Gregory C. Kane, MD, MACP
Jane and Leonard Korman Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Kane is the Jane and Leonard Korman Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, a position he has held since 2011. For fourteen years, he served as Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and he served as Interim Division Director of Pulmonary/Critical Care from 2008 through 2010.
A national leader in the fields of Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Medical Education, Dr. Kane has been active with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) on the Critical Care Test and Policy Committee (1996-2006) and the ABIM Hospitalist Medicine Test Committee helping develop the very first examination for recertification in Hospital Medicine. Dr. Kane was elected to a three-year term on the Council of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) in 2006 and served as Association's President in 2013. He has also served as Treasurer of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine; the leading organization of academic physicians nationally representing Chairs of Medicine, Program Directors, Clerkship Directors, Sub-specialty Professors, and Administrators within Departments of Medicine.
Dr. Kane is a former Governor of the American College of Physicians, representing Pennsylvania. In 2019, he was elected treasurer of the ACP and serves in that role today as a volunteer leader of the American College of Physicians, the largest single specialty medical society in the US. Dr. Kane has authored more than 90 original articles, which have appeared in Academic Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Chest, and the American Journal of Medicine. His published work spans a broad diversity of clinical and medical education topics including lung cancer, pulmonary embolism, asthma, social determinants of health physician workforce and graduate medical education policy. Dr. Kane's teaching expertise has been recognized through the receipt of numerous teaching awards including the Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. In 1997, Dr. Kane was honored with the presentation of his portrait by the senior class at Jefferson Medical College. In 2011, he was recognized nationally through receipt of the Parker J. Palmer "Courage to Teach" award from the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Kane became a Master of the ACP in 2018.