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Robert C. Pendleton MD FACP is Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical) at the University of Utah. After completing his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine in 1997 and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah in 2000 he began his career as a full-time Hospitalist as one of the University of Utah Hospitalist co-founders. As a hospitalist, his clinical interests include caring for acutely ill hospitalized adult patients. In addition to serving as a co-Director of the Hospitalist group, he has recently been appointed as the Chief Medical Quality Officer (CMQO) of University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. His new role as CMQO will be to develop a physician directed quality improvement and patient safety program that builds on his experiences in clinical care, program development, and patient safety.
As a Hospitalist he has helped direct the growth of a clinically active inpatient and consultative program with a strong emphasis on quality of care, medication safety, palliative care, and health outcomes. Additionally the University of Utah Hospitalist program is dedicated to excellence in bedside and didactic teaching, delivery of innovative regional educational initiatives, advancement of knowledge through an integrated clinical research program, and the provision for career development and mentoring.
In addition to being a Hospitalist, his other academic pursuits have include improving patient safety and outcomes through the optimal use of anti-thrombotic therapies, development of newer anticoagulation agents, and the prevention, diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism. As the former Medical Director of the University Healthcare Thrombosis Service, a large multidisciplinary service, he has been committed to advancing patient care through innovative management approaches, providing novel local and regional CE education, and advancing knowledge through participation in clinical and translational research.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Internal Medicine - Associate Professor (Clinical)
|Academic Divisions||General Internal Medicine
|Board Certification||American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
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UofU Patient October 14, 2013
The Thrombosis team was excellent. I was made aware of my treatment options and my questions were answered.