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Lia S. Logio

Lia S. Logio, MD, FACP

Professor and Chair of Medicine

Department: Medicine: Division of General Internal Medicine

Practices: Drexel Internal Medicine

Specialties: Internal Medicine


  • MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1992)
  • BA, cum laude - Johns Hopkins University School of Arts and Sciences (1988)

Awards & Honors

  • American Association of Medical Colleges Clinical Care Innovation Award (2016)
  • Apple Distinguished Education Program Designation (2015-2017)
  • Invited participant, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, "How Do We Prepare Faculty to Facilitate Learning About the Improvement of Healthcare," Summer Symposium XVIII (2011)
  • Invited participant, Millennium Conference on Critical Thinking, Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation (2011)
  • Best Abstract, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Spring Meeting (2010)
  • Clinician Educator Award, Society of General Internal Medicine, Midwest Chapter (2008)
  • Outstanding Women Faculty and Staff Leaders Award Nominee, Indiana University–Purdue University at Indianapolis (2007)
  • Trustee Teaching Award Nominee, Indiana University School of Medicine (2005, 2006)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
    • Past President
    • Program Planning Committee
    • Councilor, APDIM Council
    • New York Special Interest Group
  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
    • Diversity and Inclusion Committee
    • Research Committee
    • Board of Directors
    • Chair, High Value Care Working Group
  • Society of General Internal Medicine, Innovations in Medical Education Review Committee
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Internal Medicine
  • Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Affairs
  • American Medical Women's Association

Lia Suzanne Logio, MD, FACP, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. She sees patients with Drexel Internal Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Logio is a general internist who previously served as a teaching attending at New York–Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell on the inpatient wards and in the outpatient practice of Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates.

Clinical Services

Primary care, Internal medicine


  • Internal Medicine - Duke University Medical Center (1992-1995)

Lia Suzanne Logio, MD, FACP, is professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Dr. Logio joins Drexel from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she was the Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine, associate dean of faculty development, former program director of the Internal Medicine Residency program and director of the college’s Leadership in Academic Medicine Program.

Dr. Logio received her medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center, serving as assistant chief resident at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham, N.C. She served as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at Duke until 2001 when she joined Indiana University School of Medicine as an associate professor of medicine. At IUSM, she served as the Internal Medicine Residency program director and assistant dean of faculty development. She founded and directed the Faculty Enrichment and Educational Development (FEED) program offering quarterly workshops to help faculty connect and work on new skills. She was recruited to Weill Cornell in 2010. She is a 2017 graduate of ELAM, Drexel's Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program for women.

Throughout her career, Dr. Logio has been involved in education at all levels, including medical student and graduate medical education, and faculty development. She led one of the ACGME Educational Innovations Projects while at Indiana University, gaining recognition as a thought leader on how best to train physicians to care for patients in the 21st century. In 2015, she led the Weill Cornell/NYP residency program to be the first GME program to earn the recognition as an Apple Distinguished Education Program using the digital environment of iPads to enhance learning. She has served on dozens of professional, institutional and faculty committees, including as past president of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM).


Dr. Logio's research has focused on patient safety, quality improvement and medical education, as well as patient-centered care. Other areas of expertise include high-value care, competency-based assessment, mentoring, and leadership development, with recent work on physician wellness. She has lectured and presented widely on these topics. She is a reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine and Journal of Graduate Medical Education.


"Shifting Approaches for Evaluation of Resident Performance: From Competencies to Milestones"
Logio LS

JAMA; 316 (21):2197-2199, Dec 6, 2016

"Authors' reply: '(re)turning the pages of residency: the impact of localizing resident physicians to hospital units on paging frequency'"
Fanucchi L, Unterbrink M, Logio LS
J Hosp Med; 9(7):477 (Epub 2014 Apr 9) Jul 2014

"Chief resident for quality improvement and patient safety: a description"
Cox LM, Fanucchi LC, Sinex NC, Djuricich AM, Logio LS
Am J Med; 127(6):565-8 (Epub Mar 7, 2014) Jun 2014

"(Re)turning the pages of residency: the impact of localizing resident physicians to hospital units on paging frequency"
Fanucchi L, Unterbrink M, Logio LS
J Hosp Med; 9(2):120-2.(Epub Dec 31, 2013) Feb 2014

"The Educational Innovations Project: a community of practice"
Warm EJ, Logio LS, Pereira A, Buranosky R, McNeill D
Am J Med; 126(12):1145-9.e1-2, Dec 2013

"Guidelines for writing department of medicine summary letters"
Lang VJ, Aboff BM, Bordley DR, Call S, Dezee KJ, Fazio SB, Fitz M, Hemmer PA, Logio LS, Wayne DB
Am J Med; 126(5):458-63, May 2013

"Beyond a curricular design of convenience: replacing the noon conference with an academic half day in three internal medicine residency programs"
Batalden MK, Warm EJ, Logio LS
Acad Med; 88(5):644-51, May 2013

"With a little help from my friends: A new model of academic time"
Cilma SA, Gudi K, Shah MK, Logio LS
Academic Internal Medicine Insight; 10(4):10-11, 2012

