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Donna Zulman

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    795 Willow Rd MC 152 Menlo Park, CA 94025
    Tel Work (650) 493-5000 Fax (650) 617-2736
  • Academic Offices
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    Email Tel (650) 725-7747
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Instructor, Division of General Medical Disciplines, Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University (2011 - present)
  • Core Faculty, Clinical Excellence Research Center (2011 - present)
  • Investigator, Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (2011 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Career Development Award, VA Health Services Research & Development (2013-2018)
  • Milton W. Hamolsky Junior Faculty Scientific Presentation Award, Society for General Internal Medicine (2013)
  • Teaching Award for Division of General Medical Disciplines, Stanford University (2012)
  • Clinical Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (2008-2011)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2004)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
Residency: University of Michigan School of Medicine MI (2008)
Medical Education: UCLA - School of Medicine CA (2005)
BA: Human Biology, Stanford University (2000)
MD: University of California, Los Angeles (2005)
MS: Health and Health Care Research; Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan (2010)



Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Donna Zulman, MD, MS, is a health services researcher and general internist in the Division of General Medical Disciplines at Stanford University, and at the Center for Health Care Evaluation in the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Dr. Zulman received her MD from the University of California, Los Angeles. After completing a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, she received a Masters in Health and Health Care Research through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor VA. Her research focuses on improving health care delivery for patients with multiple chronic conditions and complex medical and social needs, and optimizing health-related technology to personalize care and improve outcomes for high-risk patients. Dr. Zulman is currently supported by a VA Health Services Research & Development Career Development Award. Her research about patient-provider priority concordance and the inclusion of complex, older adults in clinical trials has been featured in The New York Times.


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