Meet Our Program Director


Sean Whelton, M.D.

Sean Whelton

Dr. Whelton is the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is a graduate of Duke University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine.  He completed his Internal Medicine internship, residency, and Rheumatology fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital.  In 2003, he became the Clerkship Director for the medical student rotations at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His interests are in medical education at all levels.  He has been awarded 4 Golden Apple teaching awards and was inducted into the golden orchard.  His favorite part of the work day is morning report.  He serves on the Academic Internal Medicine national committee on transition from medical school to residency.  He also serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners test writing committee.  He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.