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Somnath Mookherjee, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)

Education & Training

MD, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1999-2004
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Categorical Track, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2004-2007

Professional Interests

Medical education optimazation (optimizing the teaching of students, residents, and faculty)
Evidence based physical examination


Seafirst Foundation Scholar Excellence Award, 1992
Robert C. Byrd Memorial Scholarship, 1992
University of Washington Undergraduate Scholar’s Award, 1992-1993
Herschel and Carol Roman Undergraduate Research Program Stipend, 1996
Mary Gates Endowment for Student’s Research Training Fellowship, 1997
Fogarty International Program in Mali, Malaria Research Training Fellowship, 2000
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Research Training Fellowship, 2001

Selected Publications

Mookherjee S, Vidyarthi AR, Ranji SR, Maselli J, Wachter RM, Baron RB. Potential unintended consequences due to medicare's "no pay for errors rule"? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents. J Gen Intern Med; 2010 Oct; 25(10):1097-101.
Mookherjee S, Chang A, Boscardin CK, Hauer KE. How to develop a competency-based examination blueprint for longitudinal standardized patient clinical skills assessments. Medical Teacher. 2013;0(0):1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
Mookherjee S, Chou CL. Bedside Teaching of Clinical Reasoning and Evidence-Based Physical Examination. Medical Education. 2011 May; 45 (5): 519.
Mookherjee S, Pheatt L, Ranji SR, Chou CL. Physical Examination Education in Graduate Medical Education – a Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013:1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s11606-013-2380-x.
Mookherjee S, Ranji S, Neeman N, Sehgal N. An advanced quality improvement and patient safety elective. The Clinical Teacher. 2013;10(6):368-73.