Greetings!

I’m thrilled that you’re interested to learn more about our residency program, a very special place to learn, grow, and make friendships that will last a lifetime…a place you’ll come to call home, as many of us do. I write to you today as the chair of medicine at two of the hospitals associated with our program – MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Harbor Hospital. I am also the former program director and could not be more excited to have passed on the baton to Dr. Greg Nizialek who is poised to take our program to another level with creativity and a clear vision for an excellent educational experience. Please don’t hesitate to get to know us; I know you’ll like what you see!

Sincerely,
Dr. Detterline
Chair of Medicine
MedStar Harbor Hospital
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Dana Frank

As Chair of the Department of Medicine at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital it is my pleasure to welcome you to the MedStar Internal Medicine Program Baltimore website. We are delighted that you are interested in our program. MedStar is the largest healthcare provider in the Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia area. We are part of the Georgetown University medical education system. We have a unique set of hospitals that provides a truly varied and comprehensive experience in clinical medicine. Our faculty is diverse and focused on preparing you for a lifetime of learning and giving you the fundamental skills that will allow you to be the best physician you can be. This program offers a primary care track, a hospitalist track, and a global healthcare track. If your interests are in healthcare technology or safety and quality, there are advanced programs that are available to you. As a physician educator since 1981 I can assure you that our faculty will provide you with the highest quality academically oriented educational experience in a supportive and nurturing environment. Please feel free to explore the website. We look forward to meeting you.

Sincerely,
Dr. Frank
Chair of Medicine
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Dr. Gregory Nizialek is Program Director and was born in Buffalo NY. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland OH. After graduation and completion of his internship at Metrohealth Medical Center he started radiology residency at University Hospital Case Medical Center. He was ultimately drawn back to internal medicine due to his desire to provide direct patient care and remain involvement in education. He subsequently completed his residency in internal medicine at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

After graduation, Dr. Nizialek joined the faculty at Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland and served as Associate Program Director and director of the inpatient curriculum prior to moving to Baltimore. He currently attends on the inpatient teams at MedStar Franklin Square and MedStar Harbor Hospital working directly with the housestaff. His clinical interests include evidence-based hospital medicine, high value care, and consultative and perioperative medicine. As an educator, he strives for his residents and students to ask questions and constantly learn more about their patients and the conditions they see. In addition, his radiology background offers a unique perspective into the diseases that we encounter.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the great outdoors. His three boys keep him busy with their limitless energy.

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