Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Teaching Curriculum

Suggested Curriculum.


Core topics


  • COVID-19

  • COPD

    COPD (.pdf)
    GOLD-2019 report (.pdf)

  • Coronary Artery Disease

    Up-to-Date: Overview of primary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke
    Up-to-date: Chronic coronary syndrome: Overview of care

  • Diabetes type I

    Up-to-date: Management of blood glucose in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus

  • Diabetes type II

    Therapy for Diabetes and related disorders (book)
    Practical Insulin by ADA (book) (or Read “Insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus” AND “Management of blood glucose in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus” from UptoDate)
    Medicine Algorithm by ADA

    Up-to-date: Insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Up-to-Date: Management of blood glucose in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Up-To-date: Interactive Diabetes case #17 – new diagnosis
    Up-To-date: Interactive Diabetes case #16 – deterioration
    Up-To-date: Interactive diabetes case #2: Switching from oral agents to insulin in type 2 diabetes

  • Hypertension

    JNC Guidelines: 27jnc8htnguidelinesbookbooklet (.pdf)
    JNC guidelines_made_simple_2017_hbp (.pdf)

  • Hyperlipidemia

    Cholesterol guidelines at a glance
    Up-to-Date: Management of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in the secondary
    prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Management of LDL-C in adults without cardiovascular disease – UpToDate

  • Common Infections in Primary Care

    • Up-to-date: Evaluation of acute pharyngitis in adults
    • Up-to-date: Acute otitis media in adults
    • Up-to-date: Uncomplicated acute sinusitis and rhinosinusitis in adults: Treatment
    • Up-to-date: Acute sinusitis and rhinosinusitis in adults: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis
    • Up-to-date: Acute bronchitis in adults
    • Up-to-date: Diagnostic approach to community-acquired pneumonia in adults
  • Office Orthopedics

    • Up-to-date: Physical examination of the shoulder
    • Up-to-date: Physical examination of the knee
    • Up-to-date: Musculoskeletal examination of the hip and groin

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