Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Diemer, Gretchen

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Gretchen Diemer, MD

Gretchen A. Diemer, MD

Contact Dr. Diemer

1025 Walnut Street
College Building, 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-0293
(215) 503-9239 fax

Medical School

MD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VAl - 2001


University of Pennsylvania - Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

  • Hobart Amory Hare Society Outstanding Teacher Award, SKMC 2019
  • Attending Teaching Award, TJUH PGY2 Internal Medicine Residents, 2019
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Faculty Inductee and Keynote Speaker, SKMC 2017
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by Gold Humanism Honor Society, SKMC 2017
  • Teaching Attending Award for Humanistic Care, TJUH 2017
  • Green Medicine Teaching Attending of the Year, TJUH 2016
  • Dean’s Award for Mentoring, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2015
  • Chief Residents’ Distinguished Service Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2015
  • Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society Outstanding Teacher Award, JMC 2013
  • Green Medicine Teaching Attending of the Year, TJUH 2012
  • Jefferson Medical College Senior Portrait recipient, JMC 2011
  • Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, JMC 2011
  • Jefferson Medical College Student Award for Professionalism, JMC 2011
  • Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society Outstanding Teacher Award, JMC 2011
  • Dean’s Citation for Advancement of Education, JMC 2009
  • Green Medicine Teaching Attending of the Year, TJUH 2008
  • Teaching Attending Award for Humanistic Care, TJUH 2007
  • Green Medicine Teaching Attending of the Year, TJUH 2005
  • Green Medicine Accessibility and Collegiality Attending of the Year, TJUH 2005

University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2000
  • Pathology Honor Society, 1999




Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Investigating Gender Disparities in Internal Medicine Residency Awards
  2. A Shifting Paradigm: The Role of Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in Bedside Patient Assessment
  3. The Vice Chair of Education in Emergency Medicine: A Workforce Study to Establish the Role, Clarify Responsibilities, and Plan for Success
  4. Patient Safety Escape Room: A Graduate Medical Education Simulation for Event Reporting
  5. Specialty and Lifestyle Preference Changes during Medical School
  6. Comparative accuracy of focused cardiac ultrasonography and clinical examination for left ventricular dysfunction and valvular heart disease
  7. Leveraging Structural Changes in an Electronic Health Record Tool to Standardize Written Handoff
  8. Creating Provider-Level Quality Reports for Residents to Improve the Clinical Learning Environment
  9. Promoting appropriate use of cardiac imaging: No longer an academic exercise
  10. Changes in the preferences of US physicians-in-training for medical interventions throughout medical education
  11. Assessing Correlations of Physicians' Practice Intensity and Certainty During Residency Training
  12. The Effect of Resident Duty-Hours Restrictions on Internal Medicine Clerkship Experiences: Surveys of Medical Students and Clerkship Directors
  13. Routine blood cultures for the febrile inpatient: A teachable moment
  14. Lifestyle factors and primary care specialty selection: Comparing 2012-2013 graduating and matriculating medical students' thoughts on specialty lifestyle
  15. Medical student perceptions of hospital discharge transitions in care
  16. Primary care, the ROAD less traveled: What first-year medical students want in a specialty
  17. Preparing internists for the 21st century: A response to the recent RAND survey of internal medicine education
  18. Managing Medication in the Perioperative Period