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Consuelo B. Casillas, MD

Instructor

Dr. Connie Casillas is a family medicine physician with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. Her contributions to medical education include acting as a longitudinal clinical skills preceptor, clinical foundations course preceptor, and outpatient obstetrics preceptor. Dr. Casillas has researched and presented information about Latinos in medicine, women in medicine, health equity, culturally responsive care delivery, and strategies for recruiting students for medical careers.

Education and Training

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Lawrence Family Medical Residency, Tufts University
  • Fellowship, Social Mission of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente and George Washington University

Years

Selected Prior Positions

1997-2000 Faculty
Pomona Valley Hospital Family Practice Residency
2000-present Family Medicine Physician
Kaiser Permanente Pasadena
2001-2018 Faculty
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
2012-present Clinical Instructor
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
2014-2017 Pasadena Medical Office Building Module Lead
Kaiser Permanente
2015-2017 Physician Co-Chair
Kaiser Permanente Pasadena Patient-Centered Medical Home
2015-2018 Pasadena Medical Office Building Lead
Kaiser Permanente Cervical Cancer Screening Clinical Strategic Goal, Pasadena
2016-present Physician Co-Chair
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee

Years

Selected Honors and Awards

1988 Affirmative Action Achievement Award
Educational Opportunity Program
1995 Scholarship Award for Commitment to Minority Communities
National Congress of Family Practice Residents
2017 MAPPS Honor Roll Award
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
2017 Family Physician of the Year
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Casillas CB, Tinney JP, Keller BB. Influence of acute alterations in cycle length on ventricular function in chick embryos. Am J Physiol 1994 Sep;267(3 Pt2):H905-11.
  • Casillas CB. Genetic Analysis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The Proceedings of the Summer Research Program, U.C. Berkeley 1988.