Vanja Douglas, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||513 Parnassus Avenue|
San Francisco CA 94117
|University of California, San Francisco||2004||Gold Headed Cane Finalist|
|University of California, San Francisco||2007||Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished Housestaff|
|University of California, San Francisco ||2009||Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching: Inpatient Care Setting|
|University of California, San Francisco ||2011||Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society|
|University of California, San Francisco ||2012||Robert B. Layzer Award for Resident Teaching|
|University of California, San Francisco ||2013||Sara & Evan Williams Foundation Endowed Neurohospitalist Chair|
Vanja completed medical school, residency, and fellowship at UCSF. He joined the faculty in the Neurohospitalist Division of the Department of Neurology at UCSF in 2009. He spends most of his time attending on the general neurology inpatient ward or consult services. Vanja is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents, and has won several teaching awards including the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2011, Vanja was appointed Director of Undergraduate Education for the Department of Neurology; in this capacity he will oversee the neurology clinical clerkships within the department.
Vanja's research interests are in how systems of care impact quality for neurology inpatients and in the prediction, prevention, and management of delirium. He also is involved in research regarding finding better ways to teach the neurological examination. He is editor in chief of The Neurohospitalist, a peer-reviewed journal focused on inpatient neurology.
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