- Member, Capstone Subcommittee
- Advisor, MD Fellowship Programs
- Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Practice and Associate Residency Director in Occupational Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Dr. McKenzie is active in clinical practice, research, education and administration in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She is the course director for the Epidemiology and Biostatistics series and for the Population Occupational Medicine Module as well as co-facilitator for the monthly Journal Club and sits on the Residency Advisory committee for the University of Pennsylvania Occupational Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. McKenzie graduated from Princeton University where she received the Frederick Douglass Prize for leadership and scholarship. She went on to study medicine at Yale University School of Medicine where she was a Commonwealth Fellow. Dr. McKenzie completed her training in Internal Medicine at New York University (NYU)/Bellevue Hospital where she subsequently served as an attending physician in the Internal Medicine and the Virology Clinics from 1990-1995. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor, Module Leader and Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Ambulatory Care Clerkship at NYU / Bellevue where she developed curricula, precepted residents and interns, and taught the medical interview. She went on to complete a Masters of Public Health and an Occupational Medicine fellowship in Occupational Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She was one of the recipients of the first resident research awards given at the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine national meeting.
Dr. McKenzie became a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in 1993 and of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine in 1999. She was elected fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She serves on the residency directors committee, and on the Occupational and Environmental Practice Committee of ACOEM. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Occupational and Environmental Medicine Society, Society of General Internal Medicine, the American College of Preventive Medicine and the National Medical Association. She is a reviewer for the Annals of Internal Medicine, The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The American Journal of Managed Care and the Journal of National Medical Association. Dr McKenzie is listed as one of America’s top physicians.
Her research focuses on outcomes in Occupational Medicine, especially in the areas of blood borne pathogen exposures, workers’ compensation costs and residency education.