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Verification Information

Please note that all verifications of Graduate Medical Education and verifications of past House Staff affiliations done here at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania or at Presbyterian Medical Center may be processed by the Graduate Medical Education Office. Verifications of Graduate Medical Education for current or recently graduated housestaff may be processed by the department. Please direct your correspondence to the appropriate department. You can find a listing of departments on the GME Programs page within this site.

The Graduate Medical Education Office is only able to verify dates of residency/fellowship training. Please indicate the department name, dates that need to be verified and exact location in which the individual physician serves or served. For specific inquiries regarding clinical or technical skills, character, professional conduct or educational background, please direct your inquiries to the appropriate department.

Please note that the Graduate Medical Education Office is unable to verify Medical Education, teaching and faculty appointments, malpractice history or proof of malpractice coverage. Requests for this information should be directed as follows:

Medical Degree at the School of Medicine
Send Request to:Office of the Registrar
Perelman School of Medicine
100 Stemmler Hall, 36th and Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-4646
Fax: 215-898-0833

Teaching and Faculty Appointments
Send Request to: Faculty Affairs
Perelman School of Medicine
3620 Hamilton Walk,
328 Anatomy Chemistry Building
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6015
Phone: 215-898-4621
Fax: 215-573-2592

Clinical Appointments
Send Request to: Medical Affairs
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3624 Market Street, Suite 560W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6015
Phone: 215-662-2286
Fax: 215-349-5800

Dental Degree and/or Faculty Appointment
Send Request to: University of Pennsylvania      
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
Phone: 215-898-8961

To Verify Malpractice Coverage
Send Request to: Tylene D. Lane, BS
Malpractice Liability Specialist
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Office of Billing Compliance & Review Services
3101 Market Street, 1st. Floor, Suite 160
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Phone: (215) 615-3249
Fax: (215) 662-4572

To Verify Malpractice History
Send Request to: Sandra Bowman
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Office of General Counsel
133 South 36th Street, Suite 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19104
Phone: 215-746-5294
Fax: 215-746-5306

To Verify completion of training at
Graduate Hospital
Send Request to: Federation Credentials Verification Service
(FCVS)
Phone: (817) 868-5162
Toll free: (888) 275-3287
E-mail: modonnell@fsmb.org

To Verify completion of training at
Philadelphia General Hospital
Send Request to: City of Philadelphia
City Hall Archives
3101 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104


When requesting verification for the completion of a training program, medical staff affiliation, medical education, malpractice history or coverage, teaching and faculty appointments, a self-addressed, stamped envelope and consent to release information must be included in order to receive a timely response to your requests. All inquiries should include the physicians name, specialty, and dates of training and medical staff affiliation.

Your cooperation will help generate a more expedient reply to your inquiries.

Thank you,
Graduate Medical Education



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