Grand Rounds Speaker February 27: Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal of UC San Francisco

Dr. Gurpreet DhaliwalPresenting at Medicine Grand Rounds on February 27 is Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal, associate professor of clinical medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

His topic: Clinical Problem Solving.

Dr. Dhaliwal is widely recognized for his skill as a clinical diagnostician. At Medicine Grand Rounds, he will narrate his process of clinical reasoning as he evaluates an unknown case presented to him in piecemeal fashion.

The New York Times Health section profiled Dr. Dhaliwal and his diagnostic method in a December 2012 article that contrasts human abilities with those of medical diagnosis software programs.  Read the article

The National Institutes of Health offers Dr. Dhaliwal’s 2008 “Great Teachers – Mysterious Cases” presentation as a videocast in the Clinical Center Grand Rounds series. Watch the video

Dr. Dhaliwal trained in internal medicine at UCSF and served as chief medical resident there before he joined the faculty in 2002. He is based at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he directs the internal medicine student clerkships.

An elected member of the Academy of Medical Educators, Dr. Dhaliwal is the recipient of many awards for his teaching. See a list of highlighted publications

UCSD’s Medicine Grand Rounds is held weekly on Wednesday mornings, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., in the Liebow Auditorium, second floor, Biomedical Sciences Building on the UCSD School of Medicine Campus. There is a hiatus in summer.

To see this year’s schedule and find video viewing information, visit the Medicine Grand Rounds page on the Department of Medicine website.