PHILADELPHIA (July 28, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Elizabeth A. Bourne, DO, who will join the Department of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Hospitalist Medicine.
Bourne is coming to Fox Chase from Jefferson Health Northeast in Philadelphia, which comprises Jefferson Bucks, Jefferson Torresdale, and Jefferson Frankford, where she was the chief internal medicine resident.
During her time at Jefferson Northeast, Bourne spent time as a hospitalist, and as a member of the intensive care unit, rapid response team, hematology/oncology, and palliative care. During this time, she gained experience on a step-down unit with acutely ill patients, in surgical/trauma ICUs, a transfusion center, and in radiation oncology services.
She received her doctor of osteopathic medicine from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Lynchburg, Virginia.
At Jefferson Northeast, Bourne was part of an independently created research committee that develops research curriculum for the residency program. She was also a member of the Program Evaluation Committee, which reviewed the residency program’s faculty and residents. She also served as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee, where she created an internal medicine retreat and worked towards acquiring more services for the residents.
She has presented at lectures and scientific assemblies. She is also fluent in Spanish.
Bourne will begin work at Fox Chase on August 15, 2020.