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Maggie Chen, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Prescott Chow, MUP

Academic Coordinator III,
Family Community Medicine

Prescott Chow is the Co-Principal Investigator and Director of the Pacific AIDS Education & Training Center (Pacific AETC). Pacific AETC envisions a healthcare system that is accessible, responsive, culturally affirmative, centered in social justice and health equity, where the lessons of HIV and chronic care are fully integrated into patient- and community-centered models.

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

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

Professor,
M_FCM-FamMed-ZSFG-Programs

Dr. Day is devoted to teaching in the clinical setting, focusing on physical examination, procedures and systems management. "In my view, my most significant contribution to the care of patients in the FHC is in the consistency of challenging residents towards individualized professional development in their role as clinician, with emphasis on the dynamics of their communication with patients, staff and colleagues." One way she accomplishes those goals is in direct observation of residents in their clinical practice and in Family Care Unit sessions.

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.

Emilia Demarchis, MD

Assistant Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Emilia De Marchis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine. Her primary interest is in addressing health disparities by assessing and improving screening for and delivery of social services within the health care setting, and adjusting patients' medical care informed by patients' social risk factors. Emilia's research utilizes mixed methods, including secondary analyses of large data sets and analyses of primary collected survey and semi-structured interview data.

Maddie Deutsch, MD, MPH

Associate Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Madeline B. Deutsch, MD MPH is a Professor of Clinical Family & Community Medicine. She is the founding Medical Director of the UCSF Gender Affirming Health Program, a growing multidisciplinary group providing gender affirming medical, surgical, and mental health care within the UCSF Health System. Dr. Deutsch provides specialty consultation for and management of gender affirming hormone therapy, as well as primary care services for trans, non-binary, and gender expansive adults in the program's clinic based at 1725 Montgomery St. Dr.

Susan Egerter, PhD

Recall Non-Faculty Academic,
M_FCM-FamMed-Core-CSDH

Susan Egerter, PhD, is a Research Scientist in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Co-Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health (CSDH) at the University of California, San Francisco. Her work focuses on applying epidemiologic methods in policy-relevant studies of socioeconomic and racial-ethnic inequalities in maternal and infant health and health care, and on translating findings from that research to inform public health policy and practice through collaboration with local, state and national stakeholders and decision-makers. Dr.

Lawrence Fisher, PhD, ABPP

Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Taressa Fraze, PhD

Assistant Professor,
Family Community Medicine

Taressa Fraze is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fraze studies the configuration of health care delivery systems and the adoption of care delivery innovations across care settings. Her research has focused on how health care organizations implement care transformation activities, such as home visits, advanced care planning, team-based care, and social care, to improve outcomes for patients with clinical and social complexities. Much of Dr.

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