Claire Horton, MD, MPH


General Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine ZSFG

Residency, 2001 - School of Medicine - Primary Care, University of California, San Francisco
MD, 1997 - Medicine, Duke University
MPH, 1996 - Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina
BA, 1992 - History, Duke University
Honors and Awards
  • UCSF Academy of Medical Educators' Innovations in Education Award, UCSF, 2015
  • San Francisco General Hospital Rick Haber Excellence in Teaching Award, San Francisco General Hospital, 2011
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, 2011
  • California Health Care Foundation Health Leadership Fellowship, UCSF Healthforce Center, 2006-2009
  1. Zapata C, Lum HD, Wistar E, Horton C, Sudore RL. Feasibility of a Video-Based Advance Care Planning Website to Facilitate Group Visits among Diverse Adults from a Safety-Net Health System. Journal of palliative medicine 2018. PMID: 29461918

  2. Hines JZ, Sewell JL, Sehgal NL, Moriates C, Horton CK, Chen AH. "Choosing wisely" in an academic department of medicine. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 2014. PMID: 24970279

  3. Gupta R, Davis E, Horton C. Interval examination: building primary care teams in an urban academic teaching clinic. Journal of general internal medicine 2013. PMID: 24043568

  4. Baxi S, Lakin J, Lyles CR, Berkowitz S, Horton C, Sarkar U. Points for improvement: performance measurement for glycemic control in diabetes patients in a safety-net population. Volume 39 of Issue 3. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety 2013. PMID: 23516760

  5. Newbold E, Schneidermann M, Horton C. The bridge clinic. The American journal of nursing 2012. PMID: 22739616

  6. Brenner S, Detz A, López A, Horton C, Sarkar U. Signal and noise: applying a laboratory trigger tool to identify adverse drug events among primary care patients. Volume 21 of Issue 8. BMJ quality & safety 2012. PMID: 22626736

  7. Dowdy DW, Horton CK, Lau B, Ferrer R, Chen AH. Patient Follow-up in an Urban Resident Continuity Clinic: An Initiative to Improve Scheduling Practices. Journal of graduate medical education 2011. PMID: 22655154

  8. Staprans SI, Dailey PJ, Rosenthal A, Horton C, Grant RM, Lerche N, Feinberg MB. Simian immunodeficiency virus disease course is predicted by the extent of virus replication during primary infection. Journal of virology 1999. PMID: 10233944