Diane Altkorn
Section of General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730


BS1978University of IllinoisBiology
MD1982The University of Chicago 
Residency1984The University of ChicagoMedicine
Residency1985University of CaliforniaMedicine
Fellowship1986University of CaliforniaInternal Medicine and Geriatrics

Academic Interests

Dr. Altkorn is a clinician-educator whose work includes curriculum development and teaching at the medical student, resident, and faculty levels. Her areas of interest include evidence-based medicine, feedback in medical education, and resident scholarly activity. With two colleagues in the Section of General Medicine, she is currently writing a book on clinical reasoning for junior medical students.

Clinical Interests

General internal medicine.

Representative Publications

  1. Altkorn D. Diagnosis and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Seminars in Anesthesia. Perioperative Medicine and Pain. 2002;21:8-15.
  2. Altkorn D, Vokes T. Treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. JAMA. 2001;285(11):1415-1418.
  3. Roach K, Stern S, Altkorn D, Cifu A, Levinson W. Update in general internal medicine. Ann Int Med. 2000;133:209-217.
  4. Stern S, Altkorn D, Levinson W. Anticoagulation for chronic atrial fibrillation. JAMA. 2000;283:2901-2903.
  5. Brukner H, Altkorn D, Cook S, Quinn M, McNabb W. Giving effective feedback to medical students: a workshop for faculty and housestaff. Medical Teacher. 1999;21(2):161-165.

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