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Augustine Sohn MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine University of Illinois College of MedicineFamily Medicine
Work 186C HHDSB, MC 663
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Biographical Info

HOMETOWN

Seoul, Korea

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Seoul National University, 1978

RESIDENCY

Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago 1991

GRAD SCHOOL/TRAINING

MPH in Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago,1995

AREAS OF INTEREST

Walking in Chronic Disease Management
Patient Centered Medicine
Outpatient Procedures

As a family physician, I am interested in seeing patients as a whole person, not as a case of such and such. It is important for me to know my patient first before I ask them their problems.

Walking has been my passion from my young age as I had to walk back and forth to school from home for 18 years from grammar school to medical school. I am interested in promoting walking as a part of chronic disease prevention and management, especially preventing and managing type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity and hypertension.

I enjoy seeing patients with students and residents and learn from them and share with them what I know. It is a joy to be a part of learning community at UIC. I am particularly interested in teaching outpatient surgical procedures as well as patient centered medicine.

VOLUNTEER AFFILIATIONS

American Medical Association
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Outstanding inpatient attending family medicine 2012-2013: Voted by graduating residents of the Family Medicine UIC as the outstanding inpatient attending physician of Family Medicine 2012-2013

Outstanding care in patient satisfaction at UIHHSS in 2012: Acknowledged by the patients to provide outstanding care in patient satisfaction survey conducted by University of Illinois Hospital and Health and Health Sciences System

Slawikowski Memorial Award 1991 from the Division of Medical Education, Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago Illinois: awarded as the outstanding graduating resident from the Swedish Covenant Hospital Family Medicine

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Sohn A. Case #16: 68-year old male with skin lesion-Mr. Fitzgerald. Family Medicine Computer-Assisted Simulations for Educating Students, eds.Chessman and Leong. Lebanon, NH: Institute for Innovative Technology In Medical Education, July 2010. Available from: http://www.med-u.org.

Sohn A. Pyogenic granuloma. In Domiono FJ ed. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2011. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA.

Sohn A, Hasnain M, Sinacore J “Impact of exercise (walking) on blood pressure levels in African American adults with newly diagnosed hypertension” Ethnicity and Disease 2007; 17 (3) 503-507.

Clinical Profile

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