University of Pittsburgh

Presenter's Biography
Jack Ende, MD

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Jack Ende, MD

Jack Ende, MD graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1973 and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Chicago in 1977.  He began his career at Boston University School of Medicine where he became involved in medical education, first as Director of Medical Student Education, and then as Residency Training Program Director for the Department of Internal Medicine.  He came to Penn in 1989 as an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Ambulatory Care Education for the Department of Medicine.  In 1995 he became Associate Dean for Network and Primary Care Education. 

Dr. Ende has received numerous teaching awards, including the 1999 SGIM National Clinician-Educator Award for Career Achievement in Medical Education.

As Associate Dean, Dr. Ende developed systems for training medical students and residents in outpatient sites within the University of Pennsylvania Health System network of physicians.  In 1996 Dr. Ende became Professor of Medicine, and in 1997 he assumed his current position as Chief of Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Dr. Ende has received numerous teaching awards, including the 1999 SGIM National Clinician-Educator Award for Career Achievement in Medical Education.  He has provided national leadership in internal medicine education as President of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, as Section Editor of the primary care syllabus for the American College of Physician’s MKSAP XI, Associate Editor for MKSAP XIII, and as an Editor of the Federated Council for Internal Medicine’s Resource Guide to Curriculum Development.  Dr. Ende currently serves on the Editorial Board of Academic Medicine and Teaching and Learning in Medicine.  He continues to care for patients and teach students and residents at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

Continuing Medical Education

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.10 continuing education units (CEUs) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.

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