Dr. David Chia is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency training at the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program. He subsequently joined the core faculty of the Yale School of Medicine. He was the Firm Chief of Waterbury Hospital with the Yale Primary Care Residency Program before becoming the Associate Program Director of Inpatient Education for the Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Chia is currently an academic hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where he is Site Director for the Residency, Director of Clinical Operations and Director of Clinical Innovations. His academic interests include quality improvement, curriculum development, point-of-care ultrasound, and global health.