UCSF

Conan MacDougall, PharmD

Phone: +1 415 502-9573
513 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 947
UCSF Box 0622
San Francisco, CA 94117
United States

Educational programs

UCSF centers, institutes, and research programs

Consult Service Provider, Infectious Diseases Consult Service, UCSF Medical Center

What I do

I teach health profession trainees and practitioners about how to best use antibiotics, and I consult in the care of patients with complex infections. I study how clinicians and hospitals use antibiotics to help identify ways that antibiotics can be used most effectively while preserving their value for future generations.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

Epidemiology, Pharmacy practice, Pharmacoepidemiology, Antimicrobial use and resistance, Infections in immunocompromised hosts

Clinical expertise

Antibiotic management, Infectious diseases

Degrees

M.A.S., Clinical Research, University of California, San Francisco, 2008
PharmD, University of California, San Francisco, 2002
BS, Chemistry, University of California, Davis, 1998

Biography

Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. He provides clinical service to the Infectious Diseases Consult Service and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UCSF Medical Center. His research interests include the pharmacoepidemiology of antimicrobial use in hospitals and new approaches for interprofessional and interactive learning around appropriate antimicrobial use. He is co-author of Antibiotics Simplified, as well as a chapter author in Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, Poisoning and Drug Overdose, and Emergency Management of Infectious Diseases.

Dr. MacDougall teaches pharmacy, medical, and nursing trainees at UCSF, for which he has received the Academic Senate Campus Award for Distinction in Teaching and election to the School of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators. His original research and reviews have been published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Archives of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and Pharmacotherapy. Dr. MacDougall serves on the Program Committee for the American Society for Microbiology, on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Continuing Education Program for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, and was a member of the guideline development panel for the guidelines in Antimicrobial Stewardship published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Licensure and certifications

Registered Pharmacist, California Board of Pharmacy, 1998
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), 2003
Registered Pharmacist, Virginia Board of Pharmacy, 2004