Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Assistant Dean of Preclerkship Education, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013 - Present)
  • Educator for CARE, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008 - Present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2006 - Present)
  • Course Director, Practice of Medicine, Stanford University (2007 - Present)
  • Co-Director, Foundation of Patient Care Course, UCSF Medical Center (2000 - 2006)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF (2000 - 2006)
  • Associate Firm Chief, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard (2000 - 2001)
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2006 - Present)
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF (2006 - 2006)
  • Director, Nurse Practitioner Course, "Chronic Illness", UCSF (2003 - 2004)
  • Director, Quality Improvement, Hospitalist Group, UCSF (2001 - 2003)
  • Associate Firm Chief, G. Kurkland Firm, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard (1999 - 2000)
  • Co-Director, Area of Concentration in Medical Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1998 - 2000)
  • Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard (1998 - 2000)
  • Staff Physician/General Internist, Beth Israel Medical Center, Harvard (1998 - 2000)
  • Staff Physician/Hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard (1998 - 2000)
  • Revision Committee: Program in Liberal Medical Education, Brown University (2000 - 2000)
  • 25th Anniversary Commencement Aide, Brown University (2000 - 2000)
  • Research Intern, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1991 - 1991)
  • Teaching Assistant, Brown University (1991 - 1991)
  • Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School (1998 - 2000)
  • Clinical Fellow in Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School (1995 - 1998)

Honors & Awards


  • SGIM National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education, Society for General Internal Medicine (SGIM) (2011)
  • 2010 California Regional SGIM Clinician Educator of the Year Award, SGIM (2010)
  • L. Mathers Award for Exceptional Commitment to Teaching, Stanford Medical School (2010)
  • Pre-Clinical Teaching Award, Kaiser Family Foundation (2009)
  • Fellow, Fellow in Hospital Medicine (2009)
  • Faculty Fellow, Stanford University (2008-2009)
  • Educators for CARE, Stanford Medical School (2008)
  • Division of General Internal Medicine Teaching Award, Stanford University (2007)
  • Harvard Macy Scholar, Harvard Macy Institute (2006)
  • Academy of Medical Educators induction, UCSF (2004)
  • Stanford Faculty Development Program, Stanford University (2006)
  • Awardee: STAR award for clinical service, UCSF Medical Center (2004)
  • Teaching Scholars Program, UCSF School of Medicine (2002-2003)
  • Nominee: Division of General Internal Medicine Teaching Award, Stanford University (2006)
  • Nominee: Clinical X track for Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF (2005)
  • Nominee: Kaiser Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine (2005)
  • Nominee: Crede Award for Teaching, Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF (2004)
  • Nominee: Outstanding Clinical Teaching, Class of 2004, UCSF (2004)
  • Nominee: Outstanding Foundation of Patient Care Facilitator, Class of 2007, UCSF (2004)
  • Nominee: Crede Award for Clinical Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF (2003)
  • Nominee: Outstanding Foundations of Patient Care Educator, UCSF (2003)
  • Honoree: UCSF Women in Medicine Residency Group, UCSF (2002)
  • Nominee: Kaiser Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine (2002)
  • Nominee: Crede Award for Clinical Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF (2001)
  • First prize winner, Clinical Vignette National Poster Competition, National Association of Inpatient Physicians (2001)
  • Institute Scholar, Harvard Institute for Education and Research (2000)
  • Nominee: Award for Excellence in Teaching, Harvard University Medical School (2000)
  • 25th Anniversary Commencement Aide, Brown University School of Medicine (2000)
  • Katherine Swan Ginsburg Memorial Award for Humanism in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1998)
  • Lowell McGee Memorial Teaching Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1998)
  • Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation for Scholastic Achievement, American Medical Women's Association (1995)
  • Upjohn Achievement Prize for Outstanding Performance and Contribution, Brown University School of Medicine (1995)
  • Outstanding Category Ranking, Brown University School of Medicine (1995)
  • The Joseph Collins Scholarship for Academic Achievement, Brown University (1993-1995)
  • Association of Women Psychiatrists' Leah J. Dickstein, M.D. Award, Brown University School of Medicine (1993)
  • Society for Pediatric Research Scholar, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Columbia University School of Medicine (1992)
  • McGraw-Hill Book Award for Academic Achievement, Brown University School of Medicine (1992)
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society, Sigma Xi (1991)
  • Emery Fellowship for Scholarly Ability and Excellence of Character, Brown University (1991)
  • George W. Hagy Prize in Human Biology, Brown University (1991)
  • Babette and Peter Stewart Prize for Overall Achievement in the Program in Liberal Medical Education, Brown University (1991)
  • Magna Cum Laude, Brown University (1991)
  • National Science Foundation Fellow, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University (1990)
  • Honors Research Program Intern, Roche Institute of Molecular Biology (1988)

