Michael Steinman, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||4150 Clement Street|
San Francisco CA 94143
Dr. Steinman received his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in primary care internal medicine at UCSF. He then joined the UCSF Division of Geriatrics for fellowships in the VA National Quality Scholars Program and the UCSF Clinical Geriatrics Fellowship. Dr. Steinman has been a member of the faculty at UCSF since 2004.
Dr. Steinman is a national leader in identifying and improving the quality of medication prescribing in clinically complex older adults. He devotes most of his time to research, while also maintaining an active clinical practice in the geriatrics clinic and inpatient general medicine service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Dr. Steinman's research program focuses on improving how doctors prescribe medications for older adults, and is supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging, and the American Federation for Aging Research. His research interests also include pharmaceutical industry marketing and the impacts of marketing on physicians and trainees.
Dr. Steinman is Co-Director for Research and Director of Research Training for the UCFS Division of Geriatrics, and is leader of the Data Management and Accrual Core for the UCSF Pepper Center for Aging Research. He also serves as Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research at UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). He is Immediate Past-President of the California Region for the Society of General Internal Medicine.
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