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Danielle Y. Baek, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program

Additional Title:

Associate Division Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine.


Professional Building. 419 W. Redwood St. Suite 620. Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone (Primary):




Education and Training

Undergraduate: Yale University, BS, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, 2000-2004

Medical School: State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine, MD, 2005-2009

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2009-2012

Chief Residency: Internal Medicine, Mercy Medical Center and University of Maryland Medical Center, 2012-2013

Board Certification: Internal Medicine


After her year as Chief Resident, Dr. Baek joined the faculty in 2013 and is currently Assistant Professor of Medicine. She serves as Associate Division Chief for the Division of General Internal Medicine, Associate Program Director and Director of Amulatory Education for the internal medicine residency, and medical director both the Faculty Practice Office and University Health Center.

Dr. Baek is a general internist and clinician educator. Dr. Baek enjoys teaching and working with the internal medicine residents and medical students. In addition to her administrative and clinical duties, she manages two resident continuity practices on campus.

Dr. Baek has a strong interest graduate medical education, resident wellness, population health, and transitions of care. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

graduate medical education, population health, resident wellness, transitions of care.

Highlighted Publications

Abelson JF, Kwan KY, O'Roak BJ, Baek DY, Stillman AA, Morgan TM, Mathews CA, Pauls DL, Rasin MR, Gunel M, Davis NR, Ercan-Sencicek AG, Guez DH, Spertus JA, Leckman JF, Dure LS 4th, Kurlan R, Singer HS, Gilbert DL, Farhi A, Louvi A, Lifton RP, Sestan N, State MW. Sequence variants in SLITRK1 are associated with Tourette's Syndrome. Science. 2005 Oct 14; 310(5746):317-20. PMID: 16224024.
Beck B, Coda C, Gerges J, Allen A, Agarwal A, Mutchie HL, Baek D, Millstein LS. Advanced Care Planning: An Interprofessional Approach to Resident Education. J AM Geriatr Soc; 2020; 68(11):66- E68. PMID: 33020932. PMCID: PMC8085910
Millstein LS, Allen J, Bellin MH, Eveland SR, Baek D, Agarwal A, Hill T, Mutchie H, Cagle JG. An Interprofessional training to improve advance care planning skills among medicine, nursing, and social work students. JIEP; 2020; 21: 100382

Awards and Affiliations

Inductee, Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2008

Ambulatory Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching, Internal Medicine Residency - 2014, 2015, 2021

Ambulatory Medicine Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Division of General Internal Medicine - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2021

Milford M. Foxwell Jr, MD Award in Medicine, Department of Medicine - 2020