Dr. Cory Johnson is the director of behavioral medicine at UCSF-SFGH Family & Community Residency Program, where he trains residents to use skills traditionally utilized by family therapists in their primary care visits with patients. He has received fellowship training in family systems therapy and clinical therapy supervision led by Dr. George Saba, an internationally respected family therapist. He believes relationships are fundamental to healing and wellbeing and that we cannot heal our body without tending to our mind or spirit.
He has several clinical roles. He provides full spectrum primary care to all ages and families. He serves as the physician lead for the Bridge Clinic contingency management program, the first clinic-based group contingency management program in the department of public health and attends in the Stanley Jackson/ Family Medicine HIV Clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General. He maintains his therapy skills by providing longitudinal systemic therapy to a small cohort of individuals and couples.