MILAN DO DANG-VU, M.D.
Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Department of Anesthesia
Jul 2016 – Jul 2019 Anesthesia resident, Naval Medical Center San Diego Sep 2014 - Apr 2015 Flight surgeon training, NAMI, Pensacola, Florida Jul 2014 – Aug 2014 Military Tropical Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland Jun 2013 – Jul 2014 Intern, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia Sep 2009 - Jun 2013 M.D., University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine
Aug 2010 Officer Development School, United States Navy Sep 2003 - Dec 2005 B.S. Human Biology at University of California, San Diego Jan 2002 - May 2003 A.A. Biochemistry/ Cell Biology and Transfer Studies at San Diego Miramar Community College, California
Sep 1999 – Dec 2000 Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, Vietnam Professional Experience/ Military Experience
March 2019 Visiting resident, Pediatric Neurosurgery Rotation, CURE Children Hospital of Uganda, Mbale, Uganda
Jul 2018 – Aug 2018 Visiting resident, Vietnam Integrated Trauma & Medical Readiness Exchange Program, 113 Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam Jul 2017- Jul 2018 Member, command GMEC professionalism and GME house staff counsel committees
May 2015 – May 2016 Flight surgeon, Branch Health Clinic Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Feb-Mar 2016 Flight surgeon, Branch Health Clinic Diego Garcia Nov 2015 Flight surgeon, Branch Health Clinic Diego Garcia Summer 2014 Military Tropical Medicine, Guyana
Summer 2012 USSN Mercy, Humanitarian Mission
Perform multiple simple surgeries under direct guidance of surgeons on board. Act as a Vietnamese medical translator in pre-op, intra-op, and post-op area. Act as a translator for surgeons who gave lectures to attending/fellows/residents/interns at host nation hospitals and medical schools
2010-2011 Laboratory Manager, University of San Diego, School of Medicine – Student Run Free Clinic
2010 Coordinator, University of California, San Diego - School of Medicine – Doctor-4-A Day
Coordination of event details including recruiting schools/participants, inviting motivational speakers, coordinating medical and pharmacy student lectures/hands-on sessions/medical and pharmacy student panels
Summer 2010 Program Coordinator, UniversityLink Medical Science Program, UCSD, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California Training of Associate Directors and counselors; organization of program events; participant recruitment and selection 2006 - 2008 Community Health Program Representative, the San Diego EXPORT Center, Health Careers Opportunity Program
(HCOP), The Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE). UCSD, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California
Coordination of the UniversityLink Medical Science Program; Student data tracking and recording for multiple pipeline programs; manuscript preparation; fund raising; organization of advisory board and alumni association; grant writing; motivational speaking; student recruitment and selection; establishing university and community partnerships; counseling students from underrepresented and at-risk populations; working with individuals and entities at all levels of the university and the community
2006 – 2008 Mathematic Instructor, The Princeton Review, multiple locations, San Diego, California
2002 – 2006 Instructional Assistant, San Diego Miramar College, California
2005 - 2006 Program Coordinator, UniversityLink Medical Science Program, UCSD, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California Training of Associate Directors and counselors; organization of program events; participant recruitment and selection 2005 Teaching Assistant, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California Lecturing; individual support; study tool preparation; test grading
Summer 2005 Program Counselor, UniversityLink Medical Science Program, UCSD, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California Preparation and implementation of program; group and individual support to new participants
Aug 2018 – Jan 2019 Lead, Quality Improvement project: Improving Resident Wellness through Emotional Intelligence Training
Desire training curriculum, collect and analyze data. Write abstract and submitted for poster presentation
2012 – Jun 2013 Research assistant, under the guidance of Dr. Gosman, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego School of Medicine, and Department of Surgery on an Independent Research Project to evaluate the effects of ventilation tube placement on the audiologic outcome in children with cleft lip and palate Write research proposal, submit application and get IRB approved for the project. Create and analyze database. Write manuscript and submit for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Jan 2004 - Feb 2005 Research associate, under the guidance of Dr. Arnost Fronek, UCSD, School of Medicine, La Jolla California
Experiment performance on patients/volunteers; data collection and analysis
2016 Evaluation of Ventilation Tube Placement and Long-term Audiologic Outcome in Children with Cleft Palate
Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal 2016 Jul 21
PMID 27441700 DOI: 10.1597/15-349
February 2019 Poster presentation, Innovations in Medical Education Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Transforming Health Professions Education through Innovation October 2004 Poster presentation, Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National
Conference – Austin, Texas (October 21 – 24, 2004) August 2004 Poster presentation, UCSD Summer Research Conference Jul 30 – Aug 1, 2004 Oral presentation, The Ronald E. McNair Research Conference, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
May 15, 2004 Oral presentation, Seventeenth annual UCSD Undergraduate Research Conference, University of
California, San Diego, California
Honors and Awards
2018 Recipient, 2018-2019 Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship – The American Society of Anesthesiologists Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO)
The American Society of Anesthesiologists Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO) committee offers a scholarship program for U.S. Anesthesiology residents to spend a month in a resource poor setting. Residents will have the opportunity to experience the challenges of delivering safe anesthesia in a low-resource, underserved area in a developing country as well as participate in the training and education of local anesthesia providers.
2016 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
2012 Member of UC San Diego Gold Humanism Honor Society Members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society are nominated by their peers and endorsed by the faculty of UC San Diego’s Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). Members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society are chosen because they exemplify a compassionate, dedicated, and humanistic approach to patient care and serve as role models for others. They are seen as the kind of physician their colleagues would choose as their own. Members carries some responsibilities of promoting humanism and professionalism through various activities and participating in a community project.
2012 Recipient, Friends of the International Scholarship A scholarship that supports medical student’s international medical clerkship
2011 Recipient, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine – The Bud Whipple Scholarship
The scholarship is established by UCSD Medical Alumni Association Class of 1981 in the memory of Bud Whipple, a former medical student with Marfan’s Syndrome who died unexpectedly in his third year from a dissecting aneurysm and who was loved for his human kindness, and throughout his life, he made the most of his abilities in a selfless manner. The scholarship is awarded to one second year UC San Diego medical student who must earn the respect of his or her classmates and faculty by growing through adversity in life and who demonstrates an unselfish commitment to others, outstanding character, and displayed exceptional human kindness to his/her colleagues and patients.
2009 Recipient, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine – Dr. Baehr Scholarship
2009 Recipient, US Navy, Health Profession Scholarship 2004 UCSD Ronald E. McNair Scholar
The McNair Program is one of the Federal TRIO Programs, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The objective of the McNair Program is to provide low-income, first-generation college students, and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education, with effective preparation for doctoral study.
2003 UniversityLink Medical Science Program (ULMSP) Scholar ULMSP is a four-week summer residential program sponsored by the UCSD School of Medicine and the California Endowment for underserved community college students who are interested in health professions as well as biomedical science research.
2003 Associate of Art Degree, High honor, San Diego Miramar College
2002-2003 Miramar Dean’s Honors List
** References upon request