Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCP
Dr. Edith Mitchell, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology at Department of Medicine, Director at the Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director for Diversity Affairs at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health. Dr. Mitchell is also the former President of the National Medical Association. In 1973, Dr. Mitchell entered the U.S. Air Force and received a commission through the Health Professions Scholarship Program. Dr. Mitchell is a retired Brigadier General, the first female physician to attain this rank in Air Force history.