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Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP

Associate Editor

About the Physician's First Watch Board

Dr. Di Francesco is residency-trained and board-certified in internal medicine. He is the current Program Director for the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Emory University. He is an accomplished teacher and has 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 community-acquired pneumonia, healthcare-associated pneumonia, acute heart failure, acute aortic dissection, acute pericarditis, pulmonary embolus, PDAs in medicine, teaching at the bedside, and physical examination skills.

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Summaries by Lorenzo Francesco