S. Andrew Josephson, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||505 Parnassus Avenue|
San Francisco CA 94117
|Washington University||M.D.||2001||School of Medicine|
Dr. S. Andrew Josephson is a neurologist who specializes in neurovascular and other neurologic disorders. At UCSF, he cares for general neurology and stroke patients in the hospital as well as in clinic. He is the Director of the UCSF Neurohospitalist Program, and Medical Director of Inpatient Neurology. He is the Carmen Castro Franceschi and Gladyne K. Mitchell Neurohospitalist Distinguished Professor of Neurology.
After graduating from Stanford University, Dr. Josephson earned his medical degree at Washington University in Saint Louis. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at UCSF, where he was chief resident. He also completed fellowships in neurovascular neurology (stroke) and behavioral neurology at UCSF. He is currently Professor of Neurology and Senior Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology after serving as Acting Chair from 2014-15.
Dr. Josephson's research interests include improving models of inpatient neurologic care delivery, quality and safety in hospitalized patients, neurologic education, delirium, and the contribution of stroke to dementia.
Dr. Josephson has won numerous teaching awards from medical students and residents at UCSF including being selected to present the keynote address for the School of Medicine Commencement; the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching; the Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award, and the Robert Layzer Golden Toe Award for resident teaching.
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