I approach patient care with the goal of learning about my patients as the unique individuals that they are, by fully appreciating not only their medical histories but also who they are as people. I have found that by getting to know my patients on a personal level, I can better help to offer treatments that align with their values while achieving the obvious goal of treating an acute illness or stabilizing chronic medical conditions. As a Hospital Medicine provider, I also believe strongly that care does not stop at the doors of the hospital, and that linkage to appropriate outpatient services for follow-up and communication with primary care providers are essential to ensuring a smooth transition out of the hospital.
I grew up in Colorado and care deeply about its people and places. When I’m not in the hospital, you’ll find me in the mountains whether it be on foot, bike, skis or in a tent.
Qualifications and experience
- Languages spoken
University of Colorado School of Medicine (2015)
University of Washington (2015)
- Board Certification
Certification Agency Year American Board of Internal Medicine 2018
- Clinical interest for patients
I have several primary clinical interests: 1) the inpatient management of substance use disorders, 2) application of bedside Point of Care Ultrasound, and 3) clinical teaching/didactics for healthcare trainees.
- Research interest for patients
I have been involved with research in the arena of medications for opioid use disorder, particularly in the inpatient setting, as well as curriculum development for interprofessional collaboration in healthcare.
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