Beth Griffiths, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA06/2018Internal Medicine Residency
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CAMD06/2015
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MAMPH06/2014Health Policy
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators2021Excellence in Teaching Award
    UCSF PISCES Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship2021PISCES Outstanding Preceptor Award
    UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine2021Robert H. Crede Award for Community Service
    UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators2022Member

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    Dr. Beth Griffiths is an internal medicine physician who provides primary care to adults and teaches medical students and residents in primary care clinic. She also teaches health policy, advocacy, and community engagement and collaborates with researchers to translate their work into policy change.

    Dr. Griffiths serves as Co-Associate Director of Training and Policy Programs at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Education Lead for the CTSI IMPACT Core, and Director of Health Care Advocacy for the Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM). In addition, she serves as Director of Advocacy and Community Engagement for the internal medicine residency Health Equity and Advocacy Pathway, teaches a course on Translating Evidence to Policy in the Implementation Science program, and is the faculty advisor to the UCSF School of Medicine Health Policy Interest Group and UCSF faculty lead for the UCSF/Kaiser Family Foundation Fellowship.

    Dr. Griffiths earned her master's degree in public health at Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, and completed a residency in internal medicine, with a focus on primary care, at UCSF.

    Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Griffiths worked on health and human services legislation in both the California state legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives. She has held leadership roles in the California Medical Association and American Medical Association as well as taken on an active role in various grassroots, community advocacy coalitions.

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    1. Revaluing Primary Care - Going Beyond RVU Increases. N Engl J Med. 2022 Dec 22; 387(25):2302-2303. Griffiths EP. PMID: 36547667.
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    2. Responding to the Great Resignation: Detoxify and Rebuild the Culture. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Dec; 37(16):4276-4277. Linzer M, Griffiths EP, Feldman MD. PMID: 35768678; PMCID: PMC9243774.
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    3. Patient Advocacy Assessment in the Medicine Clerkship: A Qualitative Study of Definition, Context, and Impact. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 08; 37(10):2489-2495. Griffiths EP, Lai CJ, Ziv T, Dawson D, Dhaliwal G, Wheeler M, Teherani A. PMID: 35132554; PMCID: PMC8821783.
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    4. A is for advocacy: How introducing student advocacy assessment impacts longitudinal integrated clerkship students and clinical supervisors. Med Teach. 2022 Feb; 44(2):149-157. Ziv T, Wamsley M, Lai CJ, Griffiths EP, Maxey A, Kryzhanovskaya IE, Teherani A. PMID: 34433360.
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    5. First year medical student perceptions of physician advocacy and advocacy as a core competency: A qualitative analysis. Med Teach. 2021 11; 43(11):1286-1293. Griffiths EP, Tong MS, Teherani A, Garg M. PMID: 34151706.
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    6. Effective Legislative Advocacy - Lessons from Successful Medical Trainee Campaigns. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jun 22; 376(25):2409-2411. Griffiths EP. PMID: 28590793.
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    7. Health Systems Innovation at Academic Health Centers: Leading in a New Era of Health Care Delivery. Acad Med. 2015 Jul; 90(7):872-80. Ellner AL, Stout S, Sullivan EE, Griffiths EP, Mountjoy A, Phillips RS. PMID: 25738387.
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