Welcome to the Department of Medicine!

Cathy LeeChing, MD
Elizabeth Fryoux, MD
Yang Guo, MD
Shahzeb Khan, MD
Zack Knott, MD
Brandon Lennep, MD
Jarrett Morgan, MD

Congratulations to all those who received promotion or tenure for the 2020-2021 academic year. These achievements reflect continued excellence and professional competence. This exciting milestone

Dr. Schaefer joined UMMC in early 2020. He completed his internal medicine training at York Hospital in York, PA, and his gastroenterology training at Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, MD). Since completing his gastroenterology training, he has served in leadership positions in a variety of private and academic gastroenterology practices.

The Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, has formed a Section of Interventional Pulmonology (IP). Dr. Michal Senitko, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery will serve as the inaugural section chief. The Interventional Pulmonology service at UMMC was created over 3 years ago by Dr. Senitko and Dr. George E. “Trey” Abraham III.

Dr. Pradeep Bathina is a faculty member in the Hospital Medicine division and is currently serving on the front lines caring for COVID patients. Here, Dr. Bathina shares about his background, his love of UMMC, and a memorable hobby.

This July, the interns and new fellows in the field of medicine begin an extraordinary journey, one where they will need to adjust to their roles as primary care providers in a very uncertain environment. As the house staff class of 2020-21, they may have anxiety about caring for patients diagnosed with Covid-19, understanding that there is not yet a cure for this highly infectious virus.

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