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Andre Kumar earned his MD degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Stanford University. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Stanford Division of Hospital Medicine.Dr. Kumar currently serves as co-president of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Bay Area Chapter and is the director of the medicine consult/procedure service. His professional interests include point-of-care ultrasound and clinical research in the era of COVID-19. He is a course instructor for the SHM ultrasound certification program. He is the lead investigator for a multicenter trial related to ultrasound and COVID-19 (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04384055). He is also an investigator for the National Institutes of Health ACTT and ACTIV trials for COVID-19 treatment. A full list of his publications on Pubmed can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=andre+kumarIn addition to ultrasound, Dr. Kumar is passionate about medical education and improving physician training. He earned a Master's in Education from Stanford University (2019) and is a 2019-2020 fellow for the Rathmann Medical Education Fellowship. His educational interests include educational technology, curriculum design, and leveraging educational outcomes research to improve curricula. As a resident, he developed the Stanford Hospitalist Advanced Practice and Education (SHAPE) Program, which was the first resident-run hospitalist training track in the country. He currently serves as the director for the SHAPE Program, as well as co-director for the Advanced Clinical Skills course in the Stanford School of Medicine.