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Contributors

Editors

MARK C. HENDERSON, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Vice Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Dean for Admissions
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, California

LAWRENCE M. TIERNEY, JR., MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Associate Chief of Medical Service
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
San Francisco, California

GERALD W. SMETANA, MD
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Contributors

Naheed R. Abbasi, MD
Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey


Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Division,
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio;
Staff Physician, South Texas Veterans Health Care System
San Antonio, Texas


Miya E. Allen, MD
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal
Medicine, University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Antonio Anzueto, MD
Department of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of
Texas Health Science Center and the South Texas Veterans
Health Care System
San Antonio, Texas


Kenneth A. Arndt, MD
Co-director, SkinCare Physicians
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts;
Adjunct Professor of Dermatology, Brown Medical School;
Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Dermatology),
Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, New Hampshire;
Clinical Professor of Dermatology Emeritus, Harvard
Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Paul B. Aronowitz, MD
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, California Pacific
Medical Center
San Francisco, California


Matthew C. Baker, MD
Harvard Medical School, MS IV
Boston, Massachusetts


Jason J. S. Barton, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor and Canada Research Chair, Departments of Medicine
(Neurology), Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and
Psychology, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Carol K. Bates, MD
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine;
Assistant Dean for Faculty
Affairs, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Thomas E. Baudendistel, MD
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Kaiser Oakland
Oakland, California


John Wolfe Blotzer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine,
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pennsylvania;
Rheumatology, York Hospital
York, Pennsylvania


Alexander R. Carbo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Hospitalist, Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Dayana Carcamo-Molina, MD
Resident Physician, Internal Medicine Department, Kaiser
Permanente Medical Center
Oakland, California


Deborah Lynn Cardell, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of General Medicine,
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas


Gina R. Chacon, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan


Helen K. Chew, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of
Hematology and Oncology, University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Roger Chou, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of
Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology,
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon


Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP
Hugh R. Sharp, Jr. Chair of Medicine, Christina Care
Health System
Newark, Delaware;
Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Michelle V. Conde, MD, FACP
Staff Physician, South Texas Veterans Health Care System,
Audie L. Murphy Division;
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Medicine,
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas


Filippo Cremonini, MD, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Richard A. Deyo, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente Professor of Evidence-Based Family Medicine,
Department of Family Medicine and Department of Medicine,
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon


Francesca C. Dwamena, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, Interim Chair, Department of Internal
Medicine, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan


Nephertiti Efeovbokhan, MD
Resident Physician, Department of Internal Medicine,
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan


Aaron E. Falk, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Internal Medicine,
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California


Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Professor and Associate Program Director,
Department of Internal Medicine, University of
California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Sara B. Fazio, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


David S. Fefferman, MD
Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts;
Private Practice, Digestive Health Associates
Stoneham, Massachusetts


David Feinbloom, MD
Hospital Medicine Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Robert D. Ficalora, MD
Senior Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota


Faith T. Fitzgerald, MD
Professor of Medicine and Director of Humanities and
Bioethics, University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, California


Auguste H. Fortin VI, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine,
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut


Steven Gelber, MD, MPH
Physician, Kaiser Permanente
Santa Rosa, California


Mona A. Gohara, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of
Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut


John D. Goodson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts


Laurie M. Gordon, MD
Instructor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Emmy M. Graber, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Boston University School of
Medicine and Boston Medical Center;
Director, Cosmetic and Laser Center, Boston University;
Associate Director, Resident Training Program, Boston
University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts


Michelle M. Guidry, MD
Assistant Professor, Tulane University Health Science Center
New Orleans, Louisiana


David R. Gutknecht, MD
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency,
Geisinger Health System
Danville, Pennsylvania


Mary E. Harris, MD
Internal Medicine Residency Director, Geisinger Health System
Danville, Pennsylvania


Mark C. Henderson, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Vice Chair, Department of
Internal Medicine, Associate Dean for Admissions, University of
California, Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, California


