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Sara Keely Schultz, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Sara Keely Schultz
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • General Infectious Disease
  • Infections in people who use drugs
  • Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
  • HIV
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Sexual health and STI prevention

Research Interests

My research interests are centered around harm reduction and novel ways to provide compassionate and effective care for people who use drugs. I am very passionate about getting medical students, residents and fellows interested in clinical research here at Temple.


Dr. Schultz is the current Program Director for the Infectious Disease Fellowship at Temple.

Dr. Schultz specializes in the compassionate care of people living with HIV. She is interested in novel approaches to sexually transmitted infection prevention and general sexual health. Most recently, she specializes in complex infections in people who use drugs.

Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease


  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • American College of Physicians

Honors & Awards

  • The Medical Humanities Award, Drexel, 2010
  • Drexel College of Medicine Golden Apple Teaching Award Winner Class of 2019
  • Safe Hands Award, Hospital Health System Association of PA, 2017
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Drexel College of Medicine Golden Apple Teaching Award Winner Case Based Learning
  • Mary DeWitt Pettit, MD Fellowship Grant "Engaging Female Sex Workers at Prevention Point: The Intersection of Sexual Health and Medical Education"

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