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Maria Escorcia De Leon, MDMaria Escorcia De Leon

 

Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

Phone: 267-683-1055

Email: maria.escorcia-deleon@tuhs.temple.edu

 

Department of Medicine, Section of Hospitalist Medicine

 

 

 

Educational Background:

 

 

MD, School of Medicine, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2006

 

Residency, Internal Medicine, Hofstra/North Shore - LIJ, New Hyde Park, NY, 2012

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clinical Interests:

 
  • Management of Type 2 Diabetes in hospitalized patients
  • Transition of care
  • Patient education

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board certification(s):

 

  • Internal Medicine

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Research Interests:

 
  • Inpatient management of diabetes mellitus
  • Transition of care
  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement

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professional affiliations:

 

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

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publications:

 

Peer-reviewed articles

 

Escorcia ME, Osorio H, Perez CA, Thulcan M, Caballero CV, Borda M. Effectiveness of an Educational Program in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Revista Colombiana de Reumatologia. 2006 Mar; 13(1): 11-19

 

Abstracts

 

Schwartz J, Jornsay D, Abramowitz J, Escorcia M, Sooman S, Schulman R, Katinas L, Fulman M, Jaffrey F, Jongco A. use of Clinical Microsystem Methodology to Improve Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes July 2011 vol. 60 no. Supplement 1 A625.

 

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