Naomi Wortis, MD
|Title||Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Department||Family & Community Medicine|
|Address||1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 80|
San Francisco CA 94110
|UCSF||2009||Achievement Award for Excellence in University-Community Partnerships|
|UCSF||2007||Vitamin Settlement Endowed Chair in Community Medicine III|
|UCSF||2006||Hellman Family Award for Early Career Faculty|
|UCSF||2005||Chancellor’s Award for Public Service|
Naomi Wortis, MD is Director of Community Programs and Associate Clinical Professor in UCSF’s Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM). She has a clinical practice at the Family Health Center at San Francisco General Hospital. In addition, she co-founded and now is Director of UCSF’s Pathway to Discovery in Health & Society for medical students, residents, and fellows. She is also Co-Director of DFCM’s Community-Oriented Primary Care curriculum for family medicine residents. She is a consultant on the community medicine curriculum for the required Family and Community Medicine clerkship for third year medical students and the longitudinal community health project curriculum for the PRIME-US medical student track. These are all service-learning curricula. She is a Council member and past Co-Director of UCSF’s Office of University Community Partnerships. This office promotes improvement in the quality of life throughout our communities by cultivating and sustaining strong, collaborative partnerships designed to eliminate health inequities and to model excellence in university and community engagement. She co-founded and directed UCSF’s Community Partnership Resource Center in the DFCM, focusing on improving well-being and reducing health disparities in the southeast sector of San Francisco, until it was merged with University Community Partnerships in 2009. Her community-based participatory research experience includes a community assessment survey project in Bayview Hunters Point. She won the 2005 UCSF Chancellor’s Award for Public Service, a 2006 Hellman Family Award for Early Career Faculty, and a 2009 Achievement Award for Excellence in University-Community Partnership.
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