Mission and Vision

Our mission is to provide the highest quality and equitable clinical care while advancing education, research, and innovation in academic hospital medicine. Our vision is to be the best division of hospital medicine by promoting excellence, integrity, equity, innovation, and professional satisfaction among our faculty, trainees, and staff.

Message from Our Chief

Brad SharpeBrad Sharpe, MD
Chief of Hospital Medicine

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Faculty, fellows, staff


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Meet Our Staff

Sandra MartinezSandra Martinez
Academic Research Coach

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UCSF goes to NYC

UCSF HCW leaving SFO to NYC

On April 11, a team of UCSF doctors and nurses traveled to NYC to help our colleagues at New York Presbyterian (NYP) for one month. As of the evening of April 9, NYP had 2,520 inpatients with COVID-19 at its hospitals, a sharp contrast to our experience in the Bay Area. We thank you for your service to our greater national community!

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Division of Hospital Medicine Patient and Family Advisory Council

To further our efforts toward improving patient-centered care, DHM has started a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC)—a group of patients, family members and caregivers who, together with our dedicated staff, will work in partnership to ensure that your voice is heard and that your needs and concerns are the focus of changes moving forward.

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Learn about our Fellowship Programs:

Academic Hospitalist

Academic Hospital Medicine Fellows

Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship is designed to teach key skills in leadership, quality improvement, patient safety, curricular development, and medical education and teaching. 

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Clinical Informatics

Clinical Informatics Fellows

Clinical Informatics Fellowship is a two-year ACGME program for those interested in advancing the use of informatic technology to improve healthcare. 

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HEAL team

The Health, Equity, Action, Leadership/Global Health Hospital Medicine aims to train diverse cohorts of health professionals to become leaders in global health equity.

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