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The core-teaching faculty consists of 80 dedicated, board-certified physicians with interest and expertise in teaching clinical medicine. These physicians have chosen to engage in an academic teaching career in Internal Medicine, with emphasis either in primary care or sub-specialty care.

In addition to the Program Director, Leo Kelly, MD, our residents work closely with 2 Associate Program Directors:  Jill Patton DO and Jadwiga Loj MD.

Jill Patton, DO
  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1990-94
  • Osteopathic Internship: Chicago Osteopathic Hospitals and Medical Centers and Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, 1994-95
  • Residency: Lutheran General Hospital, 1995-98
  • Chief Resident: Lutheran General Hospital, 1998-99
  • Board Certified, NBOME, ABIM: 1998
  • Associate Program Director: Lutheran General Hospital, 2001-present
  • Member: ACP, AOA, IAOPS, APDIM

Jadwiga Loj, MD

  • Medical School: Jagiellonian University, Poland, 1991-97
  • Residency: Lutheran General Hospital, 2002-05
  • Chief Resident: Lutheran General Hospital, 2005-06
  • Board Certified, ABIM: 2005
  • Associate Program Director: Lutheran General Hospital, 2006-present
  • Member: APDIM, ACP, SHM
Brenda Affinati, MD Student Clerkship/Recruitment Director
Timothy Laurie, DO Research & Scholarly Activity Director

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