Manuel Lopez Vazquez, MD

Manuel Lopez

Medical Education

Universidad Anáhuac Escuela de Medicina, Mexico, State of Mexico
01/2002 - 07/2008
M.D., 09/2008

Membership and Honorary/Professional Societies

No AOA Chapter At My School
ACP Member 2010-Present
IDSA fellow member 2014-Present
SHM Member 2011-Present
National Hispanic Medical Association 2008-Present

Medical School Honors / Awards

Excellence Scholarship, Universidad Anahuac México Norte, School of Medicine 2002-2008

Certification/Licensure

Mexican National Medical License 2008 Present
American Board of Internal Medicine 2013 Current
American Board of Internal Medicine – Geriatric Medicine subspecialty  2014 Current
American Board of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases subspecialty 2016 Current
Texas State Medical License Full permit
BLS 2018 Present

Work Experience

07/2016-Present Average Hours/Week 40
Centromed Walzem, San Antonio Texas
Physician Internal Medicine/Geriatrics/Infectious Diseases
Provide services as a Primary Care Physician in an underserved Community as well as services as dual subspecialist in Geriatrics and Infectious Diseases.

01/2008 - 01/2009 Average Hours/Week: 8.0
Universidad Anahuac, Mexico
Instructor, Dr Sigfrido Miracle
Collaborated in lectures, grading and teaching 4 year medical students in Endocrinology.

Volunteer Experience

01/2005 - 01/2008 Average Hours/Week: 2
Acción Social Universidad Anáhuac (ASUA), México,, México
Instructor, Fernando Azcoitia

Medical Student Supervisor (Clinical and Teaching experience), As a third-year student every month or less, supervised and taught first- and second-year students in history taking and physical exam skills, serving uninsured patients in underserved areas in rural communities, mainly in Malinalco, State of Mexico, Mexico.

Research Experience

06/2011-2013 Average Hours/Week: 4
UTHSCSA RAHC, Texas
Primary Investigator, James Hanley III Mentor

Measuring and designing Cognitive Debiasing techniques to teach and avoid common cognitive Biases and Diagnostic errors in Internal Medicine Residents.

06/2013-07/2014 Average Hours/Week: 4
UTHSCSA San Antonio Texas
Primary investigator, Deborah Villarreal Mentor

Continuation of Cognitive Debiasing techniques to avoid common diagnostic errors in the Geriatric population, tailored to Geriatrics

07/2014-06/2016
UTHSCSA San Antonio Texas
Primary investigator, Jose Cadena Zuluaga

Incidence and clinical characteristics of candida chorioretinitis in a Univerisity and VA hospital.

Current/Prior Training

07/2010 - 06/2013
M.D. Internship and Residency
UTHSCSA RAHC, San Antonio, Texas
Internal Medicine
James Hanley III Program Director

07/2013 - 06/2014
M.D. Fellowship
UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas
Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine)
Liliana Oakes Program Director
Deborah Villareal

07/2014- 06/2016
M.D. Fellowship
UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas
Infectious Diseases (Internal Medicine)
Elizabeth Walter Program Director

Publications

Poster Presentation

  • Alfredo Sardinas, MD, Manuel Lopez Vazquez, MD,. (2012). WHEN YOU HAVE ELIMINATED THE IMPOSSIBLE.... Poster presented at: STACP meeting; Lubbock, TX.
  • Manuel Lopez MD (Associate), Natraj Shanmugam MD (Associate), James Hanley MD FACP, Nabeel Sarhill MD. (2012). LEVAMISOLE: Cocaine’s Deadly Secret.. Poster presented at: ACP Internal Medicine 2012 National Meeting;; New Orleans, LA.
  • Manuel Lopez MD, Natraj Shanmugam MD, James Hanley MD, Nabeel Sarhill MD. (2012). LEVAMISOLE: Cocaine’s Deadly Secret.. Poster presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting; San Diego, CA.
  • Manuel Lopez MD James Hanley III MD. (2013). Using Facilitated check-in rounds to identify and teach about diagnostic errors andasses resource utilization. Poster presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting; National Harbor, MD.
  • Manuel Lopez MD James Hanley III MD. (2013). Unsteady Gait and Weakness-A tropical threat. Poster presented at: Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting; National Harbor, MD.
  • Manuel Lopez MD(ACP Associate) James Hanley III MD (FACP). (2013). Using Facilitated check-in rounds to identify and teach about diagnostic errors and asses resource utilization. Poster presented at: ACP National Meeting 2013; San Francisco, CA.
  • Alexander Clark Bullen MD, Manuel Lopez MD (2014) Can we teach Internal Medicine Residents to Recognize and Reduce Diagnostic errors using structured Debiasing Methods and Mindfulness?  Poster presented: Innovations in Health Science Education Annual Conference  Austin Texas
  • Lopez M.D., Y. Hagiwara M.D., S. Oakes M.D., D. Villareal M.D (2014) A novel structured approach to recognize and reduce Diagnostic errors in residents in an University affiliated ACE unit Poster presented at : AGS National Meeting 2014 Orlando Florida

Oral Presentation

Natraj Shanmugam, MD Manuel Lopez Vazquez, MD. (2011). Chest pain in a Spring Breaker– It Crackles.. Oral Presentation presented at: STACP Meeting; Austin, TX 2011; Austin, TX.

Hobbies & Interests

Literature, Football, Soccer, Arts, Music, kayak, live music ,Tae Kwon Do (National Team member from 2000 and 2001)

Language Fluency

French (Basic) Spanish (Native/functionally native)