Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

Next issue:
December 2011

Submission deadline:
November 4, 2011

E-mail: bishopdl@upmc.edu

2011 General Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Fellowships

Michael Barnett, MD, was recruited as a fellow in general internal medicine and as a clinical instructor of medicine. Dr. Barnett received a BS in engineering science from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 2002 and received an MD from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2006. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2009 and served as a chief resident there in 20092010. Dr. Barnett is completing his second year of a palliative care fellowship. During his fellowship with general internal medicine, he will be pursuing an MS in medical education.

Jennifer Corbelli, MD, was recruited as a fellow in general internal medicine and as a clinical instructor of medicine. Dr. Corbelli received a BA from Cornell University in 2003 and an MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. She completed her residency in internal medicine in the Women's Health Track at UPMC in 2010 and served as a chief resident at UPMC in 2010–2011. During her fellowship, she will be pursuing an MS in medical education.

Jed Gonzalo, MD, was recruited as a fellow in general internal medicine and as a clinical instructor of medicine. Dr. Gonzalo earned his BS in biology and philosophy from the University of Scranton in 2002 and received his MD from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in Hershey in 2006. He completed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston in 2009 and began a fellowship in general internal medicine at UPMC in 2010. He then returned to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to serve as a chief resident in internal medicine in 20102011. He will complete his fellowship at UPMC in 2012 while pursuing an MS in medical education. Dr. Gonzalo's office will be located at UPMC Shadyside.

Carolyn Casey Lefkowits, MD, MPH, received a fellowship in palliative care. Dr. Lefkowits earned bachelor's degrees in life sciences and physical and health education from Queen's University at Kingston in Ontario, Canada, in 2001. She received an MD and MPH from Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health in 2007, and she completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California in San Francisco in 2011.

Adam Sawatsky, MD, was recruited as a fellow in general internal medicine and as a clinical instructor of medicine. Dr. Sawatsky received a BS in biology from Wheaton College in 2002 and an MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2007. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in 2010. During his fellowship, he will be pursuing an MS in medical education.

Patrick White, MD, received a fellowship in palliative care. Dr. White earned a BS with a double major in biology and theology and a minor in bioethics from the University of Notre Dame in 2002. He received his MD from Ohio State College of Medicine and Public Health in 2007 and completed his residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2010. He spent the next year as a clinical instructor in the Hospitalist Division, Department of Internal Medicine, at Washington University School of Medicine.

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