Adrienne Green, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address500 Parnassus Avenue, #E504
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Wesleyan University, Middletown, CTBA05/1987Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    Hannemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PAM.D.06/1994
    Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA06/1997Internal Medicine Residency
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Society of Hospital Medicine2007Award for Clinical Excellence
    UCSF Medical Center2005Exceptional Physician

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    Adrienne Green is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer for UCSF Medical Center and Vice President for Medical and Regulatory Affairs for UCSF Health. In her role as CMO, Dr. Green is responsible for alignment of all adult inpatient and hospital based services with the mission and vision of UCSF Health and the academic missions of the UCSF campus. She is responsible for ensuring the highest level of quality, safety, efficiency, patient and provider experience for adult services at UCSF, and for doing so in a fiscally responsible manner. As VP for Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Dr. Green provides leadership and oversight for the Office of Medical Affairs and Governance as well as all licensing and accreditation activities for UCSF Health.

    Prior to assuming the role of CMO in January 2016, Dr. Green was the Associate CMO from 2007-2015. Other leadership roles have included Medical Directorship of the UCSF Transfer Center, Case Management and the Hospital Medicine Service at UCSF Mt. Zion Hospital.

    In her leadership roles, Dr. Green has provided physician oversight and leadership in many arenas including care transitions, patient safety and root cause analysis, patient throughput and accountable care. In 2014-2015, Adrienne led UCSF Health’s response to the Ebola epidemic including the opening of a Highly Infectious Care Unit. More recently she co-led UCSF's preparedness efforts during the COVID-19 epidemic.

    Dr. Green received a B.A. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Wesleyan University in 1987, her M.D. from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in 1994 and completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Stanford University Hospital in 1998. A practicing Hospitalist at UCSF since 1998, Dr. Green is the recipient of the Society of Hospital Medicine Award for Clinical Excellence and the UCSF Exceptional Physician Award. Dr. Green has served as a member of the board of directors for By the Bay Health and is currently a board member at the San Francisco Center for Jewish Living.

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    1. Engaging GME Learners in Health System-Aligned Improvement Work in the Clinical Learning Environment. Am J Med Qual. 2024 Jan-Feb 01; 39(1):33-41. Rosenbluth G, Choi LW, Boscardin CK, Gonzales R, Green A, Hernandez A, Vidyarthi AR, Julian KA, Baron RB. PMID: 38127672.
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    2. Assessing the contribution of hospital medicine patients to the tertiary quaternary care mission of an academic medical center. J Hosp Med. 2024 Apr; 19(4):287-290. Peng T, Green A, Mourad M. PMID: 38093510.
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    3. Understanding the Singapore COVID-19 Experience: Implications for Hospital Medicine. J Hosp Med. 2020 05; 15(5):281-283. Vidyarthi AR, Bagdasarian N, Esmaili AM, Archuleta S, Monash B, Sehgal NL, Green A, Lim A. PMID: 32379029.
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    4. Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Leaders' Perspectives of Early Discharge Challenges at Academic Medical Centers. J Hosp Med. 2018 06 01; 13(6):388-391. Patel H, Fang MC, Mourad M, Green A, Wachter RM, Murphy RD, Harrison JD. PMID: 29240850.
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    5. Increased Access to Professional Interpreters in the Hospital Improves Informed Consent for Patients with Limited English Proficiency. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Aug; 32(8):863-870. Lee JS, Pérez-Stable EJ, Gregorich SE, Crawford MH, Green A, Livaudais-Toman J, Karliner LS. PMID: 28185201; PMCID: PMC5515780.
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    6. Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: a survey of practices and recommendations. J Hosp Med. 2010 Apr; 5(4):234-9. Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, Blegen MA, Wachter RM. PMID: 20394030.
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    7. The relationship of insurance status, hospital ownership, and teaching status with interhospital transfers in California in 2000. Acad Med. 2005 Aug; 80(8):774-9. Green A, Showstack J, Rennie D, Goldman L. PMID: 16043535.
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