Sara Murray, MD

Associate Professor

Sara Murray, MD, MAS, is Vice President, Chief Health AI Officer for UCSF Health. She also serves as Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for Inpatient Care at UCSF Health. She is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Associate Chief for Health System Partnerships in the Division of Clinical Informatics and Digital Transformation (DoC-IT).

Dr. Murray is a strategic health system leader for informatics, digital health, and data science. Her team builds infrastructure and governance processes to ensure deployment of impactful and ethical AI, evaluates commercially available tools and algorithms for trustworthiness prior to implementation, and develops new machine learning models to address pressing health system problems. She is responsible for the overall vision and strategy for the use of AI at scale to transform healthcare delivery at UCSF Health and beyond. She spends her clinical time attending on the hospital medicine service.
M.A.S, 2017 - Clinical Research, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2014 - Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
M.D., 2011 - Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Cert, 2011 - Medicine (Certificate in Biomedical Research), University of California, San Francisco
  1. Kim JY, Hasan A, Kellogg KC, Ratliff W, Murray SG, Suresh H, Valladares A, Shaw K, Tobey D, Vidal DE, Lifson MA, Patel M, Raji ID, Gao M, Knechtle W, Tang L, Balu S, Sendak MP. Development and preliminary testing of Health Equity Across the AI Lifecycle (HEAAL): A framework for healthcare delivery organizations to mitigate the risk of AI solutions worsening health inequities. PLOS digital health. 2024. PMID: 38723025

  2. Arvisais-Anhalt S, Gonias SL, Murray SG. Establishing priorities for implementation of large language models in pathology and laboratory medicine. Academic pathology. 2024. PMID: 38292297

  3. Olson EM, Sanborn DM, Dyster TG, Kelm DJ, Murray SG, Santhosh L, DesJardin JT. Gender Disparities in Critical Care Procedure Training of Internal Medicine Residents. ATS scholar. 2023. PMID: 37538076

  4. Arvisais-Anhalt S, Ravi A, Weia B, Aarts J, Ahmad HB, Araj E, Bauml JA, Benham-Hutchins M, Boyd AD, Brecht-Doscher A, Butler-Henderson K, Butte A, Cardillo AB, Chilukuri N, Cho MK, Cohen JK, Craven CK, Crusco SJ, Dadabhoy F, Dash D, DeBolt C, Elkin PL, Fayanju OA, Fochtmann L, Graham JV, Hanna J, Hersh W, Hoffard MR, Hron J, Huang SS, Jackson BR, Kaplan B, Kelly W, Ko K, Koppel R, Kurapati N, Labbad G, Lee J, Lehmann CU, Leitner S, Liao ZC, Medford RJ, Melnick ER, Muniyappa AN, Murray S, Neinstein A, Nichols-Johnson V, Novak L, Ogan WS, Ozeran L, Pageler N, Pandita D, Perumbeti A, Petersen C, Pierce L, Puttagunta R, Ramaswamy P, Rogers KM, Rosenbloom T, Ryan A, Saleh S, Sarabu C, Schreiber R, Shaw KA, Sim I, Sirintrapun SJ, Solomonides A, Spector JD, Starren JB, Stoffel M, Subbian V, Swanson K, Tomes A, Trang K, Unertl KM, Weon JL, Whooley M, Wiley K, Williamson DF, Winkelstein P, Wong J, Xie J, Yarahuan JKW, Yung N, Zera C, Ratanawongsa N, Sadasivaiah S. Paging the Clinical Informatics Community: Respond STAT to Dobbs v Jackson's Women's Health Organization. Applied clinical informatics. 2022. PMID: 36535703

  5. Khanna RR, Murray SG, Wen T, Salmeen K, Illangasekare T, Benfield N, Adler-Milstein J, Savage L. Protecting reproductive health information in the post-Roe era: interoperability strategies for healthcare institutions. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2022. PMID: 36287823

  6. Zack T, Dhaliwal G, Geha R, Margaretten M, Murray S, Hong JC. A Clinical Reasoning-Encoded Case Library Developed through Natural Language Processing. Journal of general internal medicine. 2022. PMID: 36071325

  7. Gong JJ, Soleimani H, Murray SG, Adler-Milstein J. Characterizing styles of clinical note production and relationship to clinical work hours among first-year residents. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA). 2021. PMID: 34963142

  8. Lin JA, Pierce L, Murray SG, Soleimani H, Wick EC, Sosa JA, Hirose K. Estimation of Surgical Resident Duty Hours and Workload in Real Time Using Electronic Health Record Data. Journal of surgical education. 2021. PMID: 34507910

