Family Medicine Inpatient Service

The Family Medicine Inpatient Service at SFGH provides acute inpatient care to adults. Patients are admitted from the Family Health Center, the Primary Care Network Clinics of San Francisco DPH, and the SFGH Emergency Department. FMIS is staffed by 4 R1s, 2 R2s, 2 R3s, 1 Chief Resident, and 2 Attending Physicians. A clinical pharmacist, pharmacy students, and 1-2 medical students are also on the service most of the time. FMIS teams care for patients with a high level of complexity, including acute illness such as sepsis, COPD, CHF and GIB, as well as complications of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, HIV/AIDS and cancer. FMIS collaborates with medical and surgical consultative services in co-management of complex patients, and in development of innovative educational and quality improvement programs.