Dr. Keith Dickerson was born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and Master of Science in biomedical engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, but felt drawn to a career in medicine. He graduated cum laude and Alpha Omega Alpha from medical school at MCP in Philadelphia and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He then completed a four year Air Force commitment prior to joining St. Mary's in 2004. His current areas of professional focus are hospitalist/inpatient medicine, adult learning theory and practice and graduate medical education optimization. He, his wife Teresa, and their daughter Sophia enjoy bicycling, hiking, Nordic and Alpine skiing, gardening, along with making music in their spare time.