Where I see patients (1)
Saving future lives
Dr. James Howard is a pediatrician who specializes in critical care medicine. He has particular interests in caring for children with neurological injuries, traumatic injuries and acute lung injury, as well as in treating sepsis (a life-threatening response to infection).
Howard's research interests include education, patient care and quality improvement in critical care medicine. He serves on quality improvement committees and also as medical director for simulation training at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.
Howard earned his medical degree and a doctorate in biological sciences from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at UCSF.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, PhD, Biological Sciences, 2003
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, MD, 2005
UCSF, Pediatrics, 2008
UCSF, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012