David R. Goldmann, MD, FACP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine of the Department of Medicine. In addition to his clinical and teaching activities, he is a consultant to the Center for Evidence-Based Practice, which develops systematic reviews and guidelines used in quality initiatives within the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Dr. Goldmann has an extensive background in medical editing and publishing. At the American College of Physicians, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Physicians’ Information and Education Resource (PIER), an electronic point-of-care medical decision support tool designed for integration into electronic medical records to provide health providers with rapid access to evidence-based answers to clinical questions.
Dr. Goldmann has also in various editorial positions at Annals of Internal Medicine where he initiated the Medical Writings section of the journal and developed a format for structured book reviews. He also served as editorial consultant to the book program at the ACP and has edited several patient education books.
Dr. Goldmann came to Philadelphia for his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1973. After residency and a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease, he joined the Department of Medicine. He has directed the medical consultation service and edited one of the first textbooks in consultative medicine.
Dr. Goldmann received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Sussex in England. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
He and his wife, also a physician, live in suburban Philadelphia and have three children.