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Chris Vanderwarker, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Service Line Leader, VAPSHCS General Medicine Service

Education & Training

MD, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2008
Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track and Global Health Pathway, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2008-2011


Mary Gates Research Grant, 1998
Bonderman Travel Fellowship, 2000
Mary Gates Leadership Grant, 2000
Phi Beta Kappa, 2000
School of Medicine Mellon Scholarship, 2004-2006

Selected Publications

Vanderwarker C, Kaminetzky CP, Wipf JE, Levitt DS, Murphy CM. “Residents as agents of hange in the ambulatory setting: successes and challenges of implementing an Internal Medicine residency continuity clinic-based quality improvement project on chronic opioid monitoring.” Society of General Internal Medicine Workshop, 2014
Poppe AP, Marcotte L, Vanderwarker C, Foucault PD, Wilkerson P, Schachtel A, Li E, Reddy L, Beaulieu M, Hopps B, Davis J, Kaminetzky CP. “Reducing low acuity visits to the emergency department: An interprofessional approach focused on super-utilization”. Institute for Health Care Improvement 2014