Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Pediatrics
  • Hospitalist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Course Co-Director, Practice of Medicine Quarter VI (INDE 206), Stanford School of Medicine (2013 - Present)
  • Associate Director, Pediatrics Clerkship and Pediatric Subinternship, Stanford School of Medicine (PEDS300A, 338A) (2009 - Present)
  • Chief Resident, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2007 - 2008)

Honors & Awards


  • Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2007)

Professional Education


  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2007)
  • Residency:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2007) CA
  • Internship:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2005) CA
  • Medical Education:Harvard Medical School (2004) MA
  • MD, Harvard Medical School (2004)
  • AB, Harvard College, History and Literature (1996)
  • Certificate, David Rockefeller Center-Harvard, Latin American Studies (1996)
  • Diploma, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, Español como Lengua Extranjera (1991)

Community and International Work


  • Medical Volunteers for Disaster Response

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Santa Clara County Public Health Department

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Rural Health, San Juan Sacátepequez, Guatemala

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Universidad Francisco Marroquín

    Populations Served

    Rural, indigenous

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Rural Health, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico

    Topic

    Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Child Family Health International

    Populations Served

    Rural, indigenous

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Hospital General, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

    Topic

    Pediatric and Neonatal inpatient units

    Partnering Organization(s)

    PACE-MedSpanish

    Populations Served

    local

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Quality and Safety, Resident and Medical Student Education, Medical Humanities, International Child Health

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