Bradley Sharpe, MD


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