Takanori Uehara, MD, PhD
Department of General Medicine, Chiba University
Chiba, Japan
Takanori Uehara, MD, PhD

I graduated from Chiba University School of Medicine in 2003 and obtained a medical license (Japanese National Medical Board, No. 431883). Subsequently, I underwent general medicine training at Chiba University Hospital and Asahi General Hospital, and since 2008, I have been working in the Department of General Medicine at Chiba University Hospital. Currently, I hold the positions of Lecturer and Vice-chair in General Medicine at Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan.    My specialties include general medicine, diagnostic reasoning, and medical safety. From 2023, I have been conducting research funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research C of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research ("KAKENHI") from The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, such as "Development and Effect Measurement of a Cross-Domain Clinical Support System for Inpatients in Organ-Specialized Medical Departments". I have also obtained grants from the Health Labour Sciences Research Grant of The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare for projects such as  and "Development of Physician distribution Index Based on Visualization of Organ-Specialist Physicians' Primary Care Practices Using DPC and Time Study."    Furthermore, since 2022, I have served as the Chairperson of the Committee for Continuous Professional Development at the Japanese Medical Specialty Board for General Medicine, which was established in 2018. One of my primary responsibilities at present is to act as a comprehensive medicine practitioner who integrates extensive knowledge and serves as a translator and mediator, bridging the gap between patients' language and the medical world, and achieving the role of general medicine in advanced medical institutions.