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Craig Gunderson, MD, SFHM

Associate Professor; Associate Chief of Staff, Hospital Operations, VACT; Deputy Executive Director, National Hospital Medicine Program, VHA

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Craig Gunderson, MD, SFHM


Education & Training

  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2003)
  • Medical Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT (2002)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (1999)
  • BA
    Dartmouth College (1991)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Finalist, Best Hospital Medicine Abstract, “Risk of Intestinal Necrosis with Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate(kayexalate): A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.”Society of General Internal Medicine2021
Senior Fellow in Hospital MedicineSociety of Hospital Medicine2020
Top 10% of peer reviewersJournal of Hospital Medicine2018
Best Research Poster, “Derivation of a Clinical Model to Predict Unchanged Transthoracic Echocardiograms.”Society of Hospital Medicine2017
Fellow in Hospital MedicineSociety of Hospital Medicine2016
Asghar Rastegar Award for Teacher of the Year at the VA Healthcare SystemYale Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program2015
Finalist, Best Research Poster award, “Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients with Cellulitis and Erysipelas: A systematic review and meta-analysis.”Society of Hospital Medicine2013
Samuel D. Kushlan AwardYale Medical School Department of Internal Medicine2001

Professional Service

Society of Hospital MedicineVHA Special Interest Group2020 - Present
Journal of General Internal MedicineAssociate Editor2020 - Present
Department of Veteran AffairsField Advisory Board2019 - Present
Department of Veteran AffairsVISN1 Hospital Medicine Chief Consultant2019 - Present
VACT Physician Utilization Management Advisor (PUMA)Member2018 - Present
Department of Veteran AffairsNational Academic Hospitalist Work Group2017 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicineMember2016 - Present
Department of Veteran AffairsVHA Academic Hospitalist Committee2014 - 2017
Society of Hospital MedicineReviewer National Meeting Abstract Submissions2014 - Present
Society of Hospital MedicineMember2013 - Present
Yale Medical School Department Internal Medicine Residency Selection CommitteeMember2011 - Present

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