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William H. Novak, M.D.

Hospital Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 276-3000

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Biography

Dr. Novak is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He attended college at The Ohio State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Molecular Genetics. He continued his education at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, receiving his medical degree in 1999. Dr. Novak then moved to the University of Rochester for Internal Medicine residency training, where he was honored with an additional teaching Chief Resident year. He subsequently completed subspecialty fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Rochester, participating in national Infectious Diseases clinical research trials. Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Novak joined the medical school faculty of the Univeristy of Rochester as a Hospital Medicine Attending Physician in 2005. Dr. Novak has served as a Hospitalist Clinician Educator, expert in caring for acutely ill, medically complex inpatients, while teaching aspiring medical students and resident physicians.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1999
MD | Ohio State Univ Coll Medicine
Medicine

1995
BS | Ohio State University
Molecular Biology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/23/1999 - 06/23/2000
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2000 - 06/23/2003
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Infectious Disease at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2012
URMC Provider Communication Skills Award

2012
URMC Patient and Family Centered Care Award

2011
Fellow of the American College of Physicians

2009
Athur Bauman Residency Teaching Award

2009
Lawerence Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow

2008
Lawerence Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow

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