DHM

Faculty

Bradley Sharpe, MD

Professor
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-514-2198


Brad Sharpe received his bachelor degree in chemistry from Stanford University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at UCSF. He currently is an Professor of Clinical Medicine and hospitalist and maintains clinical, administrative, and educational roles.


Clinically, Brad serves as an attending on the inpatient service at Moffitt-Long Hospital 3-4 months a year, working closely with housestaff and students. Administratively, he acts as the Associate Division Chief for the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Associate Chief of the Medical Service at Moffitt-Long Hospital. In these roles, he helps manage the day-to-day operations of the Division and the inpatient services.


Educationally, Brad is the Associate Program Director for Inpatient Affairs for the UCSF Internal Medicine Residency. Brad lectures to the residents on topics including community-acquired pneumonia, effective signout, and updates in the medical literature. Brad is involved in medical student education – he lectures on patient interviewing, oral case presentations, and clinical topics such as hyponatremia and COPD exacerbations. He has won multiple teaching awards. Brad also graduated from the Stanford Faculty Development Clinical Teaching course and now teaches the class to UCSF faculty and Internal Medicine residents, working to improve the quality of teaching within the Department of Medicine.


In addition, Brad has multiple national roles in academic hospital medicine. He has served on multiple committees for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), including the Academic Committee. He is the former co-chair of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Academic Hospitalist Taskforce. He is also a co-director of the Academic Hospitalist Academy, an annual 4-day "boot camp" for junior academic hospitalists.

Awards and Honors

2012   Outstanding Medical School Lecture, UCSF Class of 2015, 2012
2012   Inducted into the UCSF AOA, University of California San Francisco, 2012
2010   Elected to the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF, 2010
2010   Oustanding Medical School Lecture, UCSF Class of 2013, 2010
2010   Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine (SFHM), Society of Hospital Medicine, 2010
2010   Best Pre-course for the SGIM 33rd Annual Meeting, Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), 2010
2009   ACP Top 10 Hospitalist Nationally, American College of Physicians (ACP), 2009
2009   Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), American College of Physicians (ACP), 2009
2009   Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2009
2008   Distinction in Teaching Award, Most Outstanding Teacher in the first 5 years on faculty, UCSF, 2008
2007   Best Clinical Vignette, SGIM 30th Annual Meeting, Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), 2007
2007   Best Workshop Award, SGIM 30th Annual Meeting, Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), 2007
2006   Outstanding Medical School Lecture, UCSF Class of 2010, 2006
2006   UCSF Internal Medicine Residency Housestaff Teaching Award, UCSF, 2006
2005   Excellence in Small Group Instruction, Medical School, UCSF Class of 2007, 2005
2005   Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, UCSF Class of 2005, 2005

Recent Articles (43)

Wheeler DJ, Cascino T, Sharpe BA, Connor DM. When the Script Doesn't Fit: An Exercise in Clinical Reasoning. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jul; 32(7):836-840.

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; 12(3):143-149.

Anklesaria Z, Hunt D, Shah M, Sharpe B, Monash B. Forging Ahead. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; 12(3):188-192.

Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Sharpe B. Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps for Internal Medicine Interns. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Feb; 9(1):109-112.

Seymann GB, Southern W, Burger A, Brotman DJ, Chakraborti C, Harrison R, Parekh V, Sharpe BA, Pile J, Hunt D, Leykum LK. Features of successful academic hospitalist programs: Insights from the SCHOLAR (SuCcessful HOspitaLists in academics and research) project. J Hosp Med. 2016 Oct; 11(10):708-713.

Zhu JM, Hamel D, Dhaliwal G, Glass M, Sharpe B, Kim B, Monash B. Breakdown. J Hosp Med. 2016 Feb; 11(2):126-9.

Stewart E, Kahn D, Lee E, Simon W, Duncan M, Mosher H, Harris K, Bell J, El-Farra N, Sharpe B. Internal medicine progress note writing attitudes and practices in an electronic health record. J Hosp Med. 2015 Aug; 10(8):525-9.

Ebinger J, Sedighi Manesh R, Dhaliwal G, Sharpe B, Monash B. A coat with a clue. J Hosp Med. 2015 Jul; 10(7):462-6.

Thangavel A, Sharpe B. Saying no to drugs. Perspect Med Educ. 2015 Apr; 4(2):81-2.

Shoeb M, Khanna R, Fang M, Sharpe B, Finn K, Ranji S, Monash B. Internal medicine rounding practices and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education core competencies. J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr; 9(4):239-43.

Mookherjee S, Monash B, Wentworth KL, Sharpe BA. Faculty development for hospitalists: structured peer observation of teaching. J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr; 9(4):244-50.

Anderson WG, Flint LA, Horton JR, Johnson K, Mourad M, Sharpe BA. Update in hospital palliative care. J Hosp Med. 2013 Dec; 8(12):715-20.

Taylor BB, Parekh V, Estrada CA, Schleyer A, Sharpe B. Documenting quality improvement and patient safety efforts: the quality portfolio. A statement from the academic hospitalist taskforce. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 29(1):214-8.

Hwa M, Sharpe BA, Wachter RM. Development and implementation of a balanced scorecard in an academic hospitalist group. J Hosp Med. 2013 Mar; 8(3):148-53.

Farnan JM, Burger A, Boonyasai RT, Boonayasai RT, Leykum L, Harrison R, Machulsky J, Parekh V, Sharpe BA, Schleyer AM, Arora VM. Survey of overnight academic hospitalist supervision of trainees. J Hosp Med. 2012 Sep; 7(7):521-3.

