Stan Deresinski, MD

Clinical Professor Infectious Disease; Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, SHC


<p>Dr. Deresinski received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where he also completed two years of training in Internal Medicine.&nbsp; He subsequently completed his Internal Medicine residency at Stanford University, where he also received three years of training in Infectious Diseases.&nbsp; In addition to board-certification in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, he has received the "Certificate of Knowledge" in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers Health from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>Current Appointments:&nbsp; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases &amp; Geographic Medicine, Stanford University; President of Professional Staff, Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA; Hospital Epidemiologist, Sequoia Hospital Redwood City, CA.&nbsp;</p> <p><span>Other:&nbsp; Physician, U.S. Army, Viet Nam &amp; Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, 1970-1972; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of South Florida School of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 1976-1978; Volunteer Physician, Flying Samaritans, Colonet, Baja, Mexico, 1982-1985; Director, AIDS Program, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA, 1986-2000; Associate Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA, 1988-2009; Founder and Medical Director, AIDS Community Research Consortium, Redwood City, CA, 1987-2001; Site Principal Investigator, California Collaborative Treatment Group and Stanford AIDS Clinical Trials Unit Satellite, 1992-1998; Russel V. Lee Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching awarded by Stanford University Department of Medicine House Staff, 1984; Kenneth L. Vosti, MD Infectious Diseases Teaching Award, Stanford, 2005 and 2008; Editor, Infectious Disease Alert, 1992-current; Physician Trainer, AIDS Training Program, Kampala, Uganda, 2002; Chair, Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee, 2008-2011; Section Editor (and author), In The Literature,&nbsp;<i>Clinical Infectious Diseases</i>, 2005-current; Reviewer, Clinical Infectious Diseases; Reviewer, The Journal of Infectious Diseases; Watanakunakorn Clinician Award, 2011.</span></p>


Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices