Gary R. Lichtenstein
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG, is Director, IBD Center, Professor of Medicine, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He earned his MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NY; his internship and residency in internal medicine were conducted at Duke University Medical Center, and he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His current research focuses on investigational therapies for IBD. A Fellow of the ACG, AGA, and ACP, he has been listed in "Best Doctors in America" (IBD), and was Medical Secretary for the ABIM, GI Section. In the AGA, he was Vice-Chair for the Clinical Practice Committee and Practice Economics Committee, and was Chair of the Clinical Practice Committee. He served on the ASGE committee on training, as well as the ACG's Education Committee, Programs Committee, Nominations Committee, and Research Committee. He was Chair of the CCFA's Membership Committee of the Clinical Research Alliance, served on the national grants review committee and national physician education committee. He is a longstanding member of the ACP and AMA. Dr. Lichtenstein has received numerous awards, including the top specialist award at the University of Pennsylvania, the Louis A. Duhring Award, and the Christina and Marie Lindback Award, the top teaching award at the University of Pennsylvania. He has received the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine Housestaff teaching award, the "Penn Pearls Award," and the Gastroenterology Division teaching award (Sidney Cohen Teaching Award). He is in "The Best Doctors in America" (IBD), and Philadelphia Magazine. He received the CCFA National Clinical Scientific Achievement Award. In addition to being an invited lecturer at over 400 national / international conferences, symposia and institutional grand rounds, he has authored over 350 peer-reviewed primary articles, chapters letters, and editorials, and presented more than 300 abstracts / 20 books.
Wednesday, October 10
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM