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Rachel K Miller, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Geriatrics)
Staff Physician –Geriatrics & Home-Based Primary Care, Philadelphia CMC-VA Medical Center
Vice Chief of Education, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director Virtual Geriatric Evaluation and Management Clinic, CMC-VA Medical Center, Philadelphia
Department: Medicine

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3615 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 573-1664
Fax: (215)-573-8684
Rutgers University, 2000.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2003.
Ms Ed
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Intern, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2003-2004.
Internal Medicine Resident, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2004-2006.
Geriatrics Fellowship Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2007-2008.
Scholar, Duke University Mini-Fellowship in Medical Student Education in Geriatrics, Durham, NC , 2008-2008.
Scholar, ABIM- Faculty Development Course (5 day), 2013-2013.
Scholar, HRSA- Team Stepps Master Training, 2014-2014.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine recertified 2016, 2006.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine- Recertified 2018, 2008.
American Board of Internal Medicine- Hospice & Palliative Care, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Gonzalez, MR, Miller, RK, Michener, AR.: Medical student curriculum in Geriatrics and “Aging in Place”: A comparison of home-based, community, and virtual experiences. Journal of American Geriatrics Society 71(9): E25-E29, Sep 2023 Notes: Epub 2023 Jul 29.

Miller, RK, Young, M, Chippendale, R, JJantea R, Goroncy A, Murdock C, Wershof A, Sehgal M: Using the Geriatric 5M's to teach structural and social determinants of health.: Using the Geriatric 5Ms to teach structural and social determinants of health. Journal of American Geriatrics Society August 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Michener, Alyson, MD, Miller, Rachel MD MSEd: Teaching Geriatrics in the Classroom: Small Groups Medical Education in Geriatrics: Strategies for Teaching the Care of Older Adults Andrea Wershof Schwartz (eds.). Springer, 2023.

Miller RK, Morgan-Gouveia MD, DeCherrie LV: Medical Training in Home Care Medicine: The Time is Now. Journal of General Internal Medicine 37(9): 2302-2305, July 2022.

Szymanski, E, MD, Zuo,Jessica, MD, Steinkamp, J, MD, Chippendale,R,MD, Miller, R, MD, MSEd : Geriatric Assessment in a SmartPhrase. American Geriatrics Society, Annual Meeting, Orlando May 2022 Notes: Abstract.

C.A. Sciblo, R.K. Miller, A.R. Michener, M.R. Gonzalez : “Aging in Place”: Teaching Geriatrics with a Virtual Experience American Geriatrics Society, Annual Meeting, Orlando May 2022 Notes: Abstract.

Emily B. Fessler, Rebecca T. Brown, Rachel K. Miller: Rebooting Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for the 21st Century. Annals of Internal Medicine. (eds.). 175(2): 278-279, Feb 2022 Notes: doi: 10.7326/M21-3065. Epub 2021 Dec 21.

Question Editor. In: Harper GM, Lyons WL, Potter JF, Miller, RK et al, eds.: Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 11th ed. American Geriatrics Society Jan 2022 Notes: http://geriatricscareonline.org.

Miller, Rachel K. MD, MSEd1; Young, Megan E. MD; Sehgal, Mandi. MD: Strategies That Can Integrate Meaningful Geriatrics Content Into Medical School Curricula. Academic Medicine 96(12): 1626-27, Dec 2021.

Merlyn Abraham, MD, Julianna Ricco, MD, Nadine Dupiche, MSN, RN, Johanne Louis, DNP, CRNP, Kimberly Demosthene, BSN, RN, Sasha Taylor, Stephanie Sylvain, MSW, Rachel K. Miller, MD, MsED : Operation Connect – Using Technology to Combat Older Adult Social Isolation during the COVID-19 Pandemic American Geriatrics Society, Annual Meeting, Virtual May 2021 Notes: Abstract.

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