Ami Parekh, MD, JD

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Ami is the Chief Medical Officer for Population Health and Clinical Integration at UCSF Health. She is also an Associate Professor in Internal Medicine.

    She leads UCSF Health's Office of Population Health and Accountable Care and UCSF Health's Clinically Integrated Network. In this work, she partners with payers, providers and across UCSF Health to succeed in Alternative Payment Models and develop new care models to better serve our patients.

    As a clinician, Ami sees patients both in the hospital and in the ambulatory setting. She is actively involved in resident and medical student education.

    Ami graduated phi beta kappa from Williams College majoring in political science and biology. While there she also served as student body co-president and received the only award given at graduation, the William Bradford Award for citizenship. After college, she worked for McKinsey and Company in New York, NY. Following her position at McKinsey, she worked on antiretroviral pricing negotiations with international generic pharmaceutical companies for the Clinton Foundation.

    After working, Ami returned to school and attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine and also pursued a law degree at Yale Law School. While at law school, she spent a significant amount of time working on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign where she served as the co-convenor for the Health Policy Advisory Committee. Upon Graduation from Yale, she joined the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard University in Boston, MA. where she was selected to be a chief resident at the Faulkner Hospital.

    At UCSF, she has been recognized with teaching awards and represents UCSF Health on the Canopy Health, LLC board as well as the UCSF Health ACO, Medicare Shared Savings, Governance Board. She was also selected for the California Healthcare Foundation's (CHCF) Leadership Fellowship and was elected to serve on the CHCF's fellowship Alumni Network Board. She also volunteers on the Watsi Coverage Advisory Board (https://watsi.org/about).

    Ami spends her free time exploring the Bay Area with her family.

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    1. Rajkomar A, Yim JW, Grumbach K, Parekh A. Weighting Primary Care Patient Panel Size: A Novel Electronic Health Record-Derived Measure Using Machine Learning. JMIR Med Inform. 2016 Oct 14; 4(4):e29. PMID: 27742603.
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    2. Parekh AM, Fang MC. Care as a continuum: will hospital outcomes be influenced by outpatient care? J Hosp Med. 2015 Feb; 10(2):133-4. PMID: 25545772.
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