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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.

http://childrensprize.org/2013/10/25/showcasing-full-page/

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

Calendar

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