David K. Duong MD , MS ’02 received the 2012 Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award from UCSF. He is a health sciences assistant clinical professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine. Recipients of the distinguished faculty awards were honored by the UCSF chancellor at the annual Founder’s Day Banquet in April, 2012.
Dr. Duong received his MD from the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program in 2004 and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center in 2008. His research interests include emergency interventions for substance abuse and emergency medicine education. He volunteers as a physician for Project Vietnam, a non-profit humanitarian program providing healthcare assistance to children of poor rural communities in Vietnam.