Craig A. Munroe, MD is an Associate Professor at UCSF, and the Associate Chief for Clinical Innovation for the UCSF Health GI Division. He is a member of the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation (CDHI).
Dr. Munroe earned his medical degree from Georgetown University in 2005. Dr. Munroe completed his internship and internal medicine residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital, gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford University and advanced training in interventional endoscopy at the University of California, San Diego in 2012. Dr. Munroe then joined the faculty at Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, where he served as Chief of Gastroenterology from 2017-2020. Dr Munroe was active in teaching and mentoring housestaff while on campus at Kaiser, was a member of the San Francisco Academy of Medical Educators, faculty for the Introduction to Integrated Health Program and a preceptor for the UCSF- Kaiser Permanente Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (KLIC) program.
Dr Munroe’s primary research interests include telemedicine in specialty care, and interventional endoscopy with a focus on advanced tissue resection. Additional interests include diversity and inclusion in medicine, novel medical device design and technique implementation, and physician entrepreneurship. Dr. Munroe is active in the American Gastroenterological Association, and currently serves on the Equity Project Advisory Board, Center for GI Innovation and Technology (CGIT) and Diversity committees.
In addition to his work at UCSF, Dr Munroe is past president of the Northern California Society of Clinical Gastroenterology and has founded a GI endoscopy medical mission to Jamaica, WI.