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A Time-Honored Ritual of Care and Trust

The bedside encounter between a patient and physician is central to the practice of medicine. This time-honored ritual provides the basis for trust and healing for the patient, but is also an important source of fulfillment and satisfaction for the physician. It is fundamental to accurate diagnosis and high-quality patient-centered care.

The Society of Bedside Medicine is a global community of physician educators dedicated to bedside teaching and improving physical examination and diagnostic skills. The purpose of the society is to foster a culture of bedside medicine through deliberate practice and teaching, and by encouraging innovation in education and research on the role of the clinical encounter in 21st century medicine.


Board of Directors

 

  Brian Garibaldi, Co-President  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  Brian T. Garibaldi, MD is the Associate Program Director of the Osler Medicine Residency Training Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is the Co-president of the SBM and a Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellow in the Clinical Transaction through the New York Academy of Medicine.

Brian Garibaldi, Co-President
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Brian T. Garibaldi, MD is the Associate Program Director of the Osler Medicine Residency Training Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is the Co-president of the SBM and a Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellow in the Clinical Transaction through the New York Academy of Medicine.

  John Kugler, Co-President  Stanford University  John Kugler, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Medicine 25 Skills Symposium and the co-president of the SBM.

John Kugler, Co-President
Stanford University

John Kugler, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Medicine 25 Skills Symposium and the co-president of the SBM.

  Stephen W. Russell, Co-Director of Communications and Outreach  University of Alabama, Birmingham  Stephen W. Russell, MD is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Alabama (UAB). He is Director of the Art in Medicine Program at UAB and teaches bedside medicine to learners in the inpatient and outpatient setting. He is Co-Director of Communications and Outreach of SBM.

Stephen W. Russell, Co-Director of Communications and Outreach
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Stephen W. Russell, MD is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Alabama (UAB). He is Director of the Art in Medicine Program at UAB and teaches bedside medicine to learners in the inpatient and outpatient setting. He is Co-Director of Communications and Outreach of SBM.

  Maja Artandi, Co-Director of Communications and Outreach  Stanford University  Maja Artandi is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. She is dedicated to improving the bedside teaching in Stanford's primary care clinics and the outpatient setting in general. She has taken the lead on developing curricular materials appropriate for the outpatient teaching setting.

Maja Artandi, Co-Director of Communications and Outreach
Stanford University

Maja Artandi is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. She is dedicated to improving the bedside teaching in Stanford's primary care clinics and the outpatient setting in general. She has taken the lead on developing curricular materials appropriate for the outpatient teaching setting.

  Lars Osterberg, Treasurer  Stanford University  Lars Osterberg is a Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and is the director of the Educators 4 Care Program. In this role he seeks to improve the clinical skills teaching and mentoring of Stanford medical students.

Lars Osterberg, Treasurer
Stanford University

Lars Osterberg is a Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and is the director of the Educators 4 Care Program. In this role he seeks to improve the clinical skills teaching and mentoring of Stanford medical students.

  Andy Elder, Advisor/Founder  University of Edinburgh, Scotland  Andrew Elder, MD is Honorary Professor at the Edinburgh Medical School, Scotland, UK. He is Medical Director of MRCP(UK) examinations, which include PACES, the largest international postgraduate assessment of bedside clinical skills, and collaborates with Dr. Verghese in the Stanford 25 program. He was a founding member and serves on the board of SBM.

Andy Elder, Advisor/Founder
University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Andrew Elder, MD is Honorary Professor at the Edinburgh Medical School, Scotland, UK. He is Medical Director of MRCP(UK) examinations, which include PACES, the largest international postgraduate assessment of bedside clinical skills, and collaborates with Dr. Verghese in the Stanford 25 program. He was a founding member and serves on the board of SBM.

  Sharon Onguti, Secretary  Southern Illinois University  Sharon Onguti, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Southern Illinois University. She also serves as an Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine. She is the Secretary of SBM.

Sharon Onguti, Secretary
Southern Illinois University

Sharon Onguti, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Southern Illinois University. She also serves as an Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine. She is the Secretary of SBM.

  Sonoo Thadaney, Founding Board Member  Stanford University  MBA. Executive director, Stanford Presence Center. Sonoo is a Stanford-Intrapreneur, working with faculty, senior leadership and off campus partners to build academic courses/degrees, centers, programs and initiatives. Prior to Stanford, she spent 27 years as as an entrepreneur in film making, high technology, consulting, mediation and executive coaching.

Sonoo Thadaney, Founding Board Member
Stanford University

MBA. Executive director, Stanford Presence Center. Sonoo is a Stanford-Intrapreneur, working with faculty, senior leadership and off campus partners to build academic courses/degrees, centers, programs and initiatives. Prior to Stanford, she spent 27 years as as an entrepreneur in film making, high technology, consulting, mediation and executive coaching.

  Junaid Zaman, Founding Board Member  Imperial College London, Stanford University, Cedars Sinai Medical Center  Junaid Zaman, MA, BMBCh, MRCP, obtained his medical degree from University of Oxford. He recently completed a 2 year postdoctoral Fulbright BHF Scholarship at Stanford, where he regularly contributed to the Stanford 25 Bedside Medicine Program. He has won teaching awards for his bedside teaching at Oxford and Imperial College London. He brings a transatlantic perspective to SBM from his post-graduate training in the US and UK.

Junaid Zaman, Founding Board Member
Imperial College London, Stanford University, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Junaid Zaman, MA, BMBCh, MRCP, obtained his medical degree from University of Oxford. He recently completed a 2 year postdoctoral Fulbright BHF Scholarship at Stanford, where he regularly contributed to the Stanford 25 Bedside Medicine Program. He has won teaching awards for his bedside teaching at Oxford and Imperial College London. He brings a transatlantic perspective to SBM from his post-graduate training in the US and UK.

 

Board Members are the voting members of the Society of Bedside Medicine.

 

Advisory Council

 

  Abraham Verghese, Advisor/Founder  Stanford University  Abraham Verghese, MD is the Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor and Vice Chair for the Theory & Practice of Medicine, Stanford University. He founded the Stanford Medicine 25 and the Stanford Presence Center. He serves on the Advisory Council of SBM.

Abraham Verghese, Advisor/Founder
Stanford University

Abraham Verghese, MD is the Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor and Vice Chair for the Theory & Practice of Medicine, Stanford University. He founded the Stanford Medicine 25 and the Stanford Presence Center. He serves on the Advisory Council of SBM.

  Stephen McGee, Advisor  University of Washington  Steve McGee is currently Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, where for the last 35 years he has worked at the Seattle VA Medical Center. He supervises medical students who rotate through the VA and frequently attends at morning report, the General Medicine wards and the Infectious Diseases service. His favorite teaching activity is bedside rounds, which he conducts twice weekly with medical students and chief residents.

Stephen McGee, Advisor
University of Washington

Steve McGee is currently Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, where for the last 35 years he has worked at the Seattle VA Medical Center. He supervises medical students who rotate through the VA and frequently attends at morning report, the General Medicine wards and the Infectious Diseases service. His favorite teaching activity is bedside rounds, which he conducts twice weekly with medical students and chief residents.

 

Institutional Founding Members

 
 

Institutional Members

 
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2017-2018 Annual Report for the Society of Bedside Medicine

2017-2018 was an exciting year for the Society of Bedside Medicine, Read our annual report here.