on behalf of Michael M.E. Johns, MD, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs; President; CEO; and Chair of the Board, EHC;…







Food = Medicine Conference: Nov. 13-15

The Food = Medicine Conference highlights the benefits that nutritional choices can have on our health. The conference will educate the public and provide continuing education…










The Ponce Center: HIV and diseases of aging

Until about five years ago, much of HIV/AIDS research focused solely on treatment. Now, patients have access to a combination of easily tolerated, convenient medications…













Support our programs

The Emory University Department of Medicine relies on gifts and partnerships to support clinical, research, and educational goals within the divisions of: Cardiology Digestive Diseases Endocrinology,…


Spotlight: Office of Education

The Emory University Department of Medicine is nationally known for its exceptional residency and fellowship programs in Internal Medicine and the Medicine sub-specialty areas. Emory University’s…



Emory Saint Joseph’s in the news

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital was recently featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for its use of Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR), which the hospital instituted in…



Medicine Grand Rounds – Endocrinology: Sept. 15

Tuesday, September 15 at noon. Emory University Hospital auditorium (2nd floor). Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis: News and Controversies Roberto Pacifici, MD Garland Herndon Professor…



Spotlight: Office of Research

  The Emory University Department of Medicine places strong emphasis on its broad and innovative research programs. The department’s nine divisions perform basic, translational, and…



The Legacy of Emory at Grady: Leon Haley

For 16 years, Leon L. Haley, Jr., MD, MHSA – an associate professor of emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine – served as chief…




Remembering Dr. Dallie Hall

The following message is from Christian P. Larsen, MD, D.Phil., Dean, Emory University School of Medicine I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the…


2015 “Mitch Lecture”

Evolutionary Dawn of Collagens and Basement Membranes of Epithelial Tissues Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 5 p.m.* School of Medicine lecture hall Keynote speaker: Billy…



Join a Department of Medicine “Community”

The Emory University Department of Medicine launched Communities in 2014 in an effort to connect departmental faculty with similar interests and help facilitate personal and…



2014-2015 Department of Medicine faculty recognitions

Please join the Emory University Department of Medicine in congratulating our newly promoted faculty (effective September 1). We appreciate your dedication and service. Mikhael El-Chami, MD: Associate…


Clinical Skills Workshop: Register by Sept. 25

The Department of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Community is offering a series of mini-workshops aimed at improving clinical examination skills of faculty and the teaching of…


The Legacy of Emory at Grady: Luella Klein

Luella Klein, MD is credited with bringing maternal-fetal medicine to Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Klein—who served on the Emory Department…


M-PACTful Leader: Jada Bussey-Jones

When did you first start volunteering? “I’ve been volunteering since my childhood. One of my first recollections of volunteering was visiting a nearby nursing home…



Support the 2015 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk

2015 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk Date: Saturday, September 26 Time: Opening ceremonies begin at 8 a.m.; walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Location: Centennial Olympic Park…




Clinical Skills Workshop: Oct. 1

The Department of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Community is offering a series of mini-workshops aimed at improving clinical examination skills of faculty and the teaching of…




The Legacy of Emory at Grady: Notable Firsts

1896 A children’s ward opens at Grady Memorial Hospital—the first in Georgia and reportedly the first in the Southeast. 1920  The first women of color…



The Legacy of Emory at Grady: No Turning Back

While the Emory-Grady partnership provided, in one administrator’s words, “abundant clinical material,” Emory University School of Medicine struggled mightily for decades to overcome economic obstacles—namely, the…




Transitions of Care

Have you ever worried about transitioning patient care after a rotation?  Emory University’s Andrew Ip, MD discusses the challenges of medical transitions of care in a…






8th annual Research Day: Oct. 30

The annual Department of Medicine Research Day has celebrated research efforts across the Department of Medicine since 2008. The event brings together researchers from all…


Women and Heart Disease Conference: Aug. 15

Date:   Saturday, August 15 Time:   7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Location:   Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort** Register now   **More information to come





Hitchhiker’s Guide

Looking for a better way to navigate the mandatory compliances and approvals to conduct your research at Emory? The Department of Medicine Research Support Subcommittee…



2015 Residency and Fellowship Education Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Department of Medicine residency and fellowship Education Award recipients! Check out photos from 2015 Celebratory Grand Rounds on Facebook.   Outstanding Fellow…


Emory Momentum: Crowdfunding that Matters

  Momentum is the official crowdfunding platform of Emory University, featuring opportunities to support a range of Emory’s unique and diverse research projects, student initiatives,…


The Women’s Heart Center needs your help

RNs/LPNs and Medical Assistants: The Emory Women’s Heart Center is looking for volunteers to assist with community health screenings. You will be asked to help with:…




M-PACTful Leader: Linda Clarke

When did you first start volunteering? “I started volunteering with the Department of Medicine in 2007, when I was a member of the Department of Medicine Event…


Academy of Medical Educators: 2015 inductees

Please join us in congratulating the 2015 inductees to Emory University Department of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators (AME): • Bhavin Adhyaru, MD (Division of…




Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center seminar: Aug. 19

The first Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center seminar, Antibiotic Resistance: National Priorities for Urgent Action, will be given by Arjun Srinivasan, MD, associate director of Healthcare Associated…



2015 KUH Undergraduate Research Conference

Complementing Drs. Jeff Sands and Mitsi Blount’s National Institutes of Health R25 grant [Summer Undergraduate Program in Emory Renal Research (SUPERR)], NIH has given the…



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