Rita Rossi-Foulkes
Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director,Medicine-Pediatrics Residency
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730


MD1989Rush Medical CollegeMedicine
Residency1993New York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterInternal Medicine/Pediatrics
MS2003Rush UniversityClinical Science and Research
MBBS2005Khyber Medical College 

Academic Interests

Dr. Rossi-Foulkes is passionate about medical education and has led the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program since 2006. Her other academic interests include improving Transition Care (the care of adolescents and young adults with chronic childhood conditions), reducing health care disparities and improving outcomes for patients with chronic disease.

Clinical Interests

Primary care for adults and children, care for persons with diabetes, care for patients with chronic childhood conditions as they transition from adolescence to adulthood.

Representative Publications

  1. Rossi-Foulkes, R, et. al. Pertussis Knowledge Gaps Among Physicians. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 5 (3): 2010
  2. Rossi-Foulkes, R. Roman, MJ. et. al. Phenotypic Features and Impact of Beta Blocker or Calcium Antagonist Therapy on Aortic Lumen Size in the Marfan Syndrome. American Journal of Cardiology. 83 (9): 1364-8, 1999 May 1.
  3. Gold, J, Shah,P, Rossi-Foulkes, R. Transition Consultation Models in Two Academic Medical Centers. Pediatric Annals 46 (6): 2017.
  4. Degesys, S, Rossi-Foulkes, R. Utilizing Quality Improvement in Resident Education to Improve Transition Care. Pediatric Annals 46 (5): 2017.

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