Daphne Lo, MD, MAEd

Assistant Professor of Medicine; Geriatrician, SFVAHCS; SFVAHCS Site Director, UCSF Bridges Clinical Microsystems Clerkship; Course Co-Director, Health Professions Education Pathway; Medical Director, SFVAHCS Home Based Primary Care

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
Honors and Awards
  • Cooke Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of California San Francisco, 2017
  • UCSF Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California San Francisco, 2017
  • UCSF Geriatrics Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award, University of California San Francisco, 2015
  • Outstanding Ambulatory R3 Award, University of Colorado Denver, 2014
  • Hergott Heart of Medicine Award. First place award for narrative medicine piece., University of Colorado Denver, 2013
  • UCSF Division of Geriatrics Scholarship Award, University of California San Francisco, 2012
  • Donald W Bussmann Award for loyalty and service to medical school admissions at Saint Louis Universi, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2011
  • Smith, Richter, Sackman Service Award for service and contribution to Saint Louis University School, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2010
Publications
  1. 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. Volume 9 of Issue 3. 2017. PMID: 28638524


  2. Lum HD, Lo D, Hooker S, Bekelman DB. Caregiving in heart failure: relationship quality is associated with caregiver benefit finding and caregiver burden. Volume 43 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 24992881


  3. Lo D, Grossberg GT. Use of memantine for the treatment of dementia. Volume 11 of Issue 10. 2011. PMID: 21955192


  4. Lo D, Paniagua MA, Thomas DR. Missed opportunities: Nursing home providers' ability to identify and recognize depressive symptoms. Volume 11 of Issue 9. 2010. PMID: 21030004