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    Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD

    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address4150 Clement Street
    San Francisco CA 94121

       Education and Training
      University of California, San FranciscoChief ResidentInternal Medicine2002
      University of California, San FranciscoResidentInternal Medicine2001
      Northwestern University Medical SchoolM.D.1998
       Awards and Honors
      UCSF School of Medicine2014Commencement Speaker
      UCSF Department of Medicine2013Council of Master Clinicians
      UCSF Medical School Class of 20152012Essential Core Teaching Award for Outstanding Lecture
      UCSF School of Medicine2011Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Inpatient Teaching
      UCSF Medical School Class of 20092009Excellence in Teaching Award
      University of California, San Francisco2007Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award
      UCSF Department of Medicine2006Calvin L. Chou PRIME Teaching Award
      UCSF School of Medicine2005Haile T. Debas UCSF Academy of Medical Educators
      UCSF School of Medicine2005Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Inpatient Teaching
      UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2005Excellence in Direct Teaching
      UCSF Department of Medicine2003Floyd C. Rector Jr. Housestaff Teaching Award
      UCSF School of Medicine2003Excellence in Small Group Instruction Award
      San Francisco General Hospital1999Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence

      Gurpreet Dhaliwal, M.D., is a clinician-educator and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the site director of the internal medicine clerkships at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, where he teaches medical students and residents in the emergency department, urgent care clinic, inpatient wards, outpatient clinic, and morning report. His academic interests are the cognitive processes underlying diagnostic reasoning and clinical-problem solving and the study of diagnostic expertise.

      Clinical Reasoning, Diagnosis, Diagnostic Errors, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical/Diagnostic Performance and Improvement, Physician Alignment, Medical Education

