Simerjot Kaur Jassal, MD, Internal Medicine, San Diego, CA, VA San Diego Healthcare System

Simerjot KaurJassalMDMAS, FACP

Internal Medicine San Diego, CA

Professor, Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

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  • I am a board certified internal medicine physician specializing in primary care.

Education & Training

  • University of California, San DiegoMaster's, Advanced Studies in Clinical Research, 2003 - 2005
  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterChief Residency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001
  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
    University of California San Francisco School of MedicineClass of 1998
  • Stanford UniversityBS, Biology, Honors, 1991 - 1994
  • Stanford UniversityBS, Biological Sciences, with Honors, 1991 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2000 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Teacher of the Year Award American College of Physicians Southern California Region III Chapter, 2014
  • Chief Residents' Teaching Award UCSD Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2014
  • Spirit of Planetree Physician Champion of the Year VA San Diego Healthcare System, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria for prediction of cardiovascular outcomes: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data  
    Matsushita K, Coresh J, Sang Y, Chalmers J, Fox C, Guallar E, Jafar T, Jassal SK, Landman GW, Muntner P, Roderick P, Sairenchi T, Schottker B, Shankar A, Shlipak M, To..., Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, 1/28/2015
  • Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a sy...  
    Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators, Lancet, 1/22/2015
  • Global, regional, and national prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adults during 1980-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Stu...  
    Ng M, Fleming T, Robinson M, Thomson B, Graetz N, Margono C, Mullany EC, Biryukov S, Abbafati C, Abera SF, Abraham JP, Abu-Rmeileh NM, Achoki T, AlBuhairan FS, Alemu Z..., Lancet, 1/28/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Improving the Quality of Quality Improvement: Resident Continuity Clinic Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Cycles
    Charat S, Jassal SK, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Hollywood, FL, 1/12/2016
  • A Resident Workshop on Giving Performance Feedback to Problematic medical Students
    Mehta G, Farber NJ, Jassal SK, Wallace P, MacAulay R, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 1/23/2015
  • Use of a Group OSCE in Teaching Difficult Communications
    Mehta G, Farber NJ, Jassal SK, Wallace P, MacAulay R, Society of General Internal Medicine California-Hawaii Regional Meeting, Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 2015; Toronto, Canada, 2015, 1/23/2015
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  • "Successful Academic Advancement for GIM" Workshop 
  • 29 yo man with 7 months of cough 
    UCSD Medical Center, 2015; VASDHS, 2015 - 1/9/2015
  • General Internal Medicine Board Review 
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