Conan MacDougall, PharmD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Phone: +1 415 502-9573

513 Parnassus Ave, Med Sci, Rm 947
UCSF Box 0622
San Francisco, CA 94122
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


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


Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS, BCPS is an Associate 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 at UCSF Medical Center and is co-director of UCSF's antimicrobial management program. His clinical research interests include the pharmacoepidemiology of antimicrobial use in hospitals and communities and associations between antimicrobial use and resistance.

Dr. MacDougall is involved in education at multiple levels at UCSF, serving as co-coordinator of the clinical pharmacy therapeutics course in infectious diseases and oncology, precepting students on the infectious diseases rotation, directing the pharmacy specialty residency in infectious diseases, serving as a member of the school's Educational Policy Committee, and serving on UCSF's Committee on Courses of Instruction. His educational interests include development of integrated curricula, incorporation of active learning in the classroom, use of branched-logic case simulations, and student preparation for interprofessional education.

Licensure and certifications

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