Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP
- Education and Training
BS, California State University, Fullerton
MD, University of California, Los Angeles
Postdoctoral Training, Family Medicine, Kaiser Foundation Hospital Los Angeles
Dr. Timothy Munzing is an established family medicine physician and also a professor. Dr. Munzing has researched, written about, and presented information on a wide variety of topics such as managing family medicine residency programs, teaching time management and team building skills to medical residents, cancer screening and survivor surveillance, management of congestive heart failure, diabetes management, and appropriate opioid prescribing.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1985–presentFamily Medicine PhysicianSouthern California Permanente Medical Group1988–1995Assistant Clinical ProfessorUCLA School of Nursing1988–presentProgram DirectorKaiser Permanente Orange County Family Medicine Residency Program1990–1998Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, Irvine1998–2005Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, Irvine1998–2005Member, Board of DirectorsOrange County Academy of Family Physicians (OCAFP)2005–presentFull Clinical Professor, Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, Irvine
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 2005–2017Physicians of Excellence AwardOrange County Medical Association and Orange Coast Magazine2013Family Physician of The Year, Orange CountySouthern California Permanente Medical Group2016Physician of the YearOrange County Medical Association and Orange Coast Magazine2017Nikitas J. Zervanos Family Medicine Outstanding Program Director AwardAmerican Academy of Family Physicians and Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors2017Hero of Family MedicineCalifornia Academy of Family Physicians
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Prislin MD, Fitzpatrick C, Munzing T, Oravetz P, Radecki S. Ambulatory Primary Care Medical Education in Managed Care and Non-Managed Care Settings. Family Medicine 1996;28:478-483.
Contributing comments to the book: Physicians as Leaders: Who, How, and Why Not?, authors – McKenna MK, Pugno PA. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. 2006.
“Chronic Opioid Monitoring Among KPOC Family Medicine Residents; Kaiser Permanente Orange County Family Medicine Residency Program”; September 2016; Kaiser Permanente Southern California Family Medicine Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada
“Physician Appropriate Opioid Prescribing and Overprescribing”, April 2016, Residency Program Solutions Workshop, Kansas City, MO.
“Physician Appropriate Opioid Prescribing and Overprescribing”, March 2016, Kaiser Permanente Orange County Family Medicine Residency Conference, Santa Ana, CA.
“Physician Opioid Overprescribing – A Medical Expert’s Insight into Extreme Departures and its Relation to Prosecution”, March 2016, Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Prosecution Seminar, Santa Ana, CA.
“Physician Appropriate Opioid Prescribing and Overprescribing”, February 2016, Kaiser Permanente Riverside Family Medicine Residency and University of California Riverside Internal Medicine Residency Conference, Riverside, CA.
“Combatting the Epidemic of Opioid Overprescribing”, January 2016, Kaiser Permanente Orange County Family Medicine Department Conference (>100 attendees), Anaheim, California
“America in Crisis: Combatting the Epidemic of Opioid Overprescribing”, October 2015, State of California Health Quality Enforcement (Deputy Attorneys General) Conference, San Diego [Co-presenter – Tom Lenox – Supervising Special Agent – DEA – Tactical Diversion Squad]
“Seven Habits of Responsible Opioid Prescribing”, July 2015 – Kaiser Permanente Orange County Family Medicine Conference, Santa Ana, CA.