"Patient safety stories: a project utilizing narratives in resident training"
Cox LM, Logio LS
Acad Med; 86(11):1473-8, Nov 2011

"Exploring the psychometric properties of the humanistic teaching practices effectiveness questionnaire, an instrument to measure the humanistic qualities of medical teachers"
Logio LS, Monahan P, Stump TE, Branch WT Jr, Frankel RM, Inui TS
Acad Med; 86(8):1019-25, Aug 2011


Recent Abstracts

"Development of a Resident Teaching Toolbox"
Holzer H, Leiter R, Muhsin S, Jalali C, Stine S, & Logio L
Poster presented at: Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) Spring Conference, Houston, Texas, April 26-29, 2015

"A Resident-Driven, Multidisciplinary, Patient Safety Consult Service"
Gingras L, & Logio L
Accepted for presentation at the Marvin R. Dunn Poster Presentation at the ACGME Annual Educational Conference, San Ciego, California, February 2015

"'Bolus' and 'Drip' Quality Improvement Curricula For Internal Medicine Residents"
Carmel A, Logio L, Fanucchi L, Lee J
Accepted for presentation at the Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 2012

"Case Presentation as a Direct Observation method to Evaluate Internal Medicine Residents? Systems-Based Practice Competency"
Ouchida K, Siegler E, Adelman R, Logio L
Accepted for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Seattle, Washingotn, May 2012

"Systems-Based Geriatrics: A Novel Approach for Internal Medicine Residents"
Ramsaroop S, Siegler E, Logio L, Ouchida K
Accepted for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, Seattle, Washington, May 2012

"A CLER Look at Morbidity and Mortality Conferences"
Fanucchi L, Logio LS, Siegler E
Poster presented at: 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, Denver, Colorado, April 24-27, 2013

Recent Invited Lectures

"The Resident’s Experience in 2016: Busting the Myth That Training Under Duty Hours Is Easier than the 'Good Old Days'"
Logio LS
Presented at Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Weill Cornell Medical College, March 2016

"A Tale of Two High Value Curriculum Teaching Efforts: A Joint Report from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell"
Holzer H, Zhang W, Shah M, Logio L
Presented at the Symposium on Health Care Transformation, GNYHA, New York, New York, January 2016

Panel Member on Medical Resident Wellness
Logio LS
Presented at Symposium, Greater New York Hospital Association. New York, New York, December, 2015

"The Resident’s Experience"
Logio LS
APDIM Welcome and Presidents Plenary, Presented at 36th Annual AIM Educational Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2015

"Building and Leading a Terrific team: the Art of Managing Others"
Logio LS and Yadavalli G
Precourse for New Residency Program Directors, Associate Program Directors, and Program Administrators, Atlanta, Georgia. October, 2015

Panel Member on RN/MD Communication
Logio L
Nursing Quality Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, October 2014

"Quality Improvement and Patient Safety from the Ground Up"
Fanucchi L, Logio LS
Presented at National Institute of Health, Clinical Center Grand Rounds, Bethesda, Maryland, August 7, 2013

"Developing Your Faculty to Implement the High Value, Cost-Conscious Care Curriculum"
Dine J, and Logio L
Presented at New York Special Interest Group Summer Meeting, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, July 25, 2013

"Making Change Work for You"
Logio LS, Bostwick S
Presented at New York Presbyterian Hospital Program Director Retreat, New York, New York, May 2013

"Making Change Work for You: Focus on Faculty"
Logio LS
Plenary presentation at Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine Spring Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 2013

"Healthcare Value, Costs, Benefits and Harms: How does it all add up?"
Logio LS
Presented at Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, New York Downtown Hospital, March 2013

Evaluating Learners: Best Practice.
Logio L
Presented at Department of Medicine Hospital Medicine Division Seminar Series, Weill Cornell Medical College, February 2013

"Novel Training Program Initiatives in Medicine"
Logio L
Presented at New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) Plenary Session, New York, New York, February 2013

Recent Workshops

"Safety Consults. A Timely Curriculum to Engage Residents in Improving Patient Care Delivery"
Kunapareddy G, Davis T, Cox L, & Logio L
Presented at the AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, June 11-12, 2015

"Rethinking the Department of Medicine Letter: Guidelines from the CDIM-APDIM Working Group"
Valerie JL, Stephanie AC, Matthew MF, Logio L
Presented at the 34th Annual Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) Educational Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 5, 2013

Keynote Address
Logio L
Symposium on Engaging Residents in Quality Improvement, presented at Greater New York Hospital Association, New York, New York, September 18, 2013

"Change management"
Bostwick S, Logio L
Workshop presented at: New York Presbyterian Hospital Annual Program Director's Retreat, New York, New York, May 13, 2013

"High Value Care: Eliminating Waste and Improving Patient Outcomes"
Logio L
SGIM Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2013

Contact Information

Academic Office

Department of Medicine
245 N. 15th Street
Mail Stop 487
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.8397
Fax: 215.762.7701

Practice Office

Drexel Internal Medicine
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.5037
Fax: 215.399.5896