ProfessorMedicine Related Links: Advance Directive for DementiaFaculty Information Biography Education & Training: MDUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA1993 Internship, Residency, and Chief Residency in Internal MedicineUniversity of Washington, School of MedicineSeattle, WA1993–1997 Honors: National Merit Scholar1985 Phi Beta Kappa1989 Student Marshal1989 DOM Fialkow Scholar Junior Faculty Award Nominee2001 UWMC Service Excellence Award2002 Invited Fellow, American College of Physicians2003 Clinician-Educator of the Year Award2011 Appointed Interim Medical Director, General Internal Medicine Center2013 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research & Clinical Interests Research Interests: DementiaAdvance Care PlanningMedical EducationAdvance Directive for Dementia Publications Publications: Gaster B, Hirsch IB. The effects of improved glycemic control on complications in type 2 diabetes. Archives of Internal Medicine. 1998; 158: 134–40. Gaster B, Unterborn JN, Scott RB, Schneeweiss R. What should students learn about complementary and alternative medicine? Academic Medicine. 2007; 82(10):934–8. Gaster B, Edwards K., Trinidad SB, Gallagher T, Braddock CH. Patient-centered discussions about prostate cancer screening. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2010; 153:661–665. Gaster B. Prostate cancer screening: A complicated puzzle, explanation required. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013; 28(12):1549–50. Gaster B, Larson EB, Curtis JR. Advance directives for dementia: Meeting a unique challenge. JAMA. 2017; 318(22):2175–2176.