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      1. Olson AP, Sahni N, Kim B, Dhaliwal G. Not a textbook case. J Hosp Med. 2015 Apr; 10(4):266-70.
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      2. Kapoor R, Saint S, Kapoor JR, Johnson RA, Dhaliwal G. Clinical problem-solving. D is for delay. N Engl J Med. 2014 Dec 4; 371(23):2218-23.
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      3. Dhaliwal G. Capsule commentary on guerrasio and aagaard, methods and outcomes for the remediation of clinical reasoning. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1687.
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      4. Giridhar KV, Dhaliwal G, Tierney L. Split decision. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1707-10.
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      5. Dhaliwal G, Sehgal NL. Demystify leadership in order to cultivate it. Acad Med. 2014 Nov; 89(11):1441.
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      6. Dhaliwal G. Bringing high-value care to the inpatient teaching service. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul; 174(7):1021-2.
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      7. Dhaliwal G. Doctors are competitive: use that to improve care delivery. Healthc Financ Manage. 2014 Jun; 68(6):152.
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      8. Hosoi T, Dhaliwal G, Tokuda Y. Amyloidosis in bilateral external auditory canals. BMJ Case Rep. 2014; 2014.
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      9. Dhand A, Engstrom J, Dhaliwal G. Author response. Neurology. 2014 Apr 29; 82(17):1568.
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      10. Bischoff K, Shah SM, Dhaliwal G, Hollander H. A heart-breaking case of fever and rash. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Sep; 29(9):1310-4.
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      11. Dhaliwal G. "Expert opinion" software for medical diagnosis and treatment-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr; 174(4):639-40.
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      12. Hanson JT, Pierce RG, Dhaliwal G. The new education frontier: clinical teaching at night. Acad Med. 2014 Feb; 89(2):215-8.
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      13. Chiovaro J, Douglas V, Gaggar A, Dhaliwal G. Exhausting the differential. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 May; 29(5):808-12.
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      14. Dhaliwal G, Hauer KE. The oral patient presentation in the era of night float admissions: credit and critique. JAMA. 2013 Dec 4; 310(21):2247-8.
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      15. Dhaliwal G. Known unknowns and unknown unknowns at the point of care. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Nov 25; 173(21):1959-61.
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      16. Dhaliwal G. Developing teachers of clinical reasoning. Clin Teach. 2013 Oct; 10(5):313-7.
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      17. Dhand A, Engstrom J, Dhaliwal G. How experienced community neurologists make diagnoses during clinical encounters. Neurology. 2013 Oct 15; 81(16):1460-6.
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      18. Dhaliwal G, Detsky AS. The evolution of the master diagnostician. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14; 310(6):579-80.
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      19. Douglas VC, Hessler CS, Dhaliwal G, Betjemann JP, Fukuda KA, Alameddine LR, Lucatorto R, Johnston SC, Josephson SA. The AWOL tool: derivation and validation of a delirium prediction rule. J Hosp Med. 2013 Sep; 8(9):493-9.
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      20. Khateeb R, Gandhi T, Dhaliwal G. A raw deal. J Hosp Med. 2013 Aug; 8(8):464-7.
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      21. Anaya A, Plantmason L, Dhaliwal G. Back attack. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 29(1):255-9.
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      22. Kara A, McQuillan P, Dhaliwal G. A multifaceted case. J Hosp Med. 2013 May; 8(5):267-70.
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      23. Houchens N, Dhaliwal G, Askari F, Kim B, Saint S. Clinical problem-solving. The essential element. N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 4; 368(14):1345-51.
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      24. Tarter L, Yazdany J, Moyers B, Barnett C, Dhaliwal G. Clinical problem-solving. The heart of the matter. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 7; 368(10):944-50.
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      25. Baxi S, Platts-Mills J, Dhruva S, Huang L, Hanks D, Dhaliwal G. A double-edged sword. J Hosp Med. 2013 Jan; 8(1):47-51.
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      26. Bhave PD, Foster E, Dhaliwal G. Clinical problem-solving. A missed connection. N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 6; 367(23):2241-7.
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      27. Cassese T, Kaplan E, Douglas V, Dhaliwal G. Getting to the right question. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Sep; 28(9):1242-6.
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      28. Dhaliwal G. Clinical excellence: make it a habit. Acad Med. 2012 Nov; 87(11):1473.
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      29. Mylopoulos M, Lohfeld L, Norman GR, Dhaliwal G, Eva KW. Renowned physicians' perceptions of expert diagnostic practice. Acad Med. 2012 Oct; 87(10):1413-7.
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      30. Falade-Nwulia OO, Dhaliwal G, Schreiber MP, Saint S, Shorr AF. A 36-year-old Haitian man with coma, acute kidney injury, lactic acidosis, and respiratory failure. Chest. 2012 Sep; 142(3):798-801.
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      31. Krassner A, Dhaliwal G, Baudendistel TE. Overcome by weakness. J Hosp Med. 2012 Jul-Aug; 7(6):513-6.
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      32. Zemans RL, Stream AR, Musani AI, Dhaliwal G. A 46-year-old man with seizures, brain lesions, and pulmonary infiltrates. Chest. 2012 Jan; 141(1):265-9.
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      33. Wei J, Kneeland PP, Dhaliwal G. Cracking the case. J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct; 6(8):480-3.
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      34. Eva KW, Lohfeld L, Dhaliwal G, Mylopoulos M, Cook DA, Norman GR. Modern conceptions of elite medical practice among internal medicine faculty members. Acad Med. 2011 Oct; 86(10 Suppl):S50-4.
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      35. Kamel H, Dhaliwal G, Navi BB, Pease AR, Shah M, Dhand A, Johnston SC, Josephson SA. A randomized trial of hypothesis-driven vs screening neurologic examination. Neurology. 2011 Oct 4; 77(14):1395-400.
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      36. Dhaliwal G. A piece of my mind. The mechanics of reasoning. JAMA. 2011 Sep 7; 306(9):918-9.
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      37. Minemura N, Dhaliwal G, Tierney LM. Against all odds. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jan; 27(1):125-8.
