Gail Morrison, MD

Title: William Maul Measey President’s Distinguished Professor in Medical Education
Company: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Gail Morrison, MD, William Maul Measey President’s Distinguished Professor in Medical Education at the University of Pennsylvania, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nephrology.

Having dedicated 44 years to the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Dr. Morrison is a renowned educator and nephrologist. Presently, she holds numerous titles at the institution including William Maul Measey President’s Distinguished Professor in Medical Education, curriculum director of undergraduate medical education with the VINGROUP-PENN ALLIANCE, special adviser to the executive vice president, dean and executive director at the Innovation Center for Online Medical Education and attending physician. Prior to her focus on medical education, Dr. Morrison served the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as director of the dialysis program in the early 1980s. Earlier, she gained additional experience at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Harvard Medical School and Boston University. Finding great success throughout her career, Dr. Morrison was the recipient of the AAMC Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award and Perelman School of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018, among numerous other accolades.

Since doing home experiments with her father, who was a pharmacist, Dr. Morrison knew she wanted to be a doctor. Backed by the encouragement of her father, she went on to attain a Bachelor of Arts in biology and chemistry from Boston University, magna cum laude, in 1967 and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in 1971. From there, Dr. Morrison was an intern in medicine at Beth Israel Hospital and a junior assistant resident in medicine at Georgetown University Hospital until 1973. By 1976, she completed a nephrology fellowship in the renal electrolyte section of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in nephrology research in the renal electrolyte section of the National Institutes of Health. To remain abreast of her industry, she maintains affiliation with the Rosalind Franklin Society, American College of Physicians, International Society of Nephrology, American Association of the Advancement of Science and American Society of Nephrology. As a testament to her legacy, Dr. Morrison is also listed in editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

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