  9. . Automating Measurement of Trainee Work Hours. Journal of hospital medicine. 2021. PMID: 33929943

  10. Kaiksow FA, Jones CD, Murray SG. Caring for Noncritically Ill Coronavirus Patients. Journal of hospital medicine. 2021. PMID: 33357333

  11. Tran AV, Rushakoff RJ, Prasad P, Murray SG, Monash B, Macmaster H. Decreasing Hypoglycemia following Insulin Administration for Inpatient Hyperkalemia. Journal of hospital medicine. 2020. PMID: 32202491

  12. Tran AV, Rushakoff RJ, Prasad P, Murray SG, Monash B, Macmaster H. Decreasing Hypoglycemia following Insulin Administration for Inpatient Hyperkalemia. Journal of hospital medicine. 2020. PMID: 32039749

  13. Murray SG, Avati A, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Automated and flexible identification of complex disease: building a model for systemic lupus erythematosus using noisy labeling. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2019. PMID: 30476175

  14. Murray SG, Yim JWL, Croci R, Rajkomar A, Schmajuk G, Khanna R, Cucina RJ. Using Spatial and Temporal Mapping to Identify Nosocomial Disease Transmission of Clostridium difficile. JAMA internal medicine. 2017. PMID: 29059280

  15. Smilek DE, Lim N, Ding L, Murray SG, Diamond B, Wofsy D. Correlation of hypogammaglobulinaemia with proteinuria, and the relationship between hypogammaglobulinaemia and infection in active lupus nephritis. Lupus science & medicine. 2017. PMID: 29214037

  16. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Trupin L, Li J, Sarkar U, Ludwig D, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Dudley RA, Murray S, Yazdany J. Using health-system-wide data to understand hepatitis B virus prophylaxis and reactivation outcomes in patients receiving rituximab. Medicine. 2017. PMID: 28353614

  17. Wysham KD, Murray SG, Hills N, Yelin E, Gensler LS. Cervical Spinal Fracture and Other Diagnoses Associated With Mortality in Hospitalized Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients. Arthritis care & research. 2017. PMID: 27159625

  18. Murray SG, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Gensler L, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Gansky SA, Yazdany J. National Lupus Hospitalization Trends Reveal Rising Rates of Herpes Zoster and Declines in Pneumocystis Pneumonia. PloS one. 2016. PMID: 26731012

  19. Murray SG, Wachter RM, Cho KC, Dhaliwal G. CLINICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING. A Breakthrough Diagnosis. The New England journal of medicine. 2015. PMID: 26535516

  20. Ryu JK, Petersen MA, Murray SG, Baeten KM, Meyer-Franke A, Chan JP, Vagena E, Bedard C, Machado MR, Rios Coronado PE, Prod'homme T, Charo IF, Lassmann H, Degen JL, Zamvil SS, Akassoglou K. Blood coagulation protein fibrinogen promotes autoimmunity and demyelination via chemokine release and antigen presentation. Nature communications. 2015. PMID: 26353940

  21. Murray SG, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Lawson E, Cascino M, Barton J, Margaretten M, Katz PP, Yelin EH, Yazdany J. A population-based study of infection-related hospital mortality in patients with dermatomyositis/polymyositis. Arthritis care & research. 2015. PMID: 25331828

  22. Murray SG, Yazdany J, Kaiser R, Criswell LA, Trupin L, Yelin EH, Katz PP, Julian LJ. Cardiovascular disease and cognitive dysfunction in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis care & research. 2012. PMID: 22549897

  23. Bullock GC, Delehanty LL, Talbot AL, Gonias SL, Tong WH, Rouault TA, Dewar B, Macdonald JM, Chruma JJ, Goldfarb AN. Iron control of erythroid development by a novel aconitase-associated regulatory pathway. Blood. 2010. PMID: 20407036

  24. Gonias S, Goldsby R, Matthay KK, Hawkins R, Price D, Huberty J, Damon L, Linker C, Sznewajs A, Shiboski S, Fitzgerald P. Phase II study of high-dose [131I]metaiodobenzylguanidine therapy for patients with metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2009. PMID: 19636009

  25. Delehanty LL, Mogass M, Gonias SL, Racke FK, Johnstone B, Goldfarb AN. Stromal inhibition of megakaryocytic differentiation is associated with blockade of sustained Rap1 activation. Blood. 2002. PMID: 12393469