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Vinod Nookala MD,FACP

Vinod Nookala, MD,FACP

  • Internal Medicine
  • Member of Our Medical Group
Languages Spoken English
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    Bio

    Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Community Medical Center

    Dr. Nookala is a graduate from Sri Venkateswara University of Medical Sciences in India. He completed his residency training at UPMC Pinnacle, Harrisburg, PA. He served as the Chairman of the Institutional Review Board and Associate program director at UPMC pinnacle before he joined Community Medical Center. He has a keen interest in research, academics, and mentoring residents.

    Dr. Nookala received his training in Internal Medicine at UPMC in Pennsylvania. He served as a chief resident during the residency and received Best resident of the Year Award. He served as Chairman of Institutional Review Board, Director of Research and Clerkship Director at UPMC. Dr. Nookala serves as a reviewer for several well-known national and international journals. He has a keen interest in the field of medical research and scholarly activity, successfully published numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles, and won grants. He incorporates a special interest in teaching medical students and residents. He was awarded for prestigious Dean’s Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – Drexel University College of Medicine and Best Teacher of the Year: Penn State College of Medicine. He currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine.

    Clinical Interests

    Internal Medicine, Academics, Research

    Awards

    • Teacher of the Year: Penn State College of Medicine
    • Judge for Discovery Day (Research Day) at Drexel University College of Medicines
    • Judge for PAE-ACP Regional Poster/Doctor's Dilemma Competition, Geisinger College of Medicine, Scranton, PA
    • Dean’s Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching– Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    • Chair, 2017 PAE-ACP Regional Abstract and Doctor's Dilemma Competition, PinnacleHealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA
    • Judge for ACP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
    • Judge for Academic Internal Medicine Week– Poster Competition, Baltimore, MD
    • Judge for ACP Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
    • Fellow of American College of Physicians
    • ACP Mentor
    • Reviewer for JAMA Internal Medicine Journal
    • Reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine Journal
    • Judge for ACP, PA Chapter, Harrisburg, PA
    • Judge for Medical Education Day, PinnacleHealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA
    • Judge for Medical Education Day, PinnacleHealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA
    • Judge for PAE-ACP Regional Poster/Doctor's Dilemma Competition, Geisinger College of Medicine, Scranton, PA
    • Loucas Tzanis Memorial Award for Excellence in Patient Care, PinnacleHealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA
    • Best Resident of the Year Award, PinnacleHealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA
    • Member of the Medical Education Committee, PinnacleHealth Hospital, Harrisburg, PA
    • Treasurer of Future Public Health Professionals, Springfield, MO
    • MOGO scholarship for MPH program, MO
    • Member, Problem Solving for Better Health (PSBH), India
  • Residency

    Internal Medicine, PinnacleHealth Hospital - 2012
    Harrisburg, PA

    Publications