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Monthly Newsletter | August 2016



Margaret Fang was awarded $3.5 million from PCORI to compare the effectiveness of blood thinners for the long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism.

Meet Rupa Marya

Assistant Clinical Professor

Ami Waters

Other News

Wendy Anderson and team received a $213,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for a project entitled, “Creating free web content to demonstrate the crucial role nurses play in palliative care communication in the ICU: A partnership between IMPACT-ICU and VitalTalk.”


Sarah Schaeffer will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Medicine Residency Diversity Committee.


Sirisha Narayana accepted a coaching position with the Medical Student Education starting Spring 2017. 


Ami Parekh was named as one of the 2016 Becker's Hospital Review 50 Healthcare Leaders under 40.



Hemali Patel (previous Academic Hospital Medicine Fellow), Kirsten Kangelaris, Margaret Fang, James Harrison, Andy Auerbach have published a paper in the Journal of Hospital Medicine describing the DHM's Incubator. 

In a special issue of Healthcare on ethics, James Harrison, Phuoc Le, and Marcia Glass present a qualitative study describing the ethical challenges facing global health trainees completing overseas placements. 


The Quarterly Case Review Newsletter is available here!

Upcoming Events

Staff + Faculty Appreciation and the SF Giants! | September 14, 2016, noon | AT&T Park - RSVP to Oralia Schatzman, if interested

DHM Summer BBQ | September 25, 2016 | Time and Location TBA


Christine Lam

Kathy Woo

"Christine is the ultimate champion of schedulers.The division would be in shambles if she did not hold down the fort."

- Brad Sharpe, Diane Sliwka, and Sanjay Reddy

Andy Lai

"I can always count on Andy Lai to fill last minute openings. I wouldn't know what to do with open slots without him! He's my secret weapon."

- Christine Lam