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Lia Suzanne Logio, MD, FACP, Named Chair of Medicine

March 16, 2018

Lia Suzanne Logio, MD, FACP, Chair of Medicine

Lia Suzanne Logio, MD, FACP, has joined Drexel University College of Medicine as the June F. Klinghoffer Distinguished Chair of the Department of Medicine, effective March 1.

Prior to this appointment, Dr. Logio was the Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine and served as an associate dean of faculty development at Weill Cornell Medical College. She was a longstanding program director of the Internal Medicine Residency program at Weill Cornell having previously served in this role at Duke University Medical Center (Primary Care Track) and Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a lifelong medical educator whose drive and passion are to make health care delivery better for all.  She served as the director of Weill Cornell’s Leadership in Academic Medicine program, a yearlong program for early career faculty to learn how to succeed as an academicians. A general internist, Dr. Logio was 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.

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, North Carolina. 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 graduate of Drexel’s Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program for women.

Throughout her career, Dr. Logio has been involved in education at all levels, including educational innovations for medical student and graduate medical education, and faculty development. She led one of the ACGME Educational Innovations Projects (EIP) while at Indiana University, gaining recognition as a thought leader on how best to train physicians to care for patients in the 21st century. She has served on dozens of professional, institutional and faculty committees including as president of the Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine (APDIM) and on the board of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM). Her recent innovations include using technology to enhance learning, receiving the first ever designation as an Apple Distinguished Educator at the graduate medical education level.

Dr. Logio’s research has focused on patient safety, quality improvement, medical education and 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, Journal of Graduate Medical Education, and the American College of Physicians Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP).