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Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Huron Consulting Presents: How AI at Work Will Advance Clinical Performance

Friday, September 15

10:15 -11:15 AM

Alpine Ballroom

AI systems in healthcare are transforming the ways we communicate and collaborate. To capitalize on this revolution, health systems need to rethink their data systems and readiness and clinician training and engagement. Dr. Dhaliwal will address each of these and ask what comes next when AI makes us better, stronger, and faster.


  • Describe how AI can inspire diagnosticians
  • Identify one common mistake in deploying AI at work
  • Anticipate new skills and roles for clinicians in an AI-enabled health system

Presented by Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Gurpreet Dhaliwal, M.D., University of California, San Francisco

Gurpreet Dhaliwal M.D. is a clinician-educator and professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He studies, writes, and speaks about how doctors think, how they develop expertise, and what motivates them to improve their practice and the systems in which they work. Dr. Dhaliwal is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators and the UCSF Department of Medicine Council of Master Clinicians. He has published over 150 articles and has been a visiting professor at multiple universities across the U.S. and in China, Japan, and Switzerland. He has received multiple teaching awards, including the 2019 UCSF Osler Distinguished Teacher Award and the 2015 national Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award. He is currently a member of the board of directors of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. In 2012 he was profiled in the New York Times in an article entitled "Could A Computer Outthink This Doctor?" From 2013-2018 he was a writer for the Wall Street Journal's “The Experts: Health Care” report. He has been a podcast guest on multiple shows, including Freakonomics MD and The Wall Street Journal Report.

Dr. Dhaliwal specializes in general internal medicine. He practices full-time in the hospital, emergency department, and outpatient clinic at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. He has been in practice for over 20 years.

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