Grand Rounds : Schedule 2016-2017

Dr. Miguel Paniagua

Miguel A. Paniagua, MD, FACP, received his undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University before earning his MD at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago. Dr. Paniagua completed his internal medicine residency and gerontology & geriatric medicine fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle. After four years on the faculty at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, he then served as the internal medicine residency program director at Saint Louis University School of Medicine for five years prior to joining the staff of the National Board of Medical Examiners. In addition to multiple teaching awards while a faculty member, Miguel is a forum member representative to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Global Forum on Innovations in Health Professions Education, and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Paniagua currently serves as Medical Advisor for Test Development Services at the National Board of Medical Examiners. His work at NBME includes the development of assessments of procedural skills, communication skills, interprofessional team work and other innovations in computer-based examinations. Dr. Paniagua has served on multiple item writing and reviewing committees at the NBME over the last ten years, and has served as a representative member of the National Board from 2011 to 2014 and on the Executive Board from 2013 to 2014.

Dr. Paniagua practices consultative Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and holds adjunct appointments to the faculties of both Saint Louis University School of Medicine and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-editor of the fifth edition of the UNIPAC palliative medicine book series.