Elizabeth Murphy, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
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    Elizabeth Adkins Murphy MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF Medical Center. Elizabeth received her medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School and graduated from the University of Michigan Internal Medicine Residency Program. Elizabeth is Director of the Congestive Heart Failure Hospitalist Service, Director of the Heme-BMT Hospitalist Service and Director of the Nighttime Hospitalist Service. Elizabeth oversees recruitment, hiring and operations for these services. Hospitalists on these services work closely with cardiologists, hematologists and the Internal Medicine residency program. Elizabeth coordinates operations with these providers to facilitate effective co-management on the specialty services and to optimize the clinical care and education delivered overnight.

    Elizabeth has a strong interest in quality improvement and leadership development. She currently represents the Division of Hospital Medicine in UCSF Medical Center's Sepsis Initiative aimed at improving sepsis bundle compliance and mortality. Elizabeth has also developed and implemented a protocol to streamline the admission and care of low risk cardiac patients in a designated observation unit. She also spearheaded the opening of an Acute Care for the Elderly Unit at UCSF. From 2007-2009, Elizabeth served as the UCSF Geriatrics Reynolds Scholar. And from 2009-2010, Elizabeth participated in the Center for the Health Professions Institute for Physician Leadership.

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