Haber LA, Lau CY, Sharpe BA, Arora VM, Farnan JM, Ranji SR. Effects of increased overnight supervision on resident education, decision-making, and autonomy. J Hosp Med. 2012 Oct; 7(8):606-10.

Sharpe BA. Putting a critical pathway into practice: the devil is in the implementation details. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jun 25; 172(12):928-9.

Ganguli I, Pierce C, Sharpe B, Hansra N, Hollander H. The hand that feeds you. J Hosp Med. 2012 Sep; 7(7):590-4.

Kohlwes RJ, Cornett P, Dandu M, Julian K, Vidyarthi A, Minichiello T, Shunk R, Jain S, Harleman E, Ranji S, Sharpe B, O'Sullivan P, Hollander H. Developing educators, investigators, and leaders during internal medicine residency: the area of distinction program. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec; 3(4):535-40.

Reid MB, Misky GJ, Harrison RA, Sharpe B, Auerbach A, Glasheen JJ. Mentorship, productivity, and promotion among academic hospitalists. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jan; 27(1):23-7.

Boonyasai RT, Steinberg DI, Schleyer AM, Mourad MM, Harte BJ, Sharpe BA. Update in hospital medicine for the general internist 2010-2011. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Dec; 26(12):1492-7.

Leykum LK, Parekh VI, Sharpe B, Boonyasai RT, Centor RM. Tried and true: a survey of successfully promoted academic hospitalists. J Hosp Med. 2011 Sep; 6(7):411-5.

Glasheen JJ, Misky GJ, Reid MB, Harrison RA, Sharpe B, Auerbach A. Career satisfaction and burnout in academic hospital medicine. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Apr 25; 171(8):782-5.

Sehgal NL, Fox M, Sharpe BA, Vidyarthi AR, Blegen M, Wachter RM. Critical conversations: a call for a nonprocedural "time out". J Hosp Med. 2011 Apr; 6(4):225-30.

Sehgal NL, Sharpe BA, Auerbach AA, Wachter RM. Investing in the future: building an academic hospitalist faculty development program. J Hosp Med. 2011 Mar; 6(3):161-6.

Green EH, DeCherrie L, Fagan MJ, Sharpe BA, Hershman W. The oral case presentation: what internal medicine clinician-teachers expect from clinical clerks. Teach Learn Med. 2011 Jan; 23(1):58-61.

Harrison R, Hunter AJ, Sharpe B, Auerbach AD. Survey of US academic hospitalist leaders about mentorship and academic activities in hospitalist groups. J Hosp Med. 2011 Jan; 6(1):5-9.

Meyer-Massetti C, Cheng CM, Sharpe BA, Meier CR, Guglielmo BJ. The FDA extended warning for intravenous haloperidol and torsades de pointes: how should institutions respond? J Hosp Med. 2010 Apr; 5(4):E8-16.

Seymann GB, Di Francesco L, Sharpe B, Rohde J, Fedullo P, Schneir A, Fee C, Chan KM, Fatehi P, Dam TT. The HCAP gap: differences between self-reported practice patterns and published guidelines for health care-associated pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 15; 49(12):1868-74.

Dhaliwal G, Sharpe BA. Twelve tips for presenting a clinical problem solving exercise. Med Teach. 2009 Dec; 31(12):1056-9.

Sharpe BA. Guideline-recommended antibiotics in community-acquired pneumonia: not perfect, but good. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Sep 14; 169(16):1462-4.

Green EH, Durning SJ, DeCherrie L, Fagan MJ, Sharpe B, Hershman W. Expectations for oral case presentations for clinical clerks: opinions of internal medicine clerkship directors. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Mar; 24(3):370-3.

Sehgal NL, Fox M, Vidyarthi AR, Sharpe BA, Gearhart S, Bookwalter T, Barker J, Alldredge BK, Blegen MA, Wachter RM. A multidisciplinary teamwork training program: the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) experience. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Dec; 23(12):2053-7.

Dey N, Nazif TM, Sharpe B. Stranded in San Francisco. Lancet. 2008 Sep 13; 372(9642):1008.

Lipshutz AK, Fee C, Schell H, Campbell L, Taylor J, Sharpe BA, Nguyen J, Gropper MA. Strategies for success: A PDSA analysis of three QI initiatives in critical care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Aug; 34(8):435-44.

Fee C, Weber EJ, Sharpe BA, Quon T. When is a scarlet letter really a red badge of courage?: the paradox of percentage of pneumonia patients receiving antibiotics within 4 hours in accordance with JCAHO and CMS core measures. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Aug; 50(2):205-6.

Coffin PO, Sharpe BA. Cause of death in alcoholic hepatitis. J Hosp Med. 2007 Jan; 2(1):51-2.

Fee C, Weber E, Sharpe BA, Nguy M, Quon T, Bookwalter T. JCAHO/CMS core measures for community-acquired pneumonia. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 May; 47(5):505; author reply 506.

Sharpe BA, Flanders SA. Community-acquired pneumonia: a practical approach to management for the hospitalist. J Hosp Med. 2006 May; 1(3):177-90.

Sharpe BA. Perceptions of physician shortages. JAMA. 2004 Apr 14; 291(14):1695-6; author reply 1696.

Sharpe BA. Point of maximal impulse and heart failure. Am J Med. 2002 Dec 15; 113(9):768.

Sharpe BA. Clinical manifestations of acute aortic dissection. JAMA. 2002 Aug 21; 288(7):828; author reply 828.

Barnett HJ, Gunton RW, Eliasziw M, Fleming L, Sharpe B, Gates P, Meldrum H. Causes and severity of ischemic stroke in patients with internal carotid artery stenosis. JAMA. 2000 Mar 15; 283(11):1429-36.