Diane Sliwka, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1800 Owens, #C475
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of ConnecticutM.D.2002School of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Diane Sliwka, MD is a Hospitalist and Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. In her role as Chief Physician Experience Officer at UCSF Health, she has led provider experience efforts organizationally since 2014. This role includes measurement of the provider work experience as well as individual, local and organizational efforts to improve well-being and the structural and systemic challenges for providers. Diane also co-chairs the University of California wide collaborative on physician well-being since 2019, is a member of the National CHARM Chief Wellness Officer Network, and has completed training in the Stanford Chief Wellness Officer Course.

    Diane leads UCSF Health’s Center for Enhancement of Communication in Healthcare which provides relationship centered communication skills training for providers. She co-chairs the Health Equity Council at UCSF, leads clinical communications related to COVID pandemic. From 2012-until 2020 she served as Executive Medical Director for Patient Experience with a focus on physician engagement in improving the experience for patients at UCSF Health.

    Diane received her bachelor degree in Biology from Dartmouth College and her medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine after which she completed Internal Medicine Residency at Maine Medical Center. She then spent 2 years as a clinician educator and hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where she completed the Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education with an academic focus on simulation education before transitioning to UCSF. She has completed leadership training through the UCSF Institute for Physician Leadership and the Coro Women’s Initiative at UCSF. She is faculty in the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

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    1. Physician Satisfaction With Lactation Resources Following an Intervention to Improve Lactation Accommodations. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 08 01; 6(8):e2327757. Mourad M, Prasad P, Wick C, Sliwka D. PMID: 37552478; PMCID: PMC10410473.
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    2. The Impact of Patient-Physician Racial and Gender Concordance on Patient Satisfaction with Outpatient Clinic Visits. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 Jun 21. Shaw NM, Hills N, Holler J, Fernandez A, Davis D, Palmer NR, Sliwka D, Breyer BN. PMID: 37341950.
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    3. The Impact of Patient Travel Distance on Outpatient Visit Satisfaction: Comparison of Telehealth and Traditional In-Person Visits. Telemed J E Health. 2023 12; 29(12):1897-1900. Shaw NM, Abbasi B, Odisho AY, Hills N, Holler J, Sliwka D, Breyer BN. PMID: 37172307.
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    4. Health Affairs Blog. Six Principles To Ensure Clinician Well-Being: Lessons From COVID-19’s Darkest Days For A New Way Of Working. 2021. Lisa S. Rotenstein, Daiva Braunfelds, Diane Sliwka. . View Publication.
    5. International Journal of Women's Dermatology. Bridging racial differences in the clinical encounter: How implicit bias and stereotype threat contribute to health care disparities in the dermatology clinic. 2021; 7(2):139-144. Britney N. Wilson MBS, Jenny E. Murase MD, Diane Sliwka MD, Nina Botto MD . View Publication.
    6. Bridging racial differences in the clinical encounter: How implicit bias and stereotype threat contribute to health care disparities in the dermatology clinic. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2021 Mar; 7(2):139-144. Wilson BN, Murase JE, Sliwka D, Botto N. PMID: 33937479; PMCID: PMC8072500.
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    7. Postdischarge focus groups to improve the hospital experience. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Nov-Dec; 28(6):536-8. Neeman N, Quinn K, Shoeb M, Mourad M, Sehgal NL, Sliwka D. PMID: 23687239.
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    8. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Impact of a Teaching Procedure Service on the Training of Internal Medicine Residents. 2012; 2(4):170-175. Mourad, Michelle, Sumant Ranji, and Diane Sliwka. .
    9. A randomized controlled trial of the impact of a teaching procedure service on the training of internal medicine residents. J Grad Med Educ. 2012 Jun; 4(2):170-5. Mourad M, Ranji S, Sliwka D. PMID: 23730437; PMCID: PMC3399608.
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    10. Patient satisfaction with a hospitalist procedure service: is bedside procedure teaching reassuring to patients? J Hosp Med. 2011 Apr; 6(4):219-24. Mourad M, Auerbach AD, Maselli J, Sliwka D. PMID: 21480494.
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    11. Validation of a self-efficacy instrument and its relationship to performance of crisis resource management skills. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2011 Dec; 16(5):579-90. Plant JL, van Schaik SM, Sliwka DC, Boscardin CK, O'Sullivan PS. PMID: 21264508; PMCID: PMC3226693.
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    12. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the United States: still room for improvement. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Jun; 25(6):484-6. Sliwka D, Fang MC. PMID: 20390463; PMCID: PMC2869419.
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