Dr. Nan Hong is the lead Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical PharmD for El Camino Hospital Mountain View and Los Gatos. She is a board certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, certified in Antimicrobial Stewardship and also certified in the American Academy of HIV Medicine as a HIV pharmacist. After graduating with her doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University Of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, she completed a residency with an emphasis in infectious diseases. She was the Program Coordinator for Antimicrobial Use Review and Stewardship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles before assuming her current role.
After her training, she spent almost 10 years working in the ICU and inpatient setting optimizing treatments for patients with infections. She has developed numerous protocols on antibiotic pharmacokinetic dosing and renal dosing that is used across both hospital campuses today. In 2014, she became a preceptor for students from UCSF College of Pharmacy and currently serves as faculty.
Dr. Hong has been involved in both education and development of guidelines in facilitating compliance with the sepsis quality measures. She sits on the Sepsis Committee and has worked on several order sets and pathways that help with clinical decision making with respect to treatment in the septic patient. Dr. Hong’s clinical interests and areas of expertise include but are not limited to pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of drug therapy, antimicrobial stewardship, patient safety and holistic medicine.