• About Us

    Our core faculty includes 54% women, four members of  underrepresented groups in medicine, and three members of the Institute of Medicine.

Our Faculty

Shelley Adler, PhD

Professor in Residence

Areas of Interest: Medical anthropology, end of life palliative care, integrative medicine

Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, MPH, FACP
Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Chronic illness care, patient-clinician interaction, primary care redesign
Paula Braveman, MD, MPH

Professor

Areas of Interest: Health disparities by race and class, social determinants of health, maternal and infant health

 

Erica Brode, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: health policy, primary care innovation, student and resident education, reproductive health, family and community oriented care

Steven Bromer, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Improving primary care for people living with complex medical conditions, consumer engagement in quality improvement, role of self-management strategies in improving chronic care

 

Jordan Chase, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 

Areas of Interest: Hospital medicine, palliative and end of life care, global health

Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Public health, epidemiology, anthropology, HIV prevention, substance use and HIV, injection drug use, medical complications of drug use, heroin, heroin economics, heroin overdose, soft tissue infections

 

Diana Coffa, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Underserved medicine, addiction medicine, chronic pain management, integrative health
Janet Coffman, MA, MPP, PhD
Associate Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Innovations in management of asthma and other chronic illnesses, access to care for vulnerable populations, development of evidence-based health policies, health care workforce issues
Kirsten Day, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: Post-graduate clinical training, pain management, musculoskeletal medicine

Christine Dehlendorf, MD
Associate Professor in Residence
 
Areas of Interest: Reproductive health, health disparities, clinical research

 

Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

Areas of Interest: Transgender and LGBTQ health, evidence-based medicine, preventive medicine, integrative medicine, HIV care and prevention, telemedicine, public health research, medical education

Susan Egerter, PhD
Research Scientist
 
Areas of Interest: Social determinants of health, social (socioeconomic and racial/ethnic) inequalities in health and health care, health disparities, maternal and child health, birth outcomes, measurement and monitoring of social disparities in health and health care, access to care

 

Lawrence Fisher, PhD
Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diabetes distress, depression, disease management, primary care practice transformation, chronic disease, ethnicity, gender
Cecilia Florio, MD
Sarah GaleWyrick, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Medical student education, women's health, pediatrics and adolescent medicine
Lauren Gannon, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: Healthcare disparities, HIV, preventative care, international health

Ronald Goldschmidt, MD
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS, inpatient/hospitalist care

 

Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Models for addressing social determinants of health in clinical settings, primary care, underserved health care workforce development

 

Kevin Grumbach, MD
Professor

Areas of Interest: Health care workforce, new models of primary care, health care reform
Monica Hahn, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest:

Monica Hahn, MD
Rita Hamad, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:  Health disparities, social determinants of health, causal inference, social epidemiology, policy evaluation, poverty, inequality, population health

 

Hali Hammer, MD

Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

Areas of Interest: Chronic illness management, innovative models of care, quality improvement, maternity care

Norman Hearst, MD, MPH

Professor

Areas of Interest: HIV/AIDS epidemiology, HIV/AIDS prevention, building research capacity, building research capacity in the developing world, international health

Danielle Hessler Jones, PhD

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest: Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diabetes distress, depression, disease management, primary care practice transformation, young adult health

Laura Hill-Sakurai, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Primary care reform, practice-based quality improvement, human sexuality, longitudinal integrated medical education
Dana Hughes, DrPH
Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Access to health care for underserved populations, access to dental care for underserved populations, inequities and health disparities, life course, health and health care of low income children and families, poverty and health, children with special health care needs, community health, public health, health policy, systems, organizations and organizational behavior, program evaluation, participatory research
JoAnne Keatley, MSW
Academic Coordinator
 
Areas of Interest: Transgender health disparities; development of best practices for reaching, engaging with, and providing supportive healthcare services for transgender people; HIV and other STDs; LGBT Health
Shieva Khayam-Bashi, MD
Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Inpatient medicine, integrative medicine, patient-provider communication, palliative care, spirituality and medicine
Coleen Kivlahan, MD, MSPH

UCSF Health Executive Medical Director of Primary Care Services and Professor of Clinical FCM

Areas of Interest: Primary care practice, health systems innovation, payment reform, complex comorbid populations, BH integration, refugee health, violence

Clarissa Kripke, MD, FAAFP
Clinical Professor
 

Areas of Interest: Disability, health services, health policy, developmental disability, autism, primary care, family medicine

 

Ronald Labuguen, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Evidence-based medicine, office procedures, urgent care, musculoskeletal medicine, preventive care, practice management
Isabel Lee, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Adolescent health, reproductive health, outpatient clinical teaching, care for the underserved
Lydia Leung, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Quality improvement, medical student and resident mentorship, care transitions for high risk and vulnerable populations, refugee and immigrant health, medical education
Carmen Liang, DO, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: Health care for the urban underserved and culturally diverse populations, behavioral change, workforce and organizational development

