Danny L. Sam, MD, FACP
- Education and Training
BS, University of Maryland at College Park
Graduate Studies in Physical Chemistry, University of Maryland at College Park
MD, Howard University School of Medicine
Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, LA County-USC Medical Center
Dr. Danny Sam is an internal medicine physician who joined The Permanente Medical Group in 1989. He has devoted his career to the health and well-being of his patients as well as to medical education, having instructed at Stanford University, UC Davis School of Medicine, and the Kaiser Permanente-Boston University School of Medicine Silicon Valley Branch Campus. In addition, he has been involved in the development of the internal medicine residency program for Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States. Dr. Sam has presented faculty development courses at various regional and national conferences. He is a member of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Curriculum Committee involved in both case and curriculum development. He is an active member of the American College of Physicians.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1989–presentPhysician, Internal MedicinePermanente Medical Group2004–presentProgram Director, Internal Medicine Residency ProgramKaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center2006–presentAssociate Professor of MedicineStanford University School of Medicine2008–presentDirector of Graduate Medical EducationKaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center2014–presentAssistant Professor of Medicine AffiliateUC Davis School of Medicine2015–presentAssistant DeanKaiser Permanente-Boston University School of Medicine Silicon Valley Branch Campus2016–presentAdjunct Associate Professor of Medicine (Affiliate)Boston University School of Medicine2016–presentPhysician Leader, Curriculum CommitteeKaiser Permanente School of Medicine
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 2012Excellence in Teaching Award (Residency)Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center2013Outstanding Resident Teaching AwardKaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center2016Outstanding Contribution to Medical EducationSanta Clara County Medical Association2016Distinguished Teacher/ Mentor AwardNCAL American College Physicians2017Achievement Award, Diabetes ChampionKaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Sha S, Sam D. Shortened Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Atypical Pneumonia due to concern of Allergic Reaction. Poster Presentation/Competition NCAL ACP November 16, 2012.
Levis J, Sam D. Images in Emergency Medicine: Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens. The Permanente Journal. Winter Vol 17, No. 1 page 68 published March 2013. (PMID # 23596373)
Louisell J, Escobar G, Turk B, Skully D, Sam D, Liu V. Outcomes of Patients in the Marked Interval Recovery After Critical Illness With Low Expected Survival (MIRACLES) Study. Chest 2013 Oct 1;144 (4_Meeting Abstract):399A.
Schmittdiel JA, Barrow JC, Wiley D, Ma L, Sam D, Chau CV, Shetterley SM. Improvements in Access and Care Through the Affordable Care Act Am J Manag Care 2017;23(3):e95-e97
Jose Davila, Tom Baudendistal, Abhay Dandekar, Laura Minikel, Danny Sam, Theresa Azevedo, Kathleen Robinson 15th Annual Innovations in Medical Education- USC Keck School of Medicine Poster. “The Professional Development Coach: A Novel Resource for Assisting Struggling Residents” Feb 23, 2018
Liisa Lyon , Erika Barbero, John Wong Jennifer Marie Suga, Danny Sam, Minggui Pan and Michelle Levy: Histologic Grade Is Predictive of Incidence of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations in Metastatic Lung Adenocarcinoma. Medical Sciences, 5(4), 34 December 11, 2017 (PMID# 29232915)
Nikanjam M , Sun A , Albers M, Mangalindin K, Song E , Vempaty H , Sam D, Capparelli EV. Vincristine-associated Neuropathy with Antifungal Usage: A Kaiser Northern California Experience. Journal of Pedi Hematology/Oncology. 40(5)e273-e277, July 2018 (PMID# 29771861)