Keith Armitage, MD

Keith Armitage, MD

Keith Armitage, MD

Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Vice Chairman of Education
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Dr. Armitage is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Case Western Reserve University and is the Vice Chair for Education and Residency Director in the Department of Internal Medicine. His primary professional focus has been on postgraduate medical education and clinical infectious diseases. Dr. Armitage has served as the President of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) and chair of the Organization of Program Directors Associations. He has been active in the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians for a number of years, and is a Master of the ACP. He is currently on the board of the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

In 2002 he received the Parker J. Palmer Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medicine Education; and in 2019 the Dema Daley Founders Award from APDIM. His research interests include the process of care in community-acquired pneumonia and outcomes in graduate medical education.

Dr. Armitage received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and attended medical school at the University of Colorado. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases fellowship at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals in Cleveland. He served as Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine 1991-1992 and joined the faculty at Case Western Reserve University in 1992. He is married and has three children under the age of 22. He enjoys hiking, travel, reading and for unclear reasons is a fan of Arsenal Football Club.

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