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Lucy Kalanithi, MD, Internal Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

LucyEmily GoddardKalanithiMDFACP

Internal Medicine Palo Alto, CA

Healthcare Research and Healthcare Policy

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine Attending Physician, Stanford Express Care

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Education & Training

  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CarePost-Doctoral Fellowship, Clinical Excellence Research Center, 2012 - 2014
  • University of California (San Francisco)
    University of California (San Francisco)Residency, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2010
  • Yale School of Medicine
    Yale School of MedicineClass of 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2009 - 2025
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2017 - 2019
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellowship (FACP) American College of Physicians, 2013
  • Community Service Award UCSF Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2010
  • AOA Alpha Omega Alpha, 2007

Publications & Presentations



  • Redesigned Stroke Care for A Value-Based World: Better Outcomes, Lower Spending
    Tai W, Kalanithi L, Conley J, Milstein A, American Academy of Neurology 66th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
  • Stroke Care Excellence to Achieve the Triple Aim: Re-engineered Preventive and Hospital Care
    Conley J, Tai W, Kalanithi L, Zulman D, Asch S, Milstein A, Institute for Healthcare Improvement 25th Annual National Forum, Orlando, FL, 2013
  • PULSE: A Novel Experiential Curriculum in Policy, Leadership and Systems Engineering for Third-Year Medical Students
    Riegels N, Kalanithi L, Mazotti L, MedEdPORTAL, Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2012
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Press Mentions

  • Books That Mattered to Me This Year
    Books That Mattered to Me This YearAugust 6th, 2021
  • The 36 Best Books and Podcasts on Health and Science to Check Out This Summer
    The 36 Best Books and Podcasts on Health and Science to Check Out This SummerJuly 6th, 2021
  • Best of 2020: Stanford Medicine’s Top Podcasts
    Best of 2020: Stanford Medicine’s Top PodcastsDecember 30th, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Spectrum Innovation Accelerator Seed Grant In Population HealthStanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education2013–2014


  • Western Zone Representative, American College of Physicians National Council of Associates 2010 - 2011
  • Council Member, ACP Governors Council, Northern California Chapter 2008 - 2011

Professional Memberships