Patricia Kurtz
Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
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BS1973Purdue UniversityBiology
MD1977The University of Chicago 
Residency1980Michael Reese HospitalInternal Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Kurtz is a co-director of the third year medical student clerkship. This involves design and implementation of medical student training in the field of internal medicine. Dr. Kurtz and the other co-directors share the responsibility of teaching, supervising, and mentoring medical students with all members of the Department of Medicine. Dr.Kurtz organizes a continuing medical education conference for general medicine faculty members.

Clinical Interests

General internal medicine.

Representative Publications

  1. "The renal failure that vanished.Lee E, Kurtz P, Chang A, Swamy RS.J Hosp Med. 2010 Jul-Aug;5(6):371-2."
  2. "Multiple subcutaneous nodules with unknown metastases to the liver--quiz case.Welsch MJ, Busbey S, Kurtz P, Shea CR.Arch Dermatol. 2005 Jan;141(1):93-8."
  3. "Hand-carried cardiac ultrasound as a tool to screen for important cardiovascular disease in an underserved minority health care clinic.Kirkpatrick JN, Davis A, Decara JM, Hong AE, Kurtz PL, Balasia B, Spencer KT.J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2004 May;17(5):399-403."

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