The Morristown Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine consists of approximately 300 salaried and volunteer physicians. All have been board-certified in both internal medicine and, where applicable, a subspecialty. Many of our physicians are devoted to teaching and are actively involved in clinical research.
Our full-time faculty members are very involved in our residents' education. Their diverse educational and specialty backgrounds expose our residents to a variety of disciplines:
- Endocrinology and diabetes
- General and academic internal medicine
- Hospitalist medicine
- Infectious disease medicine
- Metabolic medicine
- Palliative care medicine
- Pulmonary and critical care medicine
- Sports medicine
Stanley Fiel, MD, Regional Chair, Department of Medicine, Atlantic Health System
The de Neufville Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Morristown Medical Center
Dr. Fiel attended the Medical College of Pennsylvania, completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital, and undertook his fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Atlantic Health System team in 2003, he was the chair of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Hahnemann and Drexel Schools of Medicine. Dr. Fiel is world-renowned for his expertise in both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the management of cystic fibrosis in adults.
Jacqueline Darcey, MD, Program Director
Dr. Darcey worked in research and development of monoclonal antibodies at Hoffman LaRoche before attending medical school at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Morristown Medical Center, followed by a year as chief resident, focusing on educational innovations. Dr. Darcey's interests also include simulation training, research education for residents, and the development of online curricular and learning resources. She continues to actively practice and enjoy inpatient and outpatient medicine for Atlantic Medical Group. Dr. Darcey was an associate program director of the residency program from 2003 to 2019 and became Program Director in 2019. She is active nationally in the Association of Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM).
David Kuo, MD, FACP, Associate Program Director
Dr. Kuo received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine and completed a primary care internal medicine residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a general internal medicine fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Kuo is highly interested in undergraduate as well as graduate medical education and is co-director of the medical student clerkship for the Department of Medicine. He precepts residents and students at a physician practice at Atlantic Medical Group seeing his own primary care patients. He has been on the faculty since 1998 and was named associate program director in 2008. Dr. Kuo is an active member of the New Jersey American College of Physicians and received the ACP-New Jersey Laureate award in 2018 for “abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research.”
Cilian White, MB BAO BCh, Associate Program Director
Dr. White received his medical degree from Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), and completed his internal medicine residency training at New York University. In addition to being board certified in internal medicine with focused practice in hospital medicine, Dr. White has a particular interest in the care of patients on our inpatient oncology and palliative care units - providing acute medical care, and also assisting in alleviation of suffering, be it from pain or other cancer-related symptoms such as nausea and shortness of breath. He is also a clinical ethics consultant, helping patients, their family members, and healthcare providers deal with difficult ethical issues that arise in patient care. Dr. White has been on faculty since 2016 and was named Associate Program Director in 2019.