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
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.
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.