Diane Sliwka, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
San Francisco CA 94117
|University of Connecticut||M.D.||2002||School of Medicine|
Diane Sliwka is a Hospitalist at UCSF Medical Center. She received her bachelor degree in Biology from Dartmouth College and her medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Maine Medical Center. She then spent 2 years as a clinician educator and hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where she completed the Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education with an academic focus on simulation education. She is currently an associate professor of medicine at UCSF Medical Center and maintains clinical, administrative, quality and educational roles. In 2008, she founded the UCSF bedside Hospitalist Procedure Service and developed a procedure teaching curriculum for 1st year Internal Medicine residents. In 2012, she took the lead in physician engagement for the patient and physician experience through the Living PRIDE campaign, a UCSF Medical Center and Studer Group/Lean process improvement effort. In addition, in 2012 she stepped into the role of director of the Mt. Zion Medical Service. Clinically, Diane spends time on the inpatient medical wards and the procedure service. In her quality role, she oversees patient experience for the Division of Hospital Medicine with a focus on Physician-Patient Communication and is the lead for physician engagement across UCSF Medical Center for similar efforts. She works closely with residents, interns and medical students on the wards and procedure services.
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