Calvin H. Hirsch, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine (Geriatrics) and Public
Health Sciences, Division of General Medicine, University of
California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California


Zachary B. Holt, MD
Associate Physician, Department of Internal Medicine,
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California


David F. Jacobson, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director, Department of Medicine, California
Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California


Craig R. Keenan, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of
California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California


Ciarán P. Kelly, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Melanie M. Kingsley, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser
Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Indiana University
School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana


Veera Pavan Kotaru, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine,
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan


Helaina Laks Kravitz, MD
Student Health and Counseling Services, University of
California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Richard L. Kravitz, MD, MSPH, FACP
Division of General Medicine, University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Randall E. Lee, MD, FACP
Staff Gastroenterologist, Veterans Affairs Northern California
Healthcare System, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, California


Anthony Lembo, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;
Director of Gastrointestinal Motility Center, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Peter A. Lio, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Department
of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School
of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois


Timothy S. Loo, MD
Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine
and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Catherine R. Lucey, MD, FACP
Vice Dean for Education, University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine
San Francisco, California


Iris Ma, MD
Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University
Medical Center
Stanford, California


Diego Maselli, MD
Department of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of
Texas Health Science Center and the South Texas Veterans
Health Care System
San Antonio, Texas


Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD
Chief of Gastroenterology, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California
San Francisco, California


Felipe J. Molina, MD
Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine
and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Jason A. Nieuwsma, PhD
Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical Center;
Associate Director, Veterans Affairs Mental Health and
Chaplaincy Program
Durham, North Carolina


Thuan Ong, MD, MPH
Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington
Seattle, Washington


Jane E. O'Rorke, MD, FACP
Professor, Division of General Medicine, Department of
Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas


Jay I. Peters, MD
Professor of Medicine; Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at
San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas


Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD
Mary Gertrude Waters Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Disease;
Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Biophysics,
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama


Daniel Press, MD
Staff Neurologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center;
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Erika E. Reid, MD
Dermatology Resident, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Michael Ronthal, MB, BCh, FRCP
Professor, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Stephany Sanchez, MD
Physician, Sacramento County Department of Health and
Human Services and Department of Internal Medicine,
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Amarpreet S. Sandhu, DO
Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, California


Mysti D. W. Schott, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General
Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas


Jessica Sheehan, MD
Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon, North Shore Center
for Medical Aesthetics,
Lake Forest Northwestern Hospital
Chicago, Illinois


Amandeep Shergill, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of
Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco
Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California
San Francisco, California


Amy N. Ship, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Richard J. Simons, MD
Professor of Medicine, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs,
Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pennsylvania


Gerald W. Smetana, MD
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center;
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


M. E. Beth Smith, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Department of
Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon
Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon


Robert C. Smith, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine,
College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan


Malathi Srinivasan, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine,
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California


Daniel J. Sullivan, MD, MPH
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center;
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts


Nicole A. Swallow, MD, FACP
Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University,
Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania


Sara L. Swenson, MD
Associate Program Director, Department of Medicine, California
Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California


Daniel Tarsy, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Anjala Tess, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Hospital Medicine,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr., MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco;
Associate Chief of Medical Service, Veterans Affairs
Medical Center
San Francisco, California


Emily S. Wang, MD
Staff Physician, South Texas Veterans Health Care System,
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of
Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas


Jeff Wiese, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean, Graduate Medical
Education, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana


John W. Williams, Jr., MD, MHSc
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Behavioral Science,
Duke University Medical Center and Durham Veterans Affairs
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care
Durham, North Carolina


Mark C. Wilson, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical
Education, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, Iowa


Christopher M. Wittich, MD, PharmD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General
Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota


Michael H. Zaroukian, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS
Professor of Medicine, Michigan State University;
Vice President & Chief Medical Information Officer
Sparrow Health System
Lansing, Michigan


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