Editor Profile

Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM

Associate Editor

About the Physician's First Watch Board

Dr. Di Francesco is residency-trained and board-certified in internal medicine. He is an accomplished academic hospitalist teacher and received the Society of Hospital Medicine National Teaching Award in 2003; he also has numerous housestaff teaching awards within his institution, including the Golden Apple Teaching Award and the Juha P. Kokko Teaching Award. Dr. Di Francesco lectures both regionally and nationally and has primary academic interests in the following areas: community-acquired pneumonia, acute heart failure, aortic dissection, acute pericarditis, pulmonary embolism, teaching at the bedside, physical examination skills, and novel point-of-care diagnostic equipment.

Dr. Di Francesco has no disclosures

Summaries by Lorenzo Francesco