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Karim Sallam, MD
Clinical Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
Bio Karim Sallam, MD, is trained in Cardiovascular Medicine and Advanced Heart Failure.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Medicine (PCOR) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I conduct interdisciplinary research to understand child and parent health literacy as potentially modifiable determinants of child health disparities. I am principal investigator on an multi-site, randomized controlled trial to assess the efficacy of a low-literacy, early-childhood intervention designed to prevent obesity in the first two years of life. The aim of my current scholarship is to apply the health-literacy model to attenuate disparities for children with chronic illness.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Currently working on projects identifying effective use of actual patient encounters in undergraduate medical education. Specifically interested in the role of actual patient encouters in the training of shared decision making. Also interested in medical student empathy and physician wellness.
John D Scandling
Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Tolerance induction in clinical kidney transplantation
Clinical Professor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My passion is clinical skills education: doctor-patient communication, professionalism and physical exam. I am focused on curriculum design and innovation, having helped develop the Continuity of Care Clerkship, the clinical skills curriculum in Practice of Medicine, the Family Medicine core clerkship, outpatient faculty development modules and the SHIELD course (Stanford Healthcare Innovations and Experiential Learning Directive).
Ingela Schnittger, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My main research continues to be in the field of echocardiography. Several areas of research are currently being pursued.
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Structure-function analysis of bacterial adhesion proteins and toxins; design and synthesis of synthetic antigens; immunobiology of human papillomaviruses