Penn Medicine

Emmanuel King, MD


Dr. Emmanuel King earned his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, completed an internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, and joined the Section in 2006.

Dr. King is Director of Recruiting and On-Boarding for the Section of Hospital Medicine, Co-lead Physician-Advanced Medicine Clinical Effectiveness Team/Founders 10-14 Unit Based Clinical Leadership Team, Director-Neurosurgical Co-Management Service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. He was the former Director of Clinical Operations and Interim Section Chief for Penn Hospital Medicine for many years.  He practices at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. King’s interests include quality and process improvement, patient safety/event reporting, transitions of care, collaborative care models with advanced practice providers, consultative general internal medicine and surgical comanagement. He was inducted into Penn Medicine's Academy of Master Clinicians in 2023. 




Awards and Honors: 
Penn Medicine Academy of Master Clinicians, inducted 2023
The Duncan Van Dusen Award for Professionalism in Faculty, Perelman School of Medicine, 2022
The Donald B. Martin Teaching Service Award, Perelman School of Medicine, 2019
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Quality/Safety Award: MEND (Mental health Engagement, Navigation+Delivery)- team member, 2019
The Andrew I. Schafer Leadership in Medicine Award, Perelman School of Medicine, 2014
UPHS Patient Safety Advocate and Innovator Award, 2011
UPHS Operational Quality and Safety Award, 2009
HUP Office of Patient Affairs Patient Advocacy Award, 2008

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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