Tenessa MacKenzie, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Women's reproductive health care, adolescent and pediatric medicine, medical student and resident teaching, out-patient family medicine procedures
 
Kristen Marchi, MPH

Senior Public Administration Analyst

Areas of Interest: Maternal and child epidemiology, maternal and child survey research, social disparities in access to care for women and infants, social disparities in oral health and health care among pregnant women

Kristen Marchi, MPH
Andres Marin, MD
Clinical Instructor
 
Areas of Interest:
Mary Martin, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest:
Todd May, MD
Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Inpatient medicine, medical education and quality improvement, health care systems administration, change management

 

Richard McKinney, MD
Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Integrative medicine for the underserved, strain/counterstrain manual medicine, office-based procedures, chronic disease management, spirituality and healing
Wolf Mehling, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Back pain, mind-body therapies, mindful movement therapies, integrative exercise for dementia and PTSD, body awareness
Sirisha Mohan, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: women's health, including reproductive counseling and contraception, cervical cancer prevention, acute and chronic pelvic pain, hormone replacement therapy and osteoporosis treatment

Claudia Mooney, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: Urban underserved medicine, resident medical education, underrepresented in medicine, quality and equity improvement, primary care transformation, addiction medicine, health disparities, maternal and child health

Ivel Morales, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: Medical student and resident education, reproductive health, global health

Jessica Muller, PhD
Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Faculty development, medical education, research on teaching and learning

 

Chaithra Nagar, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: medical education and mentoring, preventative care, balancing parenting and career, mindfulness

Gerry Oliva, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
 
Areas of Interest:
Ina Park, MD
Assistant Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Sexually transmitted infections, human papillomavirus, cervical cancer prevention, HIV prevention
James Park, MD
Christine Pecci, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Hospital medicine, maternity and newborn care, quality improvement
Lealah Pollock, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: HIV primary care, women’s health, family planning, abortion training and advocacy, transgender health

Michael Potter, MD
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Implementation Science, children/youth, older adults, people with limited English proficiency, socioeconomically marginalized groups, decision aids, education, practice guidelines, medical home, policy advocacy, cancer screening, diabetes, oral health, chronic pain, mentoring junior faculty or trainees, interdisciplinary research collaboration
Daniel Pound, MD
Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Geriatrics, hospice and palliative care, home care
Rajiv Pramanik, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

Areas of Interest: Data, analytics and information governance, improvement data science,clinical informatics

Jonathan Rapp, MD
Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Applying evidence-based medicine to low income clients, teaching continuity care clinical skills to medical students and residents
Michael Reyes, MD, MPH
Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Global health, health system strengthening, health workforce, HIV, transgender health

 

 

Emily Richie, MD
Jennifer Rienks, PhD
Assistant Researcher
 
Areas of Interest: Maternal, child and adolescent health, Children with Special Health Care Needs, birth outcomes – including preterm birth and maternal morbidity and mortality, the use of public health data to improve health outcomes, building capacity in local health departments to use public health data to monitor and improve community health, disparities in health care access and outcomes, social capital and leveraging community assets to improve health
Diane R Rittenhouse, MD, MPH
Associate Professor in Residence
 
Areas of Interest:

 

George Saba, PhD
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Biopsychosocial model, family systems and health, relationship-centered care, training health care professionals for care of the underserved, health care communication and its role in eliminating health care disparities
Shira Shavit, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Correctional health and re-entry; refugee health; health care of underserved communities
William Shore, MD
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Medical student education, adolescent medicine, care of underserved communities
Benjamin Smith, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Public health, addiction medicine, women's and children’s health
Benjamin Smith, MD, MPH
Joanne Spetz, PhD
Professor in Residence
 
Areas of Interest: Health economics, health workforce, marijuana policy, primary care
Margaret Stafford, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Resident education, inpatient care, learners in difficulty, maternity care
Katherine Strelkoff, MD
Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Preventive health care; chronic disease management; maternity care women’s health
David Thom, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor in Residence
 
Areas of Interest: Patient-centered outcomes research, patient-provider trust, health coaching, female adult urinary incontinence, evidence-based medicine, primary care, health disparities, patient decision-making

 

 

Margo Vener, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Medical education, balancing parenting and medicine
Teresa Villela, MD
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
 
Areas of Interest: Health care of underserved populations, health care disparities, chronic illness care, women’s health, maternity care
Naomi Wortis, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
 
Areas of Interest: Community health, health equity, social disparities in health, civic engagement and community partnerships, service-learning and curricula development, adolescent health
 
Nghe Yang, MD

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest: Men's health, integrating technology in patient care, patient engagement and advocacy.