Joan Addington-White, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2540 23rd Street, #4604
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Bowdoin College , Brunswick, MaineBA06/1982Comparitive Religion
    Ghandian Social Work Institute, School for International Learning, Ahmedabad, India1981Junior Year Abroad
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisMD05/1990Medicine
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinoisresidency06/1993Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine Certified10/2023
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    American College of Physicians  - 2011Helen Dickie Award for Outstanding Woman Physician
    UW-Madison  - 2010Teaching Award for Excellence in the Education of Residents and Fellows in the Ambulatory Setting
    UW-Madison2007  - 2009UW Medical Foundation Certificate of Achievement
    UW School of Medicine and Public Health  - 2009Department of Medicine Housestaff Professionalism Award
    UW-Madison  - 2011Department of Medicine Internist’s Internist Award
    Best Doctors2009  - 2017Best Doctors of America
    University of Wisconsin Health, Madison, WI2018UW Health Clinical Educator Excellence Award
    2022Best Doctors in America
    ZSFG Department of Internal Medicine2022Nominated for the Master Clinician award by my Division of General Internal Medicine
    UCSF2022Nominated for the GME Excellence and Innovation award Grant
    UCSF ZSFG Internal Medicine2023Recipient of the Distinction in Medicine Education Award
    UCSF ZSFG Department of Internal Medicine2023Nominated for the Master Clinician award by my Division of General Internal Medicine
    UCSF2024  - 2025Master Clinician in the Department of Medicine

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    Dr. Joan Addington-White is a Professor of Medicine with the UCSF Department of Medicine at the Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She is the Residency Director for the San Francisco General Hospital Primary Care Internal Medicine Training Program (SFPC). SFPC is the pre-eminent public hospital training program in the country, whose mission is to train future leaders in clinical care, research, policy, education and systems administration to promote health and healthcare for vulnerable and underserved patient and communities.

    She is passionate about practicing medicine in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, complex medical issues, care of the patient with a history of incarceration, and HIV primary care. Dr. Addington-White teaches about health equity, general internal medicine, and focuses on creating a curriculum and program which attracts and mentors a diverse group of residents. She leads the Health Equity pathway for the Internal Medicine residency.

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    Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program
    CA Dept of Health Care Access & Info CA-0219324 _Song Brown GA22-SBPCR-EXT-0001282Jun 30, 2023 - Aug 31, 2026
    Role: Principal-Investigator