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James Malow, M.D. - Department Chair
Undergraduate: University of Illinois
Medical School: University of Illinois Medical School

Internship:

University of Illinois at the Medical Center
Residency: University of Illinois at the Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Illinois at the Medical Center
Previous Appointments: Director of Medical Education at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Director, Section of Infectious Diseases at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Present Appointment: Chair of Internal Medicine at AIMMC
Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois
Awards: "Otto Schwartz" Attending of the Year Award, 1979 & 1983 at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Member: American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America
Special Interests: Medical Education, Infectious Diseases, Infection Control
    
Laura Concannon, M.D. - Director
Undergraduate: Ohio State University (BS, MS)
Medical School: Wright State University

Internship:

Loyola University Medical Center
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Faculty Appointments: Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Member: Fellow, American College of Physicians
Special Interests: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement
    
Mohammed Samee, M.D. - Associate Director, Residency Program
Undergraduate: Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing
Medical School: Windsor University of Medicine
Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Current Appointments: Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Hospitalist, Advocate Medical Group.
Member: College of Physicians, Society of Hospitalist Medicine
Special Interests: Information technology, handoff communications, innovative medical education
    
James Dunphy, M.D. - Associate Director, Residency Program. Director, Student Teaching Programs
    
Michael D. Baldinger, M.D. - Section Chief
    
Ayesha Siddiqi, M.D. - Section Chief
Medical School: Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Jos in Jos, Nigeria
Internship: Cook County Hospital
Residency: Cook County Hospital
Fellowship: Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center (Allergy and Immunology)
Member: American College of Physicians, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
     
Richard Kehoe, M.D. - Section Chief; Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine; Director
Undergraduate: De Paul University
Medical School: Northwestern Medical School
Internship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Cardiology)University of Illinois (Electrophysiology)
Previous Appointments: Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Present Appointment: Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois
Member: American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology
   
Julie Goldstein, M.D. - Section Chief
Undergraduate: University of Missouri
Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Internship: Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Chicago, MacLean Center (Clinical Ethics)
Member: American College of Physicians
Special Interests: End of life issues
    
Theodore Wang, M.D. - Section Chief
   
Mark Allen Berk, M.D. - Section Chief
Medical School: University of Toronto
Internship: University of Toronto Hospitals
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto
Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals (Dermatology)
Member: American Academy of Dermatology
   
Jennifer B. Bernard, M.D. - Section Chief
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
Residency: Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center/ John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Present Appointment: Section chief of Endocrinology at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Member: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. American Diabetes Association. American Thyroid Association. Endocrine Society.
Special Interests: Diabetes, thyroid disorders, thyroid cancer, pituitary disorders
   
Renee Schickler, M.D.
Undergraduate: Brooklyn College
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Internship:

Medical College of Wisconsin Hospitals
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Illinois College of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Previous Appointments: Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency at Ravenswood Hospital
Present Appointment: Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois
Member: American College of Physicians
Special Interests: Diabetes
    
Arturo Olivera, M.D. - Section Chief
Undergraduate: University of Illinois
Medical School: University of Illinois
Intership: Mercy Hospital
Residency: Mercy Hospital
Fellowship: University of Illinois (Gastroenterology)
Present Appointment: Medical Director, Hispanocare
Member: American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology
    
Birwinder Marwah, M.D. - Section Chief
    
Deepti Singh, M.D. - Section Chief
   
Tarek Karamen, M.D. - Section Chief 
   
Catherine Creticos, M.D. - Section Chief. Director, HIV/AIDS Programs 
   
Robert J. Saqueton, MD, FACP
Undergraduate: Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (graduated with Honors)
Medical School: UHS/The Chicago Medical School

Internship:

Rush University Medical Center
Residency: Rush University Medical Center
Previous Appointments: Attending Physician, Cook County/Stroger Hospital; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College
Present Appointment: Attending Physician, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (AIMMC); Medical Director, Internal Medicine Associates Office
Awards: Westside HIV/AIDS Regional Planning Council (WHARP), Bennet Williams Certificate of Recognition for Service Coordination - 2005; AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Health, Advocate of the Year 2008; Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award 2008-2009, Department of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program, AIMMC, Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), 2009
Key Achievements: Lead physician for CBC (Congressional Black Caucus) West Side HIV Primary Care Clinic from 1999-2008; Promoted teaching and curriculum changes regarding LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer) health issues at the medical school and residency level at the University of Chicago, Rush Medical College, University of Illinois - Chicago, Cook County/Stroger Hospital, and AIMMC; Revamped operations and increased patient panel at IMA; Reformulated 3 year longitudinal outpatient Internal Medicine curriculum for AIMMC Categorical IM Residency Program
Member: American College of Physicians (ACP) - Fellow, Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), American Medical Association (AMA), International AIDS Society (IAS), Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Cytopathology (ASCCP)
Special Interests: Medical Education, Health Care (Medical), Informatics, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement, Health care for LGBTIQ populations and individuals, Primary Care HIV medicine. Social Medicine.
   
Henry R. Palmer, M.D.
Undergraduate: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH - BA in History, 1966
Medical School: College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, NYC, 1971

Internship:

Harlem Hospital Center, NYC (Rotating), 1972-1973
Residency: Northwestern Memorial and Lakeside VA Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 1976-1978
Chief Medical Resident: Columbus Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1978-1979
Previous Appointments: Attending Physician, Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, 1995-2009, Attending Physician, Columbus Hospital, 1979-1994
Present Appointment: Attending Physician, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Key Achievements: Elected to "Best Doctors in America", 2001-2009, First Place, Health Innovations in Technology Systems (HITS) Award for small outpatient organizations, presented by Healthcare Informatics and Henry Ford Health System, 2001
Member: American College of Physicians (ACP), Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)
Special Interests: Primary Care and Teaching
   
Laura Fassari, M.D.
   
Ann Mauer, M.D. - Section Chief
   
Sudesh Vohra, M.D. - Section Chief
Medical School: Amritsar Medical College

Internship:

St. Joseph Hospital, OH
Residency: Veteran's Administration Hospital, DC
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia (Nephrology)
Previous Appointments: Chief, Section of Nephrology at Ravenswood Hospital President, Medical Staff at Ravenswood Hospital
Present Appointment: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Member: American College of Physicians
    
Hillard Slavick, M.D. - Section Chief
   
Van Do, M.D. - Section Chief
   
William Werner, M.D. - Section Co-Chief
   
Thomas Liao, M.D. - Section Chief
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Rush Medical College

Internship:

Highland General Hospital
Residency: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
Fellowship: George Washington University (Pulmonary and Critical Care)
Present Appointment: Director Medical Intensive Care Unit at Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Awards: Outstanding Faculty Award 1990; "Otto Schwartz" Attending of the Year Award 1990 at Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Member: American College of Physician
Special Interests: Medical Education
   
Diane Tate - Director, Respiratory Services
   
David Mael, M.D.

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