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Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Core Faculty, Center for Humanism

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine - General)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Neurocritical Care)

Special Interests

Critical Care Medicine

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Inquirer "Influencer of Healthcare Award" - 2019; SJ Magazine "Top Docs" - 2015, 2016, 2020

About Me

Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH is a physician scientist, the Edward D. Viner Endowed Chief of Medicine at Cooper University Health Care, and Professor and Chair of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Trzeciak is a practicing intensivist (specialist in intensive care medicine), and a clinical researcher with more than 100 publications in the scientific literature. His scientific program has been supported by research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, with Dr. Trzeciak serving as Principal Investigator. Dr. Trzeciak is the co-author of two books, Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring Makes a Difference (2019), and Wonder Drug: 7 Scientifically Proven Ways That Serving Others Is the Best Medicine for Yourself (2022). Broadly, Dr. Trzeciak’s mission is to raise compassion globally, through science.