David Elkin, MD

Area of Interest: Narrative Medicine (including health humanities, social sciences, ethics and philosophy)
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I am a clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF, co-coordinator for medical student education and co-director of the Consultation Liaison Service at ZSFG. I also head the hospital's Physician Well-Being Committee, am an active member of the hospital's ethics committee, and serve as a physician sponsor for Schwartz Rounds. My areas of interest include education and pedagogy, critical thinking, ethics and the medical humanities.


The Unbefriended Patient: An Exercise in Ethical Clinical Reasoning.

Journal of general internal medicine

Connor DM, Elkin GD, Lee K, Thompson V, Whelan H