Rachel Gordon, MD

Dr. Gordon has a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, and in the Department of Epidemiology. Her primary research interests are in the molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of staphylococcal disease and healthcare-associated infections.
Dr. Gordon is also an accomplished clinician-educator. She is the Section Director of the Microbiology/Infectious Diseases course and is a member of the Evaluation Sub-Committee. She also teaches “Biology & Pathophysiology for Epidemiologists” in the epidemiology doctoral program. Dr. Gordon has played an integral role in introducing Team-based Learning and Just in Time Tests as learning tools at CUMC. Her teaching abilities have been recognized with several teaching awards including the 2010 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, the Charles W. Bohmfalk Award for teaching in the preclinical years and the Ewig Award for clinical teaching.

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