Dr. Lisa Sanders, David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA Commencement


Lisa Sanders is an internist on the faculty of Yale School of Medicine and teaches in the Internal Medicine residency program there. She graduated from Yale Medical School and did her residency and chief residency at Yale’s Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency Program. Sanders created and writes the biweekly Diagnosis column for the New York Times Magazine. Her column was the inspiration for the hit television series House MD and she was an advisor for the show. These days she is working on a documentary series based on her column to be aired on Netflix in August 2019. She has a book coming out this summer called Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries, a collection of her New York Times columns. She also wrote the New York Times best seller, Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis. Before Sanders came to medical school she was an Emmy award winning producer for CBS News.