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  • Italo Milton Brown

    Italo Milton Brown

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioItalo M. Brown, MD MPH is a Board-certified Emergency Physician, an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine, and Health Equity & Social Justice Curriculum Thread Lead at Stanford University School of Medicine. Throughout his career, Italo has been at the frontlines of social medicine and health equity. Italo is the current Chief Impact Officer of T.R.A.P. Medicine, a barbershop-based wellness initiative that leverages the cultural capital of barbershops to address the physical and emotional health of Black men and boys. He is a former board member of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign, an organization that spearheads statewide advocacy efforts in support of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare/Medicaid Reform. Italo trained at Jacobi Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center, two Bronx Hospitals ranked among the top 20 busiest ERs in the country. In 2017, the National Minority Quality Forum named Italo among the 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health. An avid writer, Italo served with the ABC News Medical Unit, and has contributed health equity & wellness commentary to The New York Times, NPR, USA Today, GQ, Men's Fitness, and Bloomberg. Recently, Italo was selected to be among clinician leaders in access to care for the recurring Health Equity Leaders Roundtable, a new initiative by the White House Office of Public Engagement.

  • Holly Caretta-Weyer

    Holly Caretta-Weyer

    Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioHolly Caretta-Weyer is currently Associate Residency Program Director and Director of Evaluation and Assessment for the Stanford University Emergency Medicine Residency Program as well as EPA/CBME Implementation Lead at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Caretta-Weyer attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health where she graduated Alpha Omega Alpha with Honors in Research. She loved being a Badger so much that she stayed for her Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Wisconsin where she was also Chief Resident. Dr. Caretta-Weyer then moved to the West Coast where she completed her Medical Education Scholarship Fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and completed her Masters in Health Professions Education (MHPE) at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She is a PhD candidate at Maastricht University studying residency selection in a competency-based system in March of 2021.

    While at OHSU, Dr. Caretta-Weyer worked as a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency pilot team and was a founding member of the OHSU undergraduate medical education entrustment committee. She continues to be involved with the national AAMC Core EPA Pilot through her continued collaboration with the OHSU team. Through this process she has gained valuable experience in working to define programmatic assessment, formulate summative entrustment decisions, and more seamlessly bridge the transition from undergraduate to graduate medical education, all of which are key initiatives within medical education.

    Dr. Caretta-Weyer is also the PI on a $1.3M AMA Reimagining Residency Grant focused on redesigning assessment across the continuum of emergency medicine training and introducing predictive learning analytics to the process. She is a Visiting Scholar with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) examining summative entrustment decision-making by competency committees and its implications for initial certification. She is additionally a member of the International Competency-Based Medical Education (ICBME) Collaborators, a group that seeks to further research on CBME around the world.

    Dr. Caretta-Weyer's education research interests focus on the implementation of competency-based education and assessment across the continuum of medical education, summative entrustment and promotion decision-making processes, residency selection in a competency-based system, and the development of learner handovers to span key transitions in the educational continuum. When not focusing on her administrative and education research interests, Dr. Caretta-Weyer can be found kayaking, hiking, cycling, playing volleyball, or cheering on her favorite sports teams including the Wisconsin Badgers and Milwaukee Brewers.

  • Andrew Lee Chu, MD

    Andrew Lee Chu, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioDr. Chu is a board-certified emergency medicine physician. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

    He received his applied research fellowship training in healthcare innovation at Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Harvard.

    Dr. Chu also earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Harvard and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Quantic School of Business and Technology.

    He has published in Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training, the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, and other peer-reviewed publications. Topics include the use of smartphone applications to help clinicians and trainees manage emergencies at the patient’s bedside.

    Dr. Chu has created award-winning apps that provide digital reference tools containing clinical protocols, resources, and other content. These tools focus on acute life-threatening illnesses, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support.

    He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, and Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.

  • Peter D'Souza

    Peter D'Souza

    Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioDr. D'Souza's clinical practice is in Emergency Medicine at Stanford Hospital. He has a strong interest in Emergency Medical Services and pre-hospital care. He currently serves as medical advisor for the Palo Alto Fire Department, Mountain View Fire Department, and Santa Clara Fire Department. He serves as the Department Liaison to the Trauma Service. He previously served as Medical Director for Stanford Life Flight and course director for the Stanford EMT Training Program. His research interests include treatment of neurological emergencies and variability in trauma care.

  • Bernard Dannenberg

    Bernard Dannenberg

    Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsPediatric Pain Management and Sedation

  • Debadutta (Dev) Dash, MD, MPH

    Debadutta (Dev) Dash, MD, MPH

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioDr. Dash is an emergency medicine physician. He delivers care in the Stanford Health Care level 1 trauma center. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    He received fellowship training in clinical informatics at Stanford Health Care. He earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Harvard University.

    His research interests include computer vision and natural language processing. He is also interested in quality assurance and quality improvement in digital health initiatives.

    Other research projects of Dr. Dash include development of an image classification algorithm that helps predict hypoxic outcomes. He also worked on the development of a hardware and software system designed to provide real-time feedback about cardiac function at the patient’s bedside.

    Dr. Dash was vice president of the American Medical Informatics Association Clinical Fellows while completing his fellowship. He was also a post-doctoral research fellow at the Stanford University Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine & Imaging.

    He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

    He speaks English and Oriya fluently. He also speaks, reads, and writes Japanese and Spanish with intermediate competence.

    His interests outside of patient care include piano, computer programming, sustainable energy projects, and cooking multi-course East Asian meals.