Professional Education


  • Fellowship:Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School (1998) MA
  • Residency:Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School (1998) MA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1998)
  • Medical Education:Brown University Program In Medicine (1995) RI
  • M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Center, Fellow in Medical Education (1999)
  • M.D., West Roxbury VA Medical Center, Harvard, Chief Resident (1998)
  • M.D., Beth Israel Hosital, Harvard, Residency (1998)
  • M.D., Brown School of Medicine, M.D. with Honors (1995)
  • B.A., Brown University, Human Biology with Honors (1991)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Medical education, preparation for clerkship curricula and hospital medicine.

Teaching

2013-14 Courses


Postdoctoral Advisees


Publications

Journal Articles


  • Developing a national collaborative of medical educators who lead clinical skills courses Teaching and Learning Medicine Taylor J, Hunter N, Basaviah P, Mintz M 2012
  • Medical Student Wellness: An Essential Role For Mentors Medical Science Educator Osterberg L, Basaviah P, Hillard P 2011; 21 (4)
  • Hospitalist handoffs: a systematic review and task force recommendations J Hosp Med Arora VM, Manjarrez E, Dressler DD, Basaviah P, Halasyamani L, Kripalani S 2009; 4 (7): 433-40
  • Deficits in Communication and Information Transfer Between Hospital-Based and Primary Care Physicians: Implications for Patient Safety and Continuity of Care. JAMA Kripalani S, Lefevre F, Phillips C, Williams M, Basaviah P, Baker D 2007; Feb: 28;297(8):831-41
  • Update in hospital medicine ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE Basaviah, P., Frost, S. 2006; 145 (9): 685-691

    View details for Web of Science ID 000241707800007

    View details for PubMedID 17088582

  • From classroom to bedside; A curriculum for first year medical students Med Education Basaviah P, French L, Muller J 2003; May: 37(5):477-8
  • Is there a New Doctor in the House? Hospital Medicine in the United States Swiss Medical Journal (Schweiz Ärztezeitung) Goldman L, Basaviah P. 2002; July (83): 2045-2051
  • Scholarship and Career Development for the Hospitalist Clinician Educator In Hospitalist as Teacher - Just the Facts by McGraw-Hill Basaviah P, Ramani S 2008
  • Acknowledgement for coding surveys and input: Preparing medical students for Clerkships: a descriptive anlaysis of transition courses. Acad Med Poncelet, A., O'Brien, Bridget 2008; 83 (5): 444-451
  • Hospital Discharge Hospital Medicine Basaviah P, Williams M, Ed, Wachter R, Hollander H, Goldman L 2005: 31-36
  • Clinical Updates SGIM Forum Basaviah P 2004; January
  • Innovations in Medical Education Update SGIM Forum Basaviah P, Kalet A 2004; January
  • Core Competencies Update The Hospitalist Pistoria M, Dressler D, Basaviah P 2002; March
  • Asthma Guide to Internal Medicine Pauuw D, Basaviah P. 2002
  • Structuring Residency and Fellowship Curricula in Hospital Medicine The Hospitalist Basaviah P, Amin A. 2002; November
  • Clinical Vignettes Update SGIM Forum Malik T, Basaviah P 2001; 24 (11): 4-7
  • "Through the Eyes of a Physician" in This Side of Doctoring: Reflections of Women in Medicine Sage Publications Basaviah P 2001; December
  • Through the Eyes of a Physician. In: Reflections in Medicine: A Time to Heal Brown University School of Medicine 25th Anniversary Publication Basaviah P 2000; May

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