Our Faculty

Shelley Adler, PhD

Professor,
Family Community Medicine

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

Piali Basu, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, MPH

Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Paula Braveman, MD, MPH

Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Paula Braveman, MD, MPH is Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). For more than 25 years, Dr. Braveman has studied and published extensively on health equity and the social determinants of health, and has worked to bring attention to these issues in the U.S. and internationally. Her research has focused on measuring, documenting, understanding, and addressing socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities, particularly in maternal and infant health.

Erica Brode, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Jack Chase, MD

Associate Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Dr. Jack Chase is a core faculty member in the University of California San Francisco Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG.) He provides clinical care on the ZSFG Emergency Department Social Medicine team, on the ZSFG Family Medicine Inpatient Service, in the ZSFG Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic, and in the Minor Procedure Clinic at the ZSFG Family Health Center. Dr.

Carolyn Chu, MD

Associate Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH

Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Research:
My research is centered on the contextual issues of treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS, and related diseases, in socially marginalized populations. My long-term objective is to combine ethnographic and epidemiological research to explore the intricate socio-behavioral-medical issues of medication adherence, access to care and risk taking behaviors, particularly related to drug use and drug users. My work, including collaborations, has been published in JAMA, NEJM, PLoS Medicine, AJPH, JAIDS and other peer-reviewed journals.

Diana Coffa, MD

Associate Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Position:
Residency Program Director, SFGH UCSF Family and Community Medicine Residency

Core Faculty, UCSF Primary Care Addiction Fellowship

Kirsten Day, MD

Associate Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS

Professor,
Family Community Medicine

As a family physician with advanced training in family planning and a Masters Degree in Clinical Research, I perform research and clinical work designed to address the family planning needs of low-income, diverse populations. My research program focuses on contraceptive counseling and family planning disparities.

Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH

Associate Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Madeline B. Deutsch, MD MPH is an Associate Professor of Clinical Family & Community Medicine. She is the founding Medical Director of UCSF Transgender Care, a growing multidisciplinary group providing gender affirming medical, surgical, and mental health care within the UCSF Health System. Dr.

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