Sumant Ranji, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall|
San Francisco CA 94117
|Cook County Hospital||Chief Medical Resident||2002||Internal Medicine|
|University of Chicago Hospitals||Internship and Residency||2001||Internal Medicine|
|University of Illinois at Chicago||M.D.||1998||School of Medicine|
|UCSF||2016||Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education|
|UCSF||2015||Academy of Medical Educators|
|2010||Fellow of the American College of Physicians|
|UCSF||2009||Floyd C. Rector Housestaff Teaching Award|
Dr. Sumant Ranji completed his Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Chicago, and subsequently served as Chief Medical Resident at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He joined UCSF in 2002 as a fellow in hospital medicine and clinical research, and subsequently joined the faculty of the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF Medical Center. His work focuses on improving the quality and safety of care for hospitalized patients and educating residents and medical students.
Dr. Ranji was named the Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital in May 2016. In this role, he directs the division's activities in the clinical care of hospitalized patients, education of medical students and residents, research, and quality improvement and patient safety, and is responsible for mentorship and development of the division's 30 faculty and staff.
As an educator, Dr. Ranji remains active in clinical teaching and education for students and residents around quality improvement, patient safety, and high value care. He served as associate program director for the UCSF Internal Medicine residency from 2007-2016, directing educational programs in systems improvement and developing experiential learning approaches to engage residents in improving the quality of care for hospitalized patients. He continues to mentor students, residents, and faculty interested in careers in health care systems improvement.
Dr. Ranji is an Associate Editor of AHRQ Patient Safety Net (http://psnet.ahrq.gov), and an Associate Editor of BMJ Quality and Safety (http://qualitysafety.bmj.com). His clinical responsibilities include attending on the ward and medical consult services at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.
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