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Vivek Krishna Murthy, M.D., M.Sc.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Spanish

Research Interests: Diagnostic expertise; Clinical reasoning; Medical education; Global health

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Nelson/Harvey Building, Suite 215
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Background

Dr. Vivek Krishna Murthy is a clinician-educator and Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed a B.A. in Public Health Studies at Johns Hopkins University and an M.Sc. in Pharmacology at the University of Oxford. He earned his M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at the University of California San Francisco.

His professional interests include medical education, applying cognitive expertise research to medical training, clinical problem-solving, and the study of diagnostic expertise.

He has been recognized by the UCSF School of Medicine with the Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished Housestaff.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • New York University School of Medicine (2013)

Residencies

  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Murthy VK, O'Brien B, Dhaliwal G. An Inquiry into the Early Careers of Master Clinicians. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. Accepted: 6/15/2018; publication pending.

Ueda SM, Yap KL, Davison B, Tian Y, Murthy V, Wang TL, Visvanathan K, Kuhajda FP, Bristow RE, Shang H, Shih IM. Expression of Fatty Acid Synthase Depends on NAC1 and is Associated with Recurrent Ovarian Serous Carcinomas. Journal of Oncology, vol. 2010; 2010: article ID 285191.

Murthy VK. An Open Letter to My Patient Mrs. B. Clinical Correlations, The NYU Langone Online Journal of Medicine 2012.

Murthy VK, Horowitz HW, Pham VP, Levis WR. Giant PPD Reaction with Positive Quantiferon-TB Gold in a Patient with Lepromatous Leprosy. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2012; 11(10): 1151.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • UCSF SOM Class of 2015, Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished Housestaff, University of California, San Francisco, 2015
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, NYU School of Medicine, 2012
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 2008
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