John J. Russell, MD

John J. Russell, MD

CME Outfitters Faculty

Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine Sydney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA Program Director Family Medicine Residency Program Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health Abington, PA

Dr. Russell is a graduate of Temple University and the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed his Family Medicine training at Abington Memorial Hospital, serving as Chief Resident, and joined the faculty in 1993. He has served as Contributing Editor to Patient Care magazine and is a contributor and reviewer for American Family Physician. He has worked on palm- based guidelines for the American Diabetes Association and the Infectious Disease Society of America. He is also co-author of Dermatology Skills in Primary Care set for release in July of 2005. He currently is a contributing Editor for the AAFP’s “Learning Link Clinical Update” a twice monthly journal review which also features a twice monthly podcast of the articles. He has written on a variety of topics for articles and textbook chapters. Dr. Russell lectures extensively to primary care physicians on a national level and has won several resident teaching awards. He has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a “Top Doctor”in Family Medicine. His special interests include pediatrics, dermatology, medical history and bioethics.