Faculty Profile

Rita Rossi-Foulkes
Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Program Director,Medicine-Pediatrics Residency

Academic Interests

Dr. Rossi-Foulkes is passionate about medical education and has led the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program since 2006. Her other academic interests include improving Transition Care (the care of adolescents and young adults with chronic childhood conditions), reducing health care disparities and improving outcomes for patients with chronic disease.

Clinical Interests

Primary care for adults and children, care for persons with diabetes, care for patients with chronic childhood conditions as they transition from adolescence to adulthood.


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  • MD, 1989, Rush Medical College, Medicine
  • Residency, 1993, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
  • MS, 2003, Rush University, Clinical Science and Research