2023 Excellence in Teaching
The recipient of this award has published research on peer feedback of teaching, physical examination education, and education in quality improvement and patient safety.
Somnath Mookherjee, MD, is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington. His clinical practice is in perioperative medicine and internal medicine consultation. His scholarly work focuses on optimizing clinical teaching.
In recent years, he has published research on peer feedback of teaching, physical examination education, and education in quality improvement and patient safety. He is co-editor of the “Handbook of Clinical Teaching,” co-editor of “Chalk Talks in Internal Medicine: Scripts for Clinical Teaching,” and a co-author of a manual on “Writing Case Reports – A Practical Guide from Conception through Publication.”
Dr. Mookherjee is a faculty member at the University of Washington School of Medicine, a role in which he mentors students and teaches fundamental physicianship skills. As associate director for faculty development in clinical teaching for the UW Center for Learning and Innovation in Medicine Education, Dr. Mookherjee directs the UW Clinical Teaching Certificate Program. He also directs the Faculty Development Program and the Academic Hospitalist Fellowship for the UW Division of General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Mookherjee has been active in SHM since completing the UCSF Fellowship in Academic Hospital Medicine in 2008. He is currently the deputy editor for the Clinical Care Conundrum series for the Journal of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Mookherjee completed his training in internal medicine at UW in 2007. After his time at UCSF, he returned to the UW DGIM in 2012.
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