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Elizabeth Kertowidjojo, MD

Elizabeth Kertowidjojo, MD

2023 Associate Junior Faculty Scholars

Dr. Elizabeth Kertowidjojo is a distinguished faculty member in the Department of Pathology at the University of Chicago Medical Center, recognized for her expertise in gynecologic pathology. She completed an oncologic surgical pathology fellowship followed by a gynecologic pathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Since joining the University of Chicago, Dr. Kertowidjojo has become integral to the management of complex gynecologic diseases, earning high regard from the obstetrics, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology teams.

Dr. Kertowidjojo is celebrated for her educational contributions, particularly her highly rated lectures for the Clinical Pathophysiology and Therapeutics Course and her exemplary teaching of pathology residents. She was honored with the Wendy Recant, MD Faculty Award for Teaching by the residents. Additionally, she mentors residents and fellows, guiding them to present at significant conferences like the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology annual meeting.

Her research involvement is notable, as she collaborates extensively with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on clinician-driven initiatives, contributing significantly to their feasibility and success. Dr. Kertowidjojo received the Dr. Jacob Churg Award for Academic Development of Junior Pathologists, recognizing her potential to advance research initiatives related to disease mechanisms and patient care.