Conan Macdougall, PharmD, MAS

Title(s)Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
Address521 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94143
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    University of California, San FranciscoTeaching Scholars Certificate2013School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research2008 School of Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth UniversityInfectious Diseases Fellowship2005School of Pharmacy
    University of California, San Francisco PGY-2 Residency, Infectious Diseases2004School of Pharmacy
    Duke University Medical CenterPGY-1 Residency2003
    University of California, San FranciscoPharm.D.2002 Pharmacy
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF School of Medicine2019Vincent Pons Award for Clinical Infectious Diseases Education
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2006  - 2018Long Award for Excellence in Teaching
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy2018Emerging Teaching Scholar Award
    Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute2012Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2012Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2011Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF2009Academic Senate Award for Distinction in Teaching
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2008Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2007Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching

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    Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. He provides clinical service to the Infectious Diseases Consult Service and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UCSF Medical Center. His research interests include the pharmacoepidemiology of antimicrobial use in hospitals and new approaches for interprofessional and interactive learning around appropriate antimicrobial use. He is co-author of Antibiotics Simplified, as well as a chapter author in Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, Poisoning and Drug Overdose, and Emergency Management of Infectious Diseases.

    Dr. MacDougall teaches pharmacy, medical, and nursing trainees at UCSF, for which he has received the Academic Senate Campus Award for Distinction in Teaching and election to the School of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators. His original research and reviews have been published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Archives of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and Pharmacotherapy. Dr. MacDougall serves on the Program Committee for the American Society for Microbiology, on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Continuing Education Program for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, and was a member of the guideline development panel for the guidelines in Antimicrobial Stewardship published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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    1. Evaluation of the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Core Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum for Infectious Diseases Fellows. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 30. Spicer JO, Armstrong WS, Schwartz BS, Abbo LM, Advani SD, Barsoumian AE, Beeler C, Bennani K, Holubar M, Huang M, Ince D, Justo JA, Lee MSL, Logan A, MacDougall C, Nori P, Ohl C, Patel PK, Pottinger PS, Shnekendorf R, Stack C, Van Schooneveld TC, Willis ZI, Zhou Y, Luther VP. PMID: 34192322.
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    2. A Randomized, Crossover Pilot Study of a Novel Web-Based/Mobile Platform for Collaborative Small Group Practice in Therapeutic Reasoning. J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2020 Jan-Dec; 7:2382120520977189. Gruenberg K, Brock T, Garcia J, MacDougall C. PMID: 33294622.
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    3. A Comprehensive Survey of Infectious Diseases Curriculum Among US Pharmacy Schools. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019 11; 83(9):7168. Jeffres MN, Kufel WD, Biehle LR, Cho JC, Narayanan N, Gruenberg K, Garcia J, MacDougall C. PMID: 31871346.
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    4. Recognizing and Overcoming Resistance to New Beta-Lactam/Beta-Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019 Sep 09; 21(10):39. Ho S, Nguyen L, Trinh T, MacDougall C. PMID: 31501948.
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    5. Longitudinal Associations Between Grit, Academic Outcomes, and Residency Match Rates Among Pharmacy Students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019 08; 83(6):6947. Gruenberg K, Brock T, MacDougall C. PMID: 31507289.
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    6. Comprehensive Assessment of Didactic Curriculum and Career Interest in Infectious Diseases Among Graduating United States Pharmacy Students. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Nov; 5(11):ofy284. Jeffres MN, Biehle LR, MacDougall C. PMID: 30539036.
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    7. Antimicrobial stewardship education in US colleges and schools of pharmacy. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 08 01; 73(8):2252-2258. Kufel WD, Jeffres MN, MacDougall C, Cho JC, Marx AH, Williams DM. PMID: 29846603.
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    8. Preventing the Post-Antibiotic Era by Training Future Pharmacists as Antimicrobial Stewards. Am J Pharm Educ. 2018 08; 82(6):6770. Gallagher JC, Justo JA, Chahine EB, Bookstaver PB, Scheetz M, Suda KJ, Fehrenbacher L, Klinker KP, MacDougall C. PMID: 30181677.
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    9. Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Infections: Hard to Treat, But Hope on the Horizon? Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018 Jun 06; 20(8):23. Nguyen L, Garcia J, Gruenberg K, MacDougall C. PMID: 29876674.
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    10. Sustainable Pharmacy: Piloting a Session on Pharmaceuticals, Climate Change, and Sustainability within a U.S. Pharmacy Curriculum. Innov Pharm. 2017; 8(4). Gruenberg K, Apollonio D, MacDougall C, Brock T. PMID: 34123482.
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    11. Response to Mok and Romanelli: Identifying Best Practices for and Utilities of the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcome Assessment Examination. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017 08; 81(6):120. MacDougall C, Brock T. PMID: 28970621.
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    12. A Novel Teaching Tool Combined With Active-Learning to Teach Antimicrobial Spectrum Activity. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017 Mar 25; 81(2):25. MacDougall C. PMID: 28381885.
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    13. An Interprofessional Curriculum on Antimicrobial Stewardship Improves Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Appropriate Antimicrobial Use and Collaboration. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(1):ofw225. MacDougall C, Schwartz BS, Kim L, Nanamori M, Shekarchian S, Chin-Hong PV. PMID: 28480231.
