Sharon Lewis, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Sharon Lewis is an Associate Professor of Neurology who specializes in general neurology and neuromuscular medicine. She completed her neurology residency and neuromuscular fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010 and stayed on as a faculty member. While at the University at Pennsylvania, Dr. Lewis has pursued clinical excellence as well as her passion for mentoring and teaching. This is inclusive of supporting students who are underrepresented in medicine. She enjoys teaching in both the pre-clinical and clinical years and has a strong interest in mentoring trainees. She organizes the neurology faculty lecture series and coordinates the medical student outpatient neurology rotations at Pennsylvania hospital. In addition, Dr. Lewis is the program director for the Penn Educational Pipeline Program which is a multi-tiered mentorship and education initiative that teaches health care concepts to local West Philadelphia high school students and serves students who are underrepresented in medicine. She is also the Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment in the Program for Diversity and Inclusion at the Perelman School of Medicine. Due to these endeavors, Dr. Lewis has been recognized with several awards for clinical excellence as well as teaching and mentorship. These include the Penn Pearls teaching award, Penn Med Minority Hall of Fame for Commitment to Underrepresented Minorities, the Neurology Resident’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (at an Affiliated Hospital), and was inducted into the Academy of Master Clinicians at the University of Pennsylvania.
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