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Denise Davis, MD

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94104
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    University of Missouri-Kansas City six year combined BA/MD programBA/MD1981School of Medicine
    Kansas University Medical CenterInternship1982internal medicine
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital San FranciscoResidency1989Internal Medicine
    American Academy on Communication in HealthcareFaculty Development Training2010
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    San Francisco VA2014 VA Superstar Award
    UCSF2013 Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award
    University of Missouri-Kansas City2013Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    2008Consumer Checkbook Top Doctor
    African American Museum and Library, Oakland, CA2007Extraordinaire Award
    UCSF2005Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching

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    My clinical responsibilities include seeing patients at the San Francisco VA Medical Center ambulatory care clinic. I serve as an Associate Director of the Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education at the San Francisco VA where I teach workshops on topics ranging from basic communication skills to mentoring trainees across racial and ethnic differences. My local and national education practice includes teaching and coaching students, trainees and physicians in communication skills that increase quality, safety and improve patient experience. I also serve as Specialist for minority students at the UCSF School of Medicine.

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    Clinician-patient communication, feedback, professionalism, remediation, mentoring and coaching, patient centered care, medical education, faculty development, partnering with resistant learners, team building and group facilitation, skillful negotiation of cultural differences, empathy in the clinical setting, race and relationships in health care

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    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
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    1. Calvin Chou, Adina Kalet. Remediation in Medical Education. Chapter 15 "Feedback in Remediation". 2013.
    2. Denise L. Davis. Simple But Not Always Easy: Improving Doctor -Patient Communication. Journal of Communication In Healthcare. 2010; 3(December):240-245.
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