Jack Ende, MD, MACP, is the Schaeffer Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine and Associate Dean for Advanced Medical Practice. He serves as Executive Medical Director of the Penn Signature Services line of programs that includes Penn Global Medicine and Penn Passport, a membership program for travelers. He has won numerous awards for clinical practice and teaching at the local and national level, including the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) Founders Award, the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Career Achievement Award, and the Pennsylvania Chapter ACP Laureate Award. He has authored many papers and edited several books. His main contributions to the literature are in medical education, bedside teaching, and other areas related to general internal medicine. He has served on the editorial board of the AAMC journal Academic Medicine, and authored and edited Teaching Medicine, ACP’s seven-book series. He is a Past President of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Ende earned his MD from the Medical College of Virginia, and completed internal medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals. The first decade of his career was spent on the faculty at Boston University Medical Center as a general internist, teacher, and residency program director before joining the Penn faculty in 1989. He served as Chief of Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center for 17 years, and is an inaugural member of Penn Medicine’s Academy of Master Clinicians. He continues to care for patients in the outpatient setting and as an inpatient attending.