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    14. Beyond Susceptible and Resistant, Part III: Treatment of Infections due to Gram-Negative Organisms Producing Carbapenemases. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Mar-Apr; 21(2):110-9. Narayanan N, Johnson L, MacDougall C. PMID: 27199618.
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    15. Effect of an electronic medical record alert for severe sepsis among ED patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 34(2):185-8. Narayanan N, Gross AK, Pintens M, Fee C, MacDougall C. PMID: 26573784.
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    16. Knowledge and attitudes of doctor of pharmacy students regarding the appropriate use of antimicrobials. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 15; 59 Suppl 3:S162-9. Justo JA, Gauthier TP, Scheetz MH, Chahine EB, Bookstaver PB, Gallagher JC, Hermsen ED, DePestel DD, Ernst EJ, Jacobs DM, Esterly JS, Suda KJ, Olsen KM, Abbo LM, MacDougall C. PMID: 25261543.
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    17. Beyond Susceptible and Resistant, Part II: Treatment of Infections Due to Gram-Negative Organisms Producing Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamases. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jul; 19(3):156-64. Curello J, MacDougall C. PMID: 25309145.
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    18. The nonpharmacologic basis of therapeutics: to get to the next level in interprofessional patient care, pharmacists need to recognize the social and interpersonal aspects of medical decision making. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2012 Jul-Aug; 52(4):454-6. MacDougall C. PMID: 22825222.
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    19. Empiric antifungal therapy in patients with febrile neutropenia. Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Apr; 31(4):369-85. Ferrara JJ, MacDougall C, Gallagher JC. PMID: 21449626.
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    20. Beyond Susceptible and Resistant, Part I: Treatment of Infections Due to Gram-Negative Organisms With Inducible ß-Lactamases. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Jan; 16(1):23-30. Macdougall C. PMID: 22477821.
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    21. National estimates and predictors of prescription medication sample use in the United States, 1999-2005. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2010 Nov-Dec; 50(6):677-85. Macdougall C, Udkow T, Guglielmo BJ, Vittinghoff E, Martin J. PMID: 21071311.
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    22. Topical antacid therapy for capsaicin-induced dermal pain: a poison center telephone-directed study. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jun; 28(5):596-602. Kim-Katz SY, Anderson IB, Kearney TE, MacDougall C, Hudmon KS, Blanc PD. PMID: 20579556.
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    23. Cethromycin: a promising new ketolide antibiotic for respiratory infections. Pharmacotherapy. 2010 Mar; 30(3):290-303. Rafie S, MacDougall C, James CL. PMID: 20180612.
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    24. Daptomycin therapy for vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteremia: a retrospective case series of 30 patients. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Jul; 29(7):792-9. Gallagher JC, Perez ME, Marino EA, LoCastro LG, Abrardo LA, MacDougall C. PMID: 19558253.
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    25. Insights from the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists on antimicrobial stewardship guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 May; 29(5):593-607. Drew RH, White R, MacDougall C, Hermsen ED, Owens RC, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists . PMID: 19397466.
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    26. Trends in antibacterial use in US academic health centers: 2002 to 2006. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Nov 10; 168(20):2254-60. Pakyz AL, MacDougall C, Oinonen M, Polk RE. PMID: 19001203.
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    27. Variability in rates of use of antibacterials among 130 US hospitals and risk-adjustment models for interhospital comparison. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Mar; 29(3):203-11. MacDougall C, Polk RE. PMID: 18257689.
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    28. Update on prevalence and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2007 Dec; 5(6):961-81. Loffler CA, Macdougall C. PMID: 18039081.
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    29. Discordance between ambulatory care clinic and community pharmacy medication databases for HIV-positive patients. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2007 Sep-Oct; 47(5):613-5. Robinson CA, Cocohoba J, MacDougall C, John MD, Guglielmo BJ. PMID: 17848351.
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    30. Measurement of adult antibacterial drug use in 130 US hospitals: comparison of defined daily dose and days of therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Mar 01; 44(5):664-70. Polk RE, Fox C, Mahoney A, Letcavage J, MacDougall C. PMID: 17278056.
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    31. Analysis of empiric antimicrobial strategies for cellulitis in the era of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Jan; 41(1):13-20. Phillips S, MacDougall C, Holdford DA. PMID: 17200425.
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    32. Dextromethorphan abuse in adolescence: an increasing trend: 1999-2004. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006 Dec; 160(12):1217-22. Bryner JK, Wang UK, Hui JW, Bedodo M, MacDougall C, Anderson IB. PMID: 17146018.
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    33. Antimicrobial stewardship programs in health care systems. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2005 Oct; 18(4):638-56. MacDougall C, Polk RE. PMID: 16223951.
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    34. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and fluoroquinolone use. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Aug; 11(8):1197-204. MacDougall C, Harpe SE, Powell JP, Johnson CK, Edmond MB, Polk RE. PMID: 16102307.
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    35. Hospital and community fluoroquinolone use and resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in 17 US hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Aug 15; 41(4):435-40. MacDougall C, Powell JP, Johnson CK, Edmond MB, Polk RE. PMID: 16028149.
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    36. Antimicrobial drug prescribing for pneumonia in ambulatory care. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Mar; 11(3):380-4. MacDougall C, Guglielmo BJ, Maselli J, Gonzales R. PMID: 15757551.
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    37. Pharmacokinetics of valaciclovir. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Jun; 53(6):899-901. MacDougall C, Guglielmo BJ. PMID: 15140857.
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    38. Recent advances in antifungal pharmacotherapy for invasive fungal infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2004 Apr; 2(2):253-68. Gallagher JC, MacDougall C, Ashley ES, Perfect JR. PMID: 15482191.
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