Excellence, Innovation & Leadership in Academic Hospital Medicine. The UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine is a National Leader in Clinical Care, Education, Research, and Quality & Safety. Clinical Care Education Quality, safety, and value Research About Us Palliative Care Procedures Medicine Wards Co-Management

News and Updates

Andy Auerbach

Andy Auerbach was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), a prestigious society honoring world-class physician-scientists.

Read More

Michelle Mourad

Michelle Mourad was appointed the DOM Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Value Improvement.

Read More

Steve Pantilat

Steve Pantilat published a book entitled, "Life after the Diagnosis: Expert Advice on Living Well with Serious Illness for Patients and Caregivers."

Read More

Kiran Gupta

Kiran Gupta was appointed as the Medical Director of Patient Safety.

Read More

Upcoming Events

DHM Faculty Development Discussion with Case Managers; review information about community resources and insurance environment 12pm - 1pm | U107 + Add to calendar
Quality Improvement UCSF Center for Healthcare Value Day: Presentation from Dr. Sachin Jain 12pm - 1pm | HSW300 + Add to calendar
Incubator Poster and Oral Presentation SHM/SGIM 12pm - 1pm + Add to calendar
Incubator Poster and Oral Presentation SHM

Message from Our Chief

Robert Wachter

Recent Publications

  • Steve Pantilat and colleagues developed a consensus definition for advance care planning for adults to guide clinical, research, and policy initiatives.

    Read More

  • Descriptions of the holdover admission process in internal medicine are sparse; therefore Jonathan Duong, Trevor Jensen, Michelle Mourad, and James Harrison conducted a qualitative study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine to describe this type of handoff and explore factors affecting its quality.

    Read More

  • Saj Patel and his team asked physicians at a teaching hospital if their patients were on telemetry, and found that overall they were incorrect 27% of the time. These findings have implications for both patient safety and telemetry overuse.

    Read More

Meet Our Staff

Priya Prasad

Priya Prasad, PhD, MPH
Computational & Data Science Specialist