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Kathleen F. Ryan

Kathleen F. Ryan, MD

Professor; Associate Dean for Medical Education – Simulation


Department: Medicine

Practices: Internal Medicine

Specialties: Primary Care, General Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD - Hahnemann University School of Medicine (1991)
  • BS - University of Scranton (1982)

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2018-2021)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2012-2021)
  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018)

Clinical Background

Philadelphia magazine's Top Doctors 2021

Kathleen Ryan, MD, FACP, is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and her interests include primary care medicine, preventive medicine and medical education.

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2018-2021)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2012-2021)

Clinical Services

Physical examination, Preventive medicine, Primary care, Internal medicine

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Hahnemann Hospital (1992)

Internships

  • Internal Medicine - Hahnemann Hospital (1991)

Kathleen Ryan, MD, is a professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, as well as associate dean for medical education – simulation at Drexel University College of Medicine. Prior to her appointment as associate dean, she had served as director for the Independence Blue Cross Simulation Center since 2008. She has been responsible for all aspects of developing this important educational resource for students, residents and the community.

Publications

"Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis with SGLT2 Inhibitor Use in a Patient on the Atkins Diet: A Unique Presentation of a Known Side effect"
Sood, M; Simon, B; Ryan, KF; Zebrower, M
AACE Clinical Case Reports. 4(2): March/April 2018

"Using a high-fidelity patient simulator with first-year medical students to facilitate learning of cardiovascular function curves"
Harris, DM; Ryan, K; Rabuck, C
Advan in Physiol Edu. 36:197-206, 2012

"Promoting the Development of Doctoring Competencies in Clinical Settings"
Brody, DS; Ryan, K; Kuzma, MA
Family Medicine. 36: s105- s109, 2004

"Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Acne Conglobata Associated with Spondyloarthropathy"
Leybishkis, B; Fasseas, P; Ryan, K; Roy, R
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 321(3): 195-197, 2001

"Doxylamine Overdose as a Potential Cause of Rhabdomyolysis"
Leybishkis, B; Fasseas, P; Ryan, K
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 322(1): 48-49, 2001

Book Chapters

Breast Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Masters, PA ed., Applebaum MD ed. IM Essentials Text. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, 2015

Colon Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Masters, PA ed., Applebaum MD ed. IM Essentials Text. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, 2015

Tips for The Medicine Clerkship
Ryan, K
In: Israel, J and Tunkel, A eds., Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 1st Edition. Saunders. pp. 8-11, 2013

Human Simulation for Medicine
Ryan, K
In Wilson, L, Rockstraw, L eds., Human Simulation for Nursing and Health Professions. Springer Publishing Company, New York City, NY, pp.360-364, 2012

Breast Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Alguire, PC ed., Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students, 2nd Edition. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 275-277, 2011

Colon Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Alguire, PC ed., Internal Medicine Essentials for Students A Companion to MKSAP for Students 5. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 278-280, 2011

Oncology Questions (Colon Cancer)
Ryan, K
In: American College of Physicians and Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine eds., MKSAP For Students 5. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 235-241, 2011

Oncology Questions (Breast Cancer)
Ryan, K
In: American College of Physicians and Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine eds., MKSAP For Students 5. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 235-241, 2011

Breast Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Alguire, PC ed., Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students, 2nd Edition. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 253-255, 2009

Colon Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Alguire, PC ed., Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students, 2nd Edition. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 256-258, 2009

Oncology Questions (Breast Cancer)
Ryan, K
In: American College of Physicians and Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine eds., MKSAP For Students 4. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 251-255, 2008

Oncology Questions (Colon Cancer)
Ryan, K
In: American College of Physicians and Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine eds., MKSAP For Students 4. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 251-255, 2008

Breast Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Alguire, PC ed., Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students 2007-2008. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 225-227, 2007

Colon Cancer
Ryan, K
In: Alguire, PC ed., Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students 2007-2008. American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 228-230, 2007

Preoperative Evaluation of the Patient Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery
Ryan, K
In: Sherman MS, Schulman ES eds. The Pocket Doctor 2001. Educational Communications, Mount Kisco, NY. p. 5, 2001

Evaluation of the Patient with Syncope
Ryan, K
In: Sherman MS, Schulman ES eds. The Pocket Doctor 2001. Educational Communications, Mount Kisco, NY. p. 11, 2001


Contact Information


Drexel Internal Medicine
219 N. Broad Street
219 N. Broad Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.5037
Fax: 215.399.5896