Dr. Kvam is a board-certified neurologist and fellowship-trained neurohospitalist, specializing in the care of patients with a variety of acute neurological disorders including headache, epilepsy, Guillain-Barre, myasthenia gravis, encephalitis, multiple sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory diseases as well as neurologic complications of systemic disease.

She is the founding director of the Stanford Neurohospitalist Program and spends most of her time attending on the neurohospitalist ward and consult services. She is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Kvam also helps co-direct the Neurology Resident Safety, Quality & Improvement Curriculum and has led a number of quality improvement initiatives on the inpatient neurology service. Her research interests include improving the quality and value of care for hospitalized neurology patients, transitions of care, postacute care of encephalitis, and resident and interprofessional education.

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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Neurohospitalist Program (2014 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (2013)
  • Medical Education, University of Michigan (2009)
  • Internship, St. Joseph Mercy Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2010)
  • Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco (2014)
  • Residency, University of California, San Francisco (2013)