Philosophy of Care
My goal has always been to provide the best standard of care for my patients. I strongly believe that decision-making in healthcare should be collaboration between the healthcare team and the patient and family. Communication is key In order to make this collaboration work well!
Dr. Venugopal's unique skills and passion lie in imparting optimal medical education to the adult learner. She endeavors to constantly search and continually strive to reshape the role of the clinician educator.
She is a talented lecturer, leader, and respected member of the UC Davis School of Medicine; dedicated to the interrelatedness of teaching, student learning and development, research and scholarship, and applied clinical skills.
M.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington KY 1995
Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2000-2002
General Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2002-2003
Cardovascular Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL 2003-2006
American Board of Echocardiography,
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine,
American College of Cardiology
American College of Cardiology - California Chapter
American Heart Association
American Society of Echocardiography
Honors and Awards
Dean's Award for Excellence in Medical Education, 2015
Master of Science: Health Professions Education, MGH/Harvard University, 2014
Master Clinician Educator, University of California, Davis, 2012
Select Recent Publications
Stauber SM, Teleten A, Li Z, Venugopal S, Amsterdam EA. Prognosis of Low-Risk Young Women Presenting to the Emergency Department With Chest Pain. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 1;117(1):36-9.
Sab S, Dhruva SS, Paulsen J, Sidhu RS, Amsterdam EA, Venugopal S. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow. Am J Med. 2015 Dec;128(12):e7-9.