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Philip C. Dittmar, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Medicine

Location:

UMMC, N3W158

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-7833

Fax:

(410) 328-7607

Education and Training

  • University of Notre Dame, BS, Biological Sciences, 2001
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine, MD, 2005
  • Residency, University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2005-2008
  • Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, 2008-2009

Biosketch

Dr. Dittmar graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2005. This was followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center, ending in 2008. He then completed a year as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center. Dr. Dittmar currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine with a focus on hospital-based medicine. He is very interested in medical education especially as it relates to the transition from medical school to residency. Dr. Dittmar serves as the Director of the Medicine Clerkship, Director of the Medicine Sub-Internship, and the Director of the Introduction to Clinical Medicine-3.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Hospital Medicine, Education, Simulation

Highlighted Publications

  • Dittmar PC, Feldman LS. Carotid ultrasound for syncope. J Hosp Med. 2016 Feb;11(2):117-9. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2428. PMID: 26818390.
  • Bontempo LJ, Frayha N, Dittmar PC. The internship preparation camp at the University of Maryland. Postgrad Med J. 2016 May 27. pii: postgradmedj-2015-133882. doi:10:1136/postgradmedj-2015-133882. PMID: 27234205.

Awards and Affiliations

  • 2013 Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • 2014 Hospitalist Teacher of the Year, Division of General Internal Medicine, Univeristy of Maryland School of Medicine
  • 2015 University of Maryland School of Medicine Student Council Award for Best Clinical Faculty, selected by the graduating class of 2015
  • 2015 Elected President of the Maryland Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine
  • 2016 Outstanding Hospitalist Physician Award, Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians
  • 2016 Faculty Marshall, University of Maryland School of Medicine, selected by the graduating class of 2016
  • 2017 Graduation Hooder, University of Maryland School of Medicine, selected by the graduating class of 2017
  • 2017 Student Council Faculty Speaker, University of Maryland School of Medicine, selected by the graduating class of 2017
  • 2018 University of Maryland School of Medicine Student Council Award for Best Clinical Faculty, selected by the graduating class of 2018
  • 2018 Graduation Hooder, University of Maryland School of Medicine, selected by the graduating class of 2018
  • 2019 Fellow of the Academic of Educational Excellence, University of Maryland School of Medicine