Dan Wheeler, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Amherst CollegeB.A.2007American Studies
    University of Minnesota Medical SchoolM.D.2012
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2015Internal Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoChief Residency2016Internal Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    University of Minnesota Medical School2011Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    University of Minnesota Medical School2011Gold Humanism Honor Society
    University of Minnesota Medical School2012Dr. James Rubin Memorial Fund Award
    University of California, San Francisco2014Chief Resident, Department of Medicine
    University of Minnesota, internal medicine residency program2018Faculty Teacher of the Year
    University of California, San Francisco2021Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators

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    Dan Wheeler is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF and a Senior Associate Program Director for the UCSF internal medicine residency program. Clinically, Dan works as a hospitalist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, caring for veterans on the inpatient wards and in the Veterans' Integrated Perioperative (VIP) Clinic.

    In his role as Senior Associate Program Director, Dan oversees resident mentoring and advising and directs professional development for the program's chief residents. He is passionate about clinical teaching and creating supportive, inclusive learning environments in medicine. He is the lead author of a paper that provides medical educators with a toolkit for responding to microaggressions from patients director toward trainees, and has facilitated numerous local, regional, and national workshops on this topic. Prior to his arrival at UCSF, Dan served as curriculum committee chair for the University of Minnesota internal medicine residency program, where he was named 2018 Faculty Teacher of the Year. In 2021, he was inducted into UCSF's Academy of Medical Educators.

    Dan is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his residency and chief residency at UCSF.
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    1. Comprehensive Assessment of Clinical Learning Environments to Drive Improvement: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Program. Teach Learn Med. 2023 Oct-Dec; 35(5):565-576. Bernal J, Cresalia N, Fuller J, Gin B, Laves E, Lupton K, Malkina A, Marmor A, Wheeler D, Williams M, van Schaik S. PMID: 36001491.
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    2. How to facilitate an unscripted morning report case conference. Clin Teach. 2020 08; 17(4):360-365. Lessing JN, Wheeler DJ, Beaman J, Diaz MJ, Dhaliwal G. PMID: 31749299.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Twelve tips for responding to microaggressions and overt discrimination: When the patient offends the learner. Med Teach. 2019 10; 41(10):1112-1117. Wheeler DJ, Zapata J, Davis D, Chou C. PMID: 30277121.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. When the Script Doesn't Fit: An Exercise in Clinical Reasoning. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 07; 32(7):836-840. Wheeler DJ, Cascino T, Sharpe BA, Connor DM. PMID: 28337688; PMCID: PMC5481232.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Seeing Wisely. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 02; 32(2):139. Wheeler DJ, Mihara K, Chiovaro J. PMID: 27896695; PMCID: PMC5264688.
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    6. Specialty Care Access in the Safety Net-the Role of Public Hospitals and Health Systems. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(1):566-581. Makaroun LK, Bowman C, Duan K, Handley N, Wheeler DJ, Pierluissi E, Chen AH. PMID: 28239019.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Evaluation of a Resident-Led Project to Decrease Phlebotomy Rates in the Hospital: Think Twice, Stick Once. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 05 01; 176(5):708-10. Wheeler D, Marcus P, Nguyen J, Kwong A, Khaki AR, Valencia V, Moriates C. PMID: 27043912.
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    8. Inter-laboratory variability in in vitro spinal segment flexibility testing. J Biomech. 2011 Sep 02; 44(13):2383-7. Wheeler DJ, Freeman AL, Ellingson AM, Nuckley DJ, Buckley JM, Scheer JK, Crawford NR, Bechtold JE. PMID: 21764061.
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    9. Biomechanical comparison of transosseous versus suture anchor repair of the subscapularis tendon. Arthroscopy. 2010 Apr; 26(4):444-50. Wheeler DJ, Garabekyan T, Lugo R, Buckley JM, Jones C, Lotz M, Lotz JC, Ma CB. PMID: 20362822.
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