Susanna G. Evans, MD, Named Chair of Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine
October 29, 2018
Susanna G. Evans, MD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine. Since February, she has served as the interim chair. Prior to that, she served as associate vice chair for clinical services in the department.
A graduate of Penn State College of Medicine, Dr. Evans completed her residency at the University of California, Davis, in the Shasta-Cascade Family Practice Residency program, where she was chief resident. Following that, she went on to complete the Rural Family Medicine/Obstetrics Fellowship at Tacoma Family Medicine in Tacoma, Washington. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Evans joined Drexel University College of Medicine in 2012 from Montgomery Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania, where she was associate chair of the Family Medicine Department and program director for the Family Practice Residency program, as well as a clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine at Penn State.
She served as medical director of the Montgomery Family OB/GYN Center and later as medical director of the Montgomery Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. In addition to supervising residents, Dr. Evans worked with medical students from Penn State, Temple and Drexel, and was a volunteer preceptor for a Family Medicine Sub-internship for fourth-year medical students.
At Drexel, Dr. Evans is the medical director of Drexel Medicine University City. She also practices at the Drexel Student Health Center and at Drexel Family Medicine in Manayunk. She is a member of the Drexel University Physicians Primary Care Task Force and the Drexel University Physicians (DUP) Marketing Committee, and represents the DUP on the Steering Committee of the Physician Performance Network of Philadelphia. Dr. Evans is the co-course director for the Ambulatory Family Medicine Chronic Care Course and a small-group facilitator in Bioethics.