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Seema Baranwal

Seema Baranwal, MD, FACP

Associate Dean for Student Affairs; Associate Professor of Medicine

Department: Medicine


  • MD - University of Michigan Medical School (1999)
  • BS in Biomedical Sciences (Inteflex combined BS/MD program) - University of Michigan (1996)

Awards & Honors

  • Quality Diabetes Care Physician Recognition from the American Diabetes Association and National Committee for Quality Assurance (2010)
  • The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation Distinguished Educator I Certificate (2006)
  • MGH Partners in Excellence Award for outstanding patient care (2002)
  • Ele G. Rochelson Award for Excellence in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, the University of Michigan Medical School (1999)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (1998)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society (1995)

Clinical Services

Internal medicine, Primary care


  • Internal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School (2002)

Seema Baranwal, MD, FACP, is associate dean for student affairs and an associate professor of medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty, the Educational Coordinating Committee, the Preclinical and Clinical Promotions Committees and the Admissions Committee. In addition, she serves as a longitudinal clinic preceptor for the Internal Medicine Residency program.


Full-length Paper

"Expression of Major Histocompatibility Complex Antigens in Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Head and Neck: Effects of Interferon Gene Transfer"
Arosarena OA, Baranwal S, Strome S, Wolf GT, Krauss JC, Bradford CR, Carey TE
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; 120: 665-71, 1999

Book Chapters

"Domestic Violence"
Baranwal S, Nagy G, Eisenstat S
In: Basch, Birnbaum, et al (eds).  The MGH Primer of Outpatient Medicine.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 2002

"Skin Cancers"
Baranwal S, Cosimi L, MacKool B
In: Basch, Birnbaum, et al (eds).  The MGH Primer of Outpatient Medicine. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 2002


Invited Presentations

"Update in General Internal Medicine"
Cleveland Clinic Medical Division Grand Rounds (2007)

"Vitamin D Deficiency"
Cleveland Clinic General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2006)

"Domestic Violence issues and the Cost Associated with the Uninsured"
CME Course, Pennsylvania Forum for Primary Care, Harrisburg, Pa. (2003)

Case Discussion: "Helical CT and the Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Emboli"
Medical Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital (2000)

Poster Presentations by Competition

"Using Just-in-Time Feedback to Drive Mid-Year Curriculum Correction for Third Year Medical Students" 
Baranwal S, Cobb K
Annual Meeting of Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa. (2007)

"A Patient Log and Assessment System for Clerkships"
Mayer M, Mehta N, Baranwal S, Fowler A, Gugliotti D, Isaacson J. 
Annual Meeting of Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa. (2007)

"Clinical Skills Continuum - Early, Often, Observed, Assessed"
Mayer M, Baranwal S, Mehta N, Isaacson J, Taylor C
Annual Meeting of Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.  (2007)

Contact Information

Office of Student Affairs
2900 W. Queen Lane
Suite 114
Philadelphia, PA 19129
Phone: 215.991.8221
Fax: 215.843.1766