Jack Chase MD FAAFP FHM is a core faculty member in the University of California San Francisco Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, based at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH.) He provides clinical care at SFGH on the Social Medicine team, Family Medicine Inpatient Service, Supportive and Palliative Care Service, and in the Minor Procedure Clinic.
Dr. Chase co-developed and co-leads the SFGH Social Medicine team -- a novel, team-based multidisciplinary model for social needs-based medical care in the SFGH Emergency Department. The team provides medical-psychosocial care of complex and underserved patients in conjunction with community-based services for substance use, mental health, homelessness, food insecurity, trauma and intimate partner violence, medical-legal and financial needs.
Dr. Chase serves as the Co-Chair of the SFGH Ethics Committee -- providing clinical ethics consultation, education and policy recommendations at SFGH and in SF Department of Public Health.
Dr. Chase holds a Recognition in Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine from the ABFM/ABIM and board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He previously served as the Director of Operations for the UCSF Family Medicine Inpatient Service at SFGH from 2013-2018, Co-Director of the Family Health Center Minor Procedure Clinic from 2014-2018 and as the Medical Director of the Department of Care Coordination at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital from 2018-2019.