Eric Gall

  • Eric Gall, MD
    Eric P. Gall, MD, MACP, MACR
    Affiliation:
    Professor of Clinical Medicine (Rheumatology) - Interim Director Arizona Arthritis Center Emeritus Professor of Medicine - Chicago Medical School
    Biography:

    Dr. Gall recently returned to the University of Arizona (2010) where he is Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Section of Rheumatology and is affiliated with the Arizona Arthritis Center which he first began in 1985. He recently retired as the Chair of the Medicine Department of the Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (RFUMS) where he served from 1994-2009. He is Emeritus Professor of Medicine there. He also served as Professor of Medicine (tenured), Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Professor of Podiatric Medicine at the Scholl School of Podiatry, RFUMS. He directed the Division of Rheumatology & Allergy at the Medical School.

    Dr. Gall graduated in 1962 from the University of Pennsylvania receiving his AB Degree (Honors in Zoology) and in 1966 he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the same University. In 1967 he completed his internship and another year of Residency in internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati with his senior residency completed in 1971 from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1973. He served as a Major & a Preventive Medicine Officer in the US Army, including a year with the 4th Infantry Division in the Republic of Vietnam from 1968-70. He was awarded the Bronze Star.

    He is interested in studies of new treatments and the pathogenesis of arthritis, metabolic bone disease, and hemophilic arthritis. He also serves as an expert consultant on Hypermobility disorders such as Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. He is a National Expert on, has widely written about, and is an advocate of, innovative teaching methods and is active on many committees addressing teaching methods and curricula at the Medical School level and within the specialty of rheumatology.