Hospital Medicine

The Division of Hospital Medicine is a national leader in clinical care, education, and research.

Hospitalists care for inpatients on the general medicine service at the UCSF Medical Center , and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital as well as on the general medical consult service, palliative care service, neurosurgery comanagement service, oncology hospitalist service, congestive heart failure hospitalist service, and procedure service. In addition to their clinical work, the Division of Hospital Medicine focuses on excellence in teaching, research, and quality improvement.

The Division has achieved a remarkable number of "firsts" in hospital medicine:


Over the past few years, articles describing the program have appeared in virtually every major medical publication, along with the New York Times, the LA Times, and the Washington Post.