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Temple’s Dr. David O’Gurek Named Pennsylvania’s Top Physician Teacher by Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians

POSTED ON February 24, 2016

David O’Gurek, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and a family physician at Temple University Hospital, has been named Pennsylvania’s top physician teacher by the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP). Dr. O’Gurek will officially be presented with his “2016 Family Exemplary Teacher of the Year” award at the PAFP’s annual business meeting on March 11 in Pittsburgh. Dr. O’Gurek’s colleagues and students recommended him for the award.

Dr. O’Gurek earned his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine, and completed his family medicine residency at Lancaster General Health System, serving as Chief Resident during his third year. Following his residency, he served as Associate Director of the health system’s Family Medicine Residency Program. He was also a Clinical Assistant Professor at Penn State College of Medicine.

Dr. O’Gurek joined Temple in 2013. He currently directs Temple’s Family Medicine Clerkship and is the faculty mentor for Temple’s Family Medicine Interest Group.

A member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. O’Gurek sits on its Commission on Health of the Public and Science. He also serves as Chair of the PAFP’s Legal and Government Affairs Commission.