James Frank, MD, MA is a clinician-educator and Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco where he focuses on medical education across undergraduate and graduate learners. He is a medical student coach in the UCSF Bridges Curriculum and directs the medical student critical care immersion experience at the San Francisco VA. He is the program director for the UCSF Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program. His clinical work includes critical care medicine, co-leading the pulmonary embolism response team, thoracentesis service and Neuromuscular/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis respiratory clinic the the SFVA. Dr. Frank formerly ran a biomedical research program and has experience in teaching research skills and mentorship. His current academic interests include education leadership, teaching quality improvement and communication skills, professional coaching, and curriculum development and implementation.