Dr. David Weisman is an associate program director and assistant professor of medicine at Georgetown School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After serving as a fourth-year chief resident at the University of Illinois at Chicago he remained as faculty member until 2002 when he moved to Baltimore. Since that time, he has worked at MedStar Health and became a teaching core faculty member in 2003.
Dr. Weisman’s scholarly work focuses on improving residency training in evidence-based medicine, residents’ engagement in quality improvement activities and research that involves experiential learning and hypothesis testing. He has completed a certificate in point of care ultrasound training through SHM/CHEST and has developed a point of care ultrasound curriculum focused on enhancing resident clinical assessments. At MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial Hospitals, he is the committee chair of the Mortality Committee; and former President of the Medical Staff at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.
In addition, he has a special interest in teaching students and residents about interpretation of the medical literature. He oversees the evidence-based medicine curriculum and monthly Journal Clubs. He has helped to develop a resident research curriculum and has published in several peer-reviewed journals with residents and students. He is a triple recipient of the Golden Apple Teaching Award and the Dr. Conley Award recipient for recognition for resident teaching and research, Maryland ACP in 2019.
He is a Baltimore native and likes to give back to the community by serving as an active primary care physician with over 600 patients in his practice. Most of all, he enjoys teaching residents and students the intricacies and challenges of general internal medicine. Dave spends most of his free time with his wife and chasing after their two boys.