Michelle Guy, MD

HS Clinical Professor

General Internal Medicine UCSF Health

Michelle Guy, MD joined UCSF faculty in 2004. She earned her medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia and completed a Primary Care Residency and Chief Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School. As a Clinician Educator, in the Division of General Internal Medicine, she sees patients and teaches at the Mt Zion campus. In this role Dr. Guy cares for patients with complex medical diseases in addition to seeing patients in the UCSF Weight Management Clinic. She teaches medical students in the school of medicine as one of the Bridges Coaches. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine, she lectures nationally on obesity medicine and serves on the American Board of Obesity Medicine both on the Item Writing Committee and as a member of their Board.

Dr. Guy serves as Director of Diversity for Graduate Medical Education and is a Dean's Diversity Leader for Differences Matter group 2. In these roles she works with learners and faculty, not only to improve diversity, but promote equity and inclusion across the school of medicine.

2017 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Diplomate, 2015 - , American Board of Obesity Medicine
Chief Residency, 2003 - Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance
Residency, 2000 - Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance
M.D., 2000 - School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia
Honors and Awards
  • Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF School of Medicine, 2017
  • Top Physicians 2015, Primary Care, Marin Magazine, 2015
  • Exceptional Physician Award, UCSF Medical Center, 2015
  • Excellence In Clinical Care, Robert Crede Award, Division of Genenral Medicine, UCSF, 2007
  1. Freise JE, McCarthy EE, Guy M, Steiger S, Sheu L. Increasing Naloxone Co-prescription for Patients on Chronic Opioids: a Student-Led Initiative. Volume 33 of Issue 6. 2018. PMID: 29556799

  2. Wamsley MA, Steiger S, Julian KA, Gleason N, O'Sullivan PS, Guy M, Satterfield JM. Teaching residents screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) skills for alcohol use: Using chart-stimulated recall to assess curricular impact. Volume 37 of Issue 3. 2015. PMID: 26675123