Preetha Basaviah, MD
Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
Evidence-based management of community-acquired pneumonia
Resident-as-Teacher curriculum development
Medical education area of concentration program development
Preetha Basaviah, MD, is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University where she serves as Director of the Practice of Medicine Course for Stanford medical students, an Educator for CARE (Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, Advocacy), and as inpatient and outpatient attending. For over a decade, Dr. Basaviah has led doctoring courses and developed clinical skills curricula for medical students to introduce them to hospital and outpatient clinical setting culture and experiences. In addition, she teaches and mentors residents in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She has written articles and book chapters in these areas of medical education (hospital medicine, bedside medicine, cultural competency, cardiac auscultation curricula, feedback, information literacy, discharge process, and communicating professionalism). She has served as Harvard Macy Scholar, UCSF Teaching Scholar, Stanford Faculty Development Center scholar and Stanford Faculty Fellow. She has won numerous awards as an educator, most recently the 2011 SGIM National Award for Medical Education Scholarship. She serves on the board of her alma mater, Brown U. Medical School.