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Leslie Sheu, MD
M_MED-DGIM-CORE
Assistant Professor

1545 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115


Leslie Sheu, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She completed medical school and residency at UCSF, and served as a chief resident at Moffitt-Long Hospital prior to joining faculty as a Clinician Educator.


Dr. Sheu has an active primary care practice at Mount Zion, where she also precepts residents and PISCES third year medical students. She additionally practices in the Screening and Acute Care Center and attends on the inpatient teaching service at Moffitt-Long Hospital. She strives to provide safe, patient-centered care. She has particular interests in transitions of care across settings, quality improvement, interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as in end-of-life care.


Outside of her clinical work, she directs the clinical microsystems clerkship for the new Bridges curriculum for medical students within the Division of General Internal Medicine (http://meded.ucsf.edu/bridges). She has a passion for teaching, mentoring, and conducting research related to medical education.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Residency Internal Medicine 2015
University of California, San Francisco M.D. Medicine 2012

Interests

Medical education, end-of-life care, interprofessional/interdisciplinary collaboration, mentoring, quality improvement, transitions of care

Awards and Honors
2015   Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee, University of California, San Francisco, 2015
2015   Essential Core Teaching Award Nominee, University of California, San Francisco, 2015
2014   Core Clerkship Teaching Award Recipient, University of California, San Francisco, 2014
2012   Gold-Headed Cane Recipient, University of California, San Francisco, 2012
2012   Alpha Omega Alpha, University of California, San Francisco, 2012
2008   University Medalist, University of California, Berkeley, 2008

Recent Articles (19)

Sheu L, Kogan JR, Hauer KE. How Supervisor Experience Influences Trust, Supervision, and Trainee Learning: A Qualitative Study. Acad Med. 2017 Jan 10.

Duan K, Sheu L. Behind closed doors. Med Teach. 2016 Dec 07; 1-2.

Sheu L, O'Sullivan PS, Aagaard EM, Tad-Y D, Harrell HE, Kogan JR, Nixon J, Hollander H, Hauer KE. How Residents Develop Trust in Interns: A Multi-Institutional Mixed-Methods Study. Acad Med. 2016 Oct; 91(10):1406-1415.

Sheu L, Laponis R, Julian K. Educating the Next Generation of Physicians in Interprofessional Collaboration. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Aug; 31(8):823-5.

Lin JK, Chow DS, Sheu L, Rehani B. Wernicke-Like Encephalopathy Associated With Ifosfamide. Neurohospitalist. 2017 Jan; 7(1):49-50.

Pennington K, Tong IL, Lai CJ, O'Sullivan PS, Sheu L. The Value of Student-Run Clinics for Premedical Students: A Multi-Institutional Study. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(3):961-70.

Sheu L, Fung K, Mourad M, Ranji S, Wu E. We need to talk: Primary care provider communication at discharge in the era of a shared electronic medical record. J Hosp Med. 2015 May; 10(5):307-10.

Sheu LC, Tran TM, Jarlsberg LG, Marras TK, Daley CL, Nahid P. Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections at San Francisco General Hospital. Clin Respir J. 2014 May 6.

Sheu L, Gottenborg EW. False-positive results from a diagnostic colonoscopy: a teachable moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May; 174(5):665-6.

Chen HC, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Ten Cate O, Teherani A. Legitimate workplace roles and activities for early learners. Med Educ. 2014 Feb; 48(2):136-45.

Sheu L, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan PS, Kwong A, Lai CJ. Systems-based practice learning opportunities in student-run clinics: a qualitative analysis of student experiences. Acad Med. 2013 Jun; 88(6):831-6.

Ouyang D, Yuan N, Sheu L, Lau G, Chen C, Lai CJ. Community health education at student-run clinics leads to sustained improvement in patients' hepatitis B knowledge. J Community Health. 2013 Jun; 38(3):471-9.

Sheu L, Lai CJ, Coelho AD, Lin LD, Zheng P, Hom P, Diaz V, O'Sullivan PS. Impact of student-run clinics on preclinical sociocultural and interprofessional attitudes: a prospective cohort analysis. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3):1058-72.

Sheu LC, Zheng P, Coelho AD, Lin LD, O'Sullivan PS, O'Brien BC, Yu AY, Lai CJ. Learning through service: student perceptions on volunteering at interprofessional hepatitis B student-run clinics. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Jun; 26(2):228-33.

Shui W, Petzold CJ, Redding A, Liu J, Pitcher A, Sheu L, Hsieh TY, Keasling JD, Bertozzi CR. Organelle membrane proteomics reveals differential influence of mycobacterial lipoglycans on macrophage phagosome maturation and autophagosome accumulation. J Proteome Res. 2011 Jan 7; 10(1):339-48.

Sheu LC, Toy BC, Kwahk E, Yu A, Adler J, Lai CJ. A model for interprofessional health disparities education: student-led curriculum on chronic hepatitis B infection. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 May; 25 Suppl 2:S140-5.

Shui W, Gilmore SA, Sheu L, Liu J, Keasling JD, Bertozzi CR. Quantitative proteomic profiling of host-pathogen interactions: the macrophage response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipids. J Proteome Res. 2009 Jan; 8(1):282-9.

Shui W, Sheu L, Liu J, Smart B, Petzold CJ, Hsieh TY, Pitcher A, Keasling JD, Bertozzi CR. Membrane proteomics of phagosomes suggests a connection to autophagy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 4; 105(44):16952-7.

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