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Through experiences at diverse training sites in San Francisco and beyond, residents in our program are exposed to the broadest possible range of patients and faculty, leading to an incredibly rich clinical experience.
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ACGME-accredited fellowship programs
Each year, approximately 370 residents conduct their fellowship training at UCSF's primary training sites, which include UCSF Medical Center, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF Fresno.
- Allergy & Immunology
- Cardiac Electrophysiology
- Interventional Cardiology
- Critical Care
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Hospital Medicine
- Infectious Diseases
- Occupational & Environmental Medicine
- Transplant Nephrology Fellowship
- Transplant Hepatology
Our first-ever Department of Medicine annual report highlights the many accomplishments of our faculty, trainees, and staff, as they reinvent the way we provide clinical care, teach, and seek answers to the hardest questions in health care.
16 specialties in four medical centers
The Department of Medicine is made up of 16 specialities in four medical centers in the cities of San Francisco and Fresno, and dozens of affiliated institutes, centers, programs, and groups.
specialties in 4 Medical Centers
Affiliated institutes and programs
The Division of Cardiology's mission is to provide the best possible care to all patients with cardiovascular disease, make important discoveries that benefit patients and offer the best training for cardiology and subspecialty fellows.
The Division of Experimental Medicine was established to diagnose, prevent, and treat chronic infectious disease of global importance through a multidisciplinary and collaborative research approach.
Endocrinology and Metabolism
The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism's mission is to provide world-class endocrinology care in the clinic and lead the endocrine field in research.
The mission of the Division of Gastroenterology is to provide state-of-the-art patient care for GI and liver diseases, prepare GI trainees to become academic leaders, and develop new knowledge about GI and liver diseases through basic and clinical research.
General Internal Medicine
The Division of General Internal Medicine excels in the delivery of high quality, culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate primary and preventive health care; conducting innovative, population-based and epidemiological research; and training the best doctors of the future.
The vision of the Division of Geriatrics is to transform health care to optimize aging and improve well-being—no matter an individual's health or situation.
HIV, Infectious Disease, and Global Medicine
The Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine is a global leader in clinical care, research and education. Its mission is to tend to all patients affected by infectious diseases, especially the vulnerable. Division members believe that ending the epidemics of devastating infectious diseases—such as HIV, malaria and tuberculosis—is achievable.
Hematology and Oncology
The mission of the Division of Hematology and Oncology is to enhance individual lives around the world by improving the treatment of cancer and blood disorders.
The Division of Hospital Medicine is a national leader in clinical care, education, and research in the field of hospital medicine. The division has achieved a remarkable number of "firsts" in hospital medicine, including coining the term "hospitalist" in 1996.
The Division of Infectious Diseases is dedicated to the highest standards of clinical care and teaching, as well as research leading to new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious disease.
The Division of Nephrology's mission is to expand the frontiers of basic and clinical investigation in nephrology, train the next generation of academic nephrology leaders, and provide the highest level of patient care.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The mission of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is to advance the field of occupational and environmental health through research, education, and service to patients and the community.
The Division of Palliative Medicine oversees the clinical, educational, and research programs in adult palliative medicine at UCSF Health sites.
The Division of Prevention Science is committed to understanding the etiology and prevention of social, structural, physical and mental health problems in order to translate that knowledge to the promotion of health and well-being.
Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
The mission of the Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine Program is to be a leader in the provision of comprehensive medical care to patients with pulmonary disease, critical illness, allergic diseases and sleep disorders, to be an engine for innovative research aimed at elucidating basic mechanisms of disease, to translate our research activities into new clinical initiatives, and to provide a rich training environment for the next generation of international leaders in basic, translational and clinical research.
The Division of Rheumatology aims to provide outstanding clinical care while advancing the discipline of rheumatology through cutting edge research and training of the next generation of academic rheumatologists.
Center for Clinical Informatics & Improvement Research (CLIIR)
The Center for Clinical Informatics & Improvement Research’s mission is to discover ways to leverage EHRs and other sources of digital data to improve clinical performance and healthcare value, and to scale these results to promote healthcare transformation.
Center for Vulnerable Populations
The Center for Vulnerable Populations (CVP) is dedicated to improving health and reducing disparities through discovery, innovation, policy, advocacy, and community partnerships.