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Deepthiman Gowda

Lecturer; Director of Clinical Practice, CUIMC Division of Narrative Medicine

Deepthiman Gowda, MD, MPH, MS, is Director of Clinical Practice of the CUIMC Division of Narrative Medicine and is the first Assistant Dean for Medical Education at the newly founded Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, where he is working to introduce Narrative Medicine into the curriculum. To date, Dr. Gowda’s efforts have focused on care to underserved communities, clinical skills education, interprofessional education, and narrative medicine. Dr. Gowda is a general internist, photographer, and researcher looking at the use of visual art in health care settings. He has also conducted research on the effects of introducing narrative medicine methods into primary care clinics in Manhattan on team function and is a former Macy Scholar. 


  • M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.S. Columbia University
  • M.P.H., Harvard University
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill