It is a great pleasure to announce Adam Mikolajczyk, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine, has accepted the associate program director for the internal medicine residency program position.

In 2018, Dr. Mikolajczyk joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at UIC. Prior to joining UIC, he was appointed clinical instructor at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Mikolajczyk completed his medical degree and internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago, where he also served as a chief resident. He completed fellowships in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, transplant hepatology and MERITS (medical education, research, innovation, teaching and scholarship) at the University of Chicago.

In 2019, Dr. Mikolajczyk received the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Teacher of the Year Award and was the mentor for the winning team in Academic Debates sponsored by the American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division. More recently, he spearheaded a fundraiser that raised $32,000 for internal medicine residents lunches during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Mikolajczyk has a deep passion for teaching, mentorship, and medical education research. We are thrilled to have Dr. Mikolajczyk as an associate program director for our internal medicine residency program.