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Lars Osterberg, MD, MPH, Professor (Teaching) of Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine; Co-director of Stanford Medicine Teaching and Mentoring Academy. He currently directs the Educators-4-CARE program at Stanford University School of Medicine. This program is dedicated to develop the clinical skills in the Stanford Medical Students. His research interests are in areas of medical education healthcare access and healthcare delivery for vulnerable populations; innovations in medical practice; and patient adherence to medications. In his clinical settings, undergraduates, medical students and house staff are enriched by his lessons in social justice and compassionate, respectful medicine. He received an undergraduate degree in bioengineering from UC-Berkeley, an MD from UC-Davis, and a Master's in Public Health from UC-Berkeley. He also completed internal medicine residency at Stanford.
Textbook Chapter covering the future practice delivery of primary care. Includes both inpatient and outpatient practice innovations in collaboration with Herbert Ochotil (UCSF) and Maren Baltaden (Harvard)
I am co-editor of the textbook collaborating with colleagues in Cambridge England. The book is directed to providers primarily in primary care who work every day to change behavior in their patients and try to get their patients to adhere to their treatment recommendations.
I am collaborating with several other colleagues at different medical schools across the country to study the barriers and promotors of humanism. The principal investigator is William Branch at Emory University and this is supported by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation
Emory University, Atlanta GA
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Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto VAHCS
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