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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, 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.
J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr;9(4):244-50. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2151. Epub 2014 Jan 20. Faculty development for hospitalists: structured peer observation of teaching. Mookherjee S1, Monash B, Wentworth KL, Sharpe BA.
J Hosp Med. 2015 Oct;10(10):686-90. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2424. Epub 2015 Jul 14. Taking the detour. Kulkarni HS1, Chey WD2, Mookherjee S3, Saint S4,5, Bump GM6.
Med Teach. 2015;37(6):543-50. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.959908. Epub 2014 Oct 1. Twelve tips for teaching evidence-based physical examination. Mookherjee S1, Hunt S, Chou CL.