Program Leadership

Name / Title Biography
Rebecca BermanRebecca Berman, MD
Program Director, IM Residency Program
Rebecca Berman, MD, FACP is our new program director for the Internal Medicine Residency program. After completing her chief residency at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, she joined Mass General Hospital, where she built a network of student-faculty primary care practices, the Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC). Over 1000 Harvard Medical students have participated in CCC gaining early exposure to primary care, to care for the underserved and interprofessional education opportunities. In 2013, Dr. Berman returned to BWH to direct its primary care residency program. To help reduce pay disparities and improve diversity in medical leadership positions,  she teaches nationally on negotiation skills for physicians. Other areas of interest include novel curricular design, health literacy and care for the underserved.
Joan Addington WhiteJoan Addington-White, MD
Director, ZSFG Primary Care Track 
Joan Addington-White, MD, is the track director for the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Primary Care program. She joined UCSF in October. Prior to coming to UCSF, Joanie was a faculty member in the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, where she launched and served as the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Primary Care Track Residency and the Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Categorical Residency Program. Joanie's foci include clinical care of the underserved, complex medical issues, HIV, and training the next generation of physicians. 
Katherine Julian

Katherine Julian, MD
Director, UCPC-GIM Track

Katherine Julian, MD is the track director for the UCSF Primary Care General Internal Medicine (UCPC-GIM) Residency Program. She is at the forefront of ambulatory education in internal medicine. After graduating from the UCPC-GIM Program, she served as a Chief Resident at San Francisco General Hospital, and then served as the assistant director of the UCPC-GIM program. Dr Julian became the director of the UCPC-GIM track in 2006. Dr. Julian is also the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Affairs, a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, and Director of Outcomes and Optimization for UCSF Graduate Medical Education.