Dr. Jason Napolitano received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2002. He completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at UCLA, and joined the UCLA faculty in 2005. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care. He currently serves as Associate Director of the UCLA Hospitalist Service based at the Ronald Reagan Medical Center, Medical Director of the Gonda Diagnostic Observation and Treatment Unit, Co-Director of Human Biology and Diseases Course 409 (Block 9) for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Co-Chair of the UCLA Acute Care College for fourth-year medical students. His interests include medical student and resident education and advising, medical simulation, the physical examination, medical prognostication, diagnostic dilemmas, observation units, advanced cardiac life support, "code blue" education and quality improvement and patient-doctor communication.