Ethel Wu, MD

HS Asst Clinical Professor
533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117

Ethel Wu is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. She divides her time between clinical ward attending and her interests in quality improvement and global health. In QI, her particular focus is in improving physician-to-physician communication and applying Lean methodology for safe patient discharges. Her academic interests include bringing global health to medicine residents via tailored telehealth seminars connecting with underserved sites. Additionally, she is a co-chair of an annual CME program, Global Health Bootcamp, and the assistant director of curriculum for the HEAL Initiative.

Dr. Wu completed her fellowship in Hospital Medicine at UCSF, internal medicine residency in the global health track at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and received her medical degree from Boston University.

Recent Articles (5)

Sheu L, Fung K, Mourad M, Ranji S, Wu E. We need to talk: Primary care provider communication at discharge in the era of a shared electronic medical record. J Hosp Med. 2015 May; 10(5):307-10.

Waters A, Wu E, Shamasunder S, Le P. The role of hospitalists in the Ebola response in the United States and abroad. J Hosp Med. 2015 Jan; 10(1):50-3.

Shamasunder, S and Wu, E. Global Health Telemedicine Conferences: The System We Save May Be Our Own. J Grad Med Educ. 2014; 6(4):634-635.

Malkevitch NV, Patterson LJ, Aldrich MK, Wu Y, Venzon D, Florese RH, Kalyanaraman VS, Pal R, Lee EM, Zhao J, Cristillo A, Robert-Guroff M. Durable protection of rhesus macaques immunized with a replicating adenovirus-SIV multigene prime/protein boost vaccine regimen against a second SIVmac251 rectal challenge: role of SIV-specific CD8+ T cell responses. Virology. 2006 Sep 15; 353(1):83-98.

Jones GA, Wu Y. Effect of limited proteolysis on phospholipase C-gamma1 kinetics. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2000 Mar 15; 375(2):229-39.