Faculty ProfilesMelissa Bachhuber, MD
4150 Clement St
San Francisco, CA 94121
Melissa R. Bachhuber, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at UCSF. She practices primary care and hospital medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center where she also serves as a ward attending and clinic preceptor. She is a member of the Core Faculty for the VA Center of Excellence for Primary Care Education which focuses on providing internal medicine residents and advanced nurse practitioner students with longitudinal training in team-based ambulatory patient care. Dr. Bachhuber develops curricula in interprofessional, case-based conferences, home visits, and transitions in care. In her work with medical students she engages in direct teaching and mentoring through courses such as Foundations of Patient Care, LCE, and VALOR. Dr. Bachhuber was appointed as the SFVA Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Education in 2013 and continues to service in this role. She is a member of the School of Medicine 2013-2014 Teaching Scholars Program. Dr. Bachhuber is delighted to serve as a UCSF SOM Coach starting in AY 17-18 (http://meded.ucsf.edu/mse/coaching-program).
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California, San Francisco||Teaching Scholars Program||2013|
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency||School of Medicine - Internal Medicine||2009|
|University of Wisconsin||MD||School of Medicine and Public Health||2006|
Awards and Honors
Cooke Award for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, 2015
Kaiser Excellence in Teaching Award, Nominee, UCSF, 2014-2015
Excellence in Teaching, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, 2014
AOA, UW-Madison, 2006
Recent Articles (5)
O'Brien BC, Patel SR, Pearson M, Eastburn AP, Earnest GE, Strewler A, Gager K, Manuel JK, Dulay M, Bachhuber MR, Shunk R. Twelve tips for delivering successful interprofessional case conferences. Med Teach. 2017 Jul 07; 1-7.
Stephens C, Sackett N, Pierce R, Schopfer D, Schmajuk G, Moy N, Bachhuber M, Wallhagen MI, Lee SJ. Transitional care challenges of rehospitalized veterans: listening to patients and providers. Popul Health Manag. 2013 Oct; 16(5):326-31.