Kalpana Nathan, MD


Individual Partner: Kalpana Nathan, MD., Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, added qualifications in Addiction and Forensic Psychiatry, Clinical Associate Professor (affiliated), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

Preferred Contactkalpana.nathan@va.gov  knathan@stanford.edu  kalnathan@yahoo.com
Key Words: Resident in: United States of America; Working in: United States of America; Areas of Interest in VBP: Education, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Publications/CUP series, Publications/Clinical applications of Philosophy in the Practice of Medicine, Research/philosophy, Ethical aspects of Psychiatric Practice; Teaching/Writing; Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Ethics, Law, Medical humanities/writing/especially the intersection between Philosophy and Psychiatry; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health/General, Mental health/Addiction Medicine, Physician Well-being

Brief Description of Work
:After completing my residency and research fellowship at Stanford, I worked briefly at the San Francisco General Hospital/UCSF, then moved to the Palo Alto VA Hospital.  I have enjoyed working and teaching in various settings, both inpatient and outpatient, private and public sectors. I am board certified in General, Addiction and Forensic Psychiatry. I am particularly interested in incorporating VBP into the curriculum for medical students.  I was honored to receive the outstanding community clerkship preceptor award in 2010, and the Arthur L. Bloomfield Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Teaching of Clinical Medicine in 2015, at Stanford University.