Philosophy of Care
I believe physician and patient work together in partnership towards greater health and wellbeing for the patient. I provide common-sense, evidence-based education and treatment plans for each of my patients, while simultaneously seeking to understand each patient as an individual.
Dr. Hood-Medland is a general internal medicine physician offering primary care for adult patients.
Her additional roles as clinical research fellow and medical student / resident educator keep her up-to-date on evidence based medicine.
Dr. Hood-Medland's research interests include systems-based care, community medicine, and primary care based mental health and addiction services.
Dr. Hood-Medland's other academic interests include clinical staff wellbeing, underserved medicine, and medical education.
M.D., Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 2013
B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2008
Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2014
Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2014-2016
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016
CA Medical Board, License, 2015
American College of Physicians
Society for General Internal Medicine
Honors and Awards
American College of Physicians, Resident Recognition Award for Leadership, 2016
Department of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Professionalism Award, 2016
Department of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Research Trainee Award, 2016
Michigan State University, Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013