Dr. Andre Kumar is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Stanford Division of Hospital Medicine with a passion for improving patient care through Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS), clinical research, and education. He earned his MD degree from Tulane University and completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Stanford University, where he also earned a Master's in Education.
As a passionate educator and researcher, Dr. Kumar has completed three randomized trials on POCUS and its impact on patient care. He continues to conduct research and teach POCUS on a local and national level, and is committed to improving the science and education that underlie the next generation of diagnostic tools. He is the lead investigator for a multicenter trial related to ultrasound and COVID-19. He was also an investigator for the ACTT and ACTIV trials for COVID-19, which brought the first COVID-19 therapeutics to patients nationwide. Currently, he is the Stanford Hospital lead for the National Institutes of Health RECOVER trial, a 1 billion dollar effort to understand the long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients.
Dr. Kumar has held numerous leadership positions, including serving as President of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Bay Area, Director of the Stanford Internal Medicine Procedure Service, Director for the Rathmann Fellowship in Medical Education, Director of the Stanford Medicine Residency Hospitalist Training Track, and Co-Director for Advanced Clinical Skills in the School of Medicine
List of publications: https://bit.ly/3eop95i