Dr. Jason Napolitano received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2002. He completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at UCLA, and joined the UCLA faculty in 2005. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care. He currently serves as Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His interests include medical student and resident education and advising, medical simulation, the physical examination and diagnostic dilemmas. He is the recipient of six golden apple medical student teaching awards, the Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Distinguished Lecturer Award from the UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Teaching.