Faculty Profiles

Daphne Lo, MD
M_MED-GERI-CORE
Assistant Professor

4150 Clement St
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-221-4810 ext. 4453

Dr. Lo is a clinician educator and researcher in the Division of Geriatrics. Dr. Lo is dedicated to leading and inspiring others to create a kinder, more compassionate, knowledgeable, and just world in which all members of society are valuable and important.


Through teaching, education leadership, education research, and clinical care, Dr. Lo aims to improve knowledge, skills, and systems by changing cultural and institutional biases against older adults. She is currently an education leader in undergraduate medical education, developing, implementing, and evaluating curricula for various learners, and engaging in interprofessional education research.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA M.A.Ed 2016
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Fellow Geriatrics 2016
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Fellow Geriatrics 2015
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO Resident Internal Medicine, Primary Care 2014
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO Intern Internal Medicine, Primary Care 2012
Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO M.D. 2011
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY B.S. Animal Science 2006

Interests

Geriatrics, health professions education, interprofessional, medical education

Awards and Honors
2017   UCSF Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California San Francisco, 2017
2017   Cooke Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of California San Francisco, 2017
2015   UCSF Geriatrics Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award, University of California San Francisco, 2015
2014   Outstanding Ambulatory R3 Award, University of Colorado Denver, 2014
2013   Hergott Heart of Medicine Award. First place award for narrative medicine piece., University of Colorado Denver, 2013
2012   UCSF Division of Geriatrics Scholarship Award, University of California San Francisco, 2012
2011   Smith, Richter, Sackman Service Award for service and contribution to Saint Louis University School, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2011
2011   Donald W Bussmann Award for loyalty and service to medical school admissions at Saint Louis Universi, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2011
2010   Alpha Sigma Nu, National Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2010
2010   Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2010
2010   Gold Humanism Honor Society, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2010

Recent Articles (5)

Lo D, Zhang N, Eubank K, Harper GM, Yukawa M, O'Brien B. Changing Spaces and Learning Environments to Improve Inpatient Interprofessional Education for Internal Medicine Residents. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Jun; 9(3):374-375.

Lum HD, Lo D, Hooker S, Bekelman DB. Caregiving in heart failure: relationship quality is associated with caregiver benefit finding and caregiver burden. Heart Lung. 2014 Jul-Aug; 43(4):306-10.

Lo D, Grossberg GT. Use of memantine for the treatment of dementia. Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 Oct; 11(10):1359-70.

Lo D, Paniagua MA, Thomas DR. Missed opportunities: Nursing home providers' ability to identify and recognize depressive symptoms. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2010 Nov; 11(9):680-3.

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