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      38. Erickson B, Dhaliwal G, Henderson MC, Amsterdam E, Rencic J. Effusive reasoning. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Oct; 26(10):1204-8.
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      39. Vikram HR, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Simpson CB. Clinical problem-solving. A recurrent problem. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 2; 364(22):2148-54.
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      40. Reed MC, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Nallamothu BK. Clinical problem-solving. The right angle. N Engl J Med. 2011 Apr 7; 364(14):1350-6.
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      41. Hadano Y, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Tierney LM, Sakemi H. Mapping out the diagnosis. J Hosp Med. 2011 Mar; 6(3):167-70.
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      42. Dhaliwal G. Going with your gut. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Feb; 26(2):107-9.
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      43. Garg A, Baudendistel TE, Dhaliwal G. In the face of it all. J Hosp Med. 2011 Feb; 6(2):98-102.
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      44. Rajkomar A, Dhaliwal G. Improving diagnostic reasoning to improve patient safety. Perm J. 2011; 15(3):68-73.
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      45. Keenan CR, Dhaliwal G, Henderson MC, Bowen JL. A 43-year-old woman with abdominal pain and fever. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Aug; 25(8):874-7.
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      46. Patel P, Dhaliwal G, Rajamanickam A, Gebresalassie S, Harte B. Unscripted. J Hosp Med. 2010 Jul-Aug; 5(6):366-70.
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      47. Olson AP, Fogarty PF, Dhaliwal G. An important factor in preoperative screening. J Hosp Med. 2010 May-Jun; 5(5):E6-7.
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      48. Henderson MC, Dhaliwal G, Jones SR, Culbertson C, Bowen JL. Doing what comes naturally. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Jan; 25(1):84-7.
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      49. Dhaliwal G, Sharpe BA. Twelve tips for presenting a clinical problem solving exercise. Med Teach. 2009 Dec; 31(12):1056-9.
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      50. Dhand A, Dhaliwal G. Examining patient conceptions: a case of metastatic breast cancer in an African American male to female transgender patient. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Feb; 25(2):158-61.
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      51. Thierman S, Dhaliwal G, Sooriash L, Baudendistel T. Flushing out the diagnosis. J Hosp Med. 2009 Nov; 4(9):569-73.
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      52. Margaretten ME, Tierney LM, Dhaliwal G. Clinical problem-solving. A hard diagnosis. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 6; 361(6):613-7.
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      53. Fazel R, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Nallamothu BK. Clinical problem-solving. A red flag. N Engl J Med. 2009 May 7; 360(19):2005-10.
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      54. Lieu C, Janssen WJ, Saint S, Dhaliwal G. The tip of the iceberg. J Hosp Med. 2009 May; 4(5):317-20.
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      55. Dhaliwal G. Teaching medicine to non-English speaking background learners in a foreign country. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Jun; 24(6):771-3.
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      56. Piccini JP, Hernandez AF, Dibernardo LR, Rogers JG, Dhaliwal G. A change of heart. J Hosp Med. 2009 Feb; 4(2):131-6.
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      57. Dhaliwal G. Medical expertise: begin with the end in mind. Med Educ. 2009 Feb; 43(2):105-7.
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      58. Leeper NJ, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Witteles RM. Clinical problem-solving. Fool's Gold. N Engl J Med. 2008 Nov 6; 359(19):2035-41.
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      59. Jackson R, Toubia N, Dhaliwal G, Bottomley SS, Bronze MS. A confusing case of confusion. Acute porphyrias. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2008 Apr; 101(4):85-6, 89-90.
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      60. Yung IO, Baudendistel TE, Dhaliwal G. A diagnosis of exclusion. J Hosp Med. 2008 Mar; 3(2):162-6.
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      61. Kwan DM, Dhaliwal G, Baudendistel TE. Thinking inside the box. J Hosp Med. 2008 Jan; 3(1):71-6.
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      62. Harte BJ, Dhaliwal G, Armstrong W, Pile JC. A rash decision. J Hosp Med. 2007 Nov; 2(6):433-8.
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      63. Williams LH, Raugi GJ, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Lipsky BA. "Are we there yet?". J Hosp Med. 2007 May; 2(3):181-8.
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      64. Dhaliwal G, Chou CL. A brief educational intervention in personal finance for medical residents. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Mar; 22(3):374-7.
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      65. Wang B, Dhaliwal G, Sleisenger MH. Six decades of progress and change in hospital medicine, 1947-2007. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2007; 70(1):10-5.
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      66. Haber RJ, Bardach NS, Vedanthan R, Gillum LA, Haber LA, Dhaliwal GS. Preparing fourth-year medical students to teach during internship. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 May; 21(5):518-20.
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      67. Leeper NJ, Wener LS, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Wachter RM. Clinical problem-solving. One surprise after another. N Engl J Med. 2005 Apr 7; 352(14):1474-9.
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      68. Janssen WJ, Dhaliwal G, Collard HR, Saint S. Clinical problem-solving. Why "why" matters. N Engl J Med. 2004 Dec 2; 351(23):2429-34.
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      69. Hoffman RJ, Dhaliwal G, Gilden DJ, Saint S. Clinical problem-solving. Special cure. N Engl J Med. 2004 Nov 4; 351(19):1997-2002.
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      70. Dhaliwal G, Cornett PA, Tierney LM. Hemolytic anemia. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 1; 69(11):2599-606.
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      71. Cornia PB, Lipsky BA, Dhaliwal G, Saint S. Clinical problem-solving. Red snapper or crab? N Engl J Med. 2004 Apr 1; 350(14):1443-8.
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      72. Dhaliwal G, Schmidt KE, Gilden DJ, Saint S. Clinical problem-solving. True, true, and related. N Engl J Med. 2004 Jan 1; 350(1):60-5.
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