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Monthly Newsletter | April 2016



Sumant Ranji will be the Division Chief of Hospital Medicine at ZSFG.

Meet Sarah Apgar

Assistant Clinical Professor

Kara Bischoff

Other News

Alvin Rajkomar won the DOM Tech Challenge and will receive funding for his project, "Protecting patients from unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations: harnessing Big Data to directly improve clinical care at UCSF."


Bob Wachter was ranked as one of the most influential physician-executives in the US by Modern Healthcare magazine.



Andy Auerbach and colleagues assess the preventability of readmissions to determine areas for improvement.


Margaret Fang and colleagues examined whether ICD-9 codes for VTE predict chart-validated VTE events.


Featured Project

Archna Eniasivam, Ryan Greysen, and Steve Ludwin are creating a web-based application to help patients navigate their hospital stay. 

The DHM Quality Post

Quality Post

Erin Hartman

Kathy Woo

Thanks to Erin Hartman, who is not only a great Project Director but also a great humanitarian! See Erin's interview about her charity work here

- Kat Li

Manisha Israni-Jiang

“Special mention to Dr. Israni-Jiang, my attending doctor during my stay at the hospital; she’s very attentive and caring to my needs.”

- UCSF patient