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News & Highlights

  • DGIM Faculty Practice Celebrates Achievement of Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition  

    The Mt. Zion Division of General Internal Medicine Faculty Practice located at 1701 Divisadero Street has achieved Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The practice scored 100% on all 6 must pass elements, which are: 1A: Access during office hours; 2D: Use data for population management; 3C: Care management; 4A: Support self-care process; 5B: Referral tracking and follow-up; 6C: Implement continuous quality improvement.

  • Reena Gupta, assistant professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine at SFGH, awarded a grant from the Macy Foundation.
  • Dean Schillinger, Division Chief for General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, is interviewed in The Service Minded Physician, a census of U.S. physician-leaders’ on health equity and humanism-in-medicine.

Residency Spotlight

Project Muso is one of the eight finalists for Caplow Children's Prize

Dr. Ari Johnson's non-profit organization, Project Muso http://www.projectmuso.org/, is one of the eight finalists for the $1 million Caplow Children's Prize that is awarded to the applicant with the best plan to save the lives of children who would otherwise die before age five. The $1 million will allow the applicant to execute their vision.

Ari Johnson, a third-year resident in the Internal Medicine Primary Care residency program at SFGH, is co-founder of Project Muso. The organization partners with communities in Mali to solve the root causes of health crises.


Dr. Ari Johnson's recently published article, "Assessing Early Access to Care and Child Survival during a Health System Strengthening Intervention in Mali: A Repeated Cross Sectional Survey" can be found at http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0081304


2014 DGIM Faculty Retreat
2014 DGIM Faculty Retreat
8:30am - 5pm | The Firehouse at Fort Mason Center + Add to calendar
2014 Robert H. Crede Awards
2014 Robert H. Crede Award Ceremony
12pm - 1pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Room 523 + Add to calendar