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The Chatrchai Watanakunakorn, M.D., Lectureship in Medicine

April 3, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Keith Armitage, M.D., professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Case Western Reserve University, will present “Travel Medicine 2024” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Watanakunakorn Auditorium on the NEOMED campus. The seminar is the 2024 Chatrchai Watanakunakorn, M.D., Lectureship in Medicine. No registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

If you are unable to attend in person, the lecture will be available via Zoom as well. Password: 738237.

Biography

Dr. Armitage is a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Case Western Reserve University and is the vice chair for education and residency director in the Department of Internal Medicine at University Hospitals. He serves as the medical director for the Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine and Global Health. His primary professional focus has been on postgraduate medical education, clinical infectious diseases and travel medicine.

Dr. Armitage earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and attended medical school at the University of Colorado. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and infectious diseases fellowship at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland. He served as Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine 1991-1992 and joined the faculty at Case Western in 1992.

Dr. Armitage has served as the president of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine and Chair of the Organization of Program Directors Associations. He has been active in the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians for a number of years. He is currently on the board of the national Residency Matching Program (NRMP). In 2002, he received the Parker J. Palmer Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medicine Education. In 2019, he received the Dema Daley Founders Award from the Academic Alliance for Internal Medicine, and also became a Master of the American College of Physicians.

His research interests include the process of care in community-acquired pneumonia, travel medicine ad outcomes in graduate medical education.

Details

Date:
April 3
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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