Kiran Gupta, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address521 Parnassus Avenue, #5311
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Harvard CollegeA.B.2005Government and Health Policy
    Harvard Medical SchoolM.D.2010
    Brigham and Women's HospitalResidency2013Internal Medicine
    Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship2015Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
    Harvard School of Public HealthM.P.H.2015Clinical Effectiveness
    Certification Board for Professionals in Patient SafetyC.P.P.S.2015
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Kiran Gupta is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine within the Division of Hospital Medicine as well as the Medical Director for Patient Safety at UCSF Medical Center. Her work focuses on supporting caregivers emotionally impacted by patient care, disseminating error prevention frameworks, as well as improving the root cause analysis, incident reporting and mortality review processes at UCSF. As a clinician, Kiran sees patients on a variety of hospital medicine services and is actively involved in resident and medical student education.

    Kiran graduated with honors from Harvard College with an A.B. in Government and a Certificate in Healthcare Policy. While there, she also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Health Policy Review, a semi-annual journal dedicated to publishing articles on a broad spectrum of health policy issues. After college, Kiran attended Harvard Medical School where she received her M.D. in 2010. While in medical school, Kiran was awarded the Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellowship by the National Academies and spent a year at the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C., working on a variety of health policy issues.

    Upon graduation from medical school, Kiran joined the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard University in Boston, MA. While in residency, Kiran participated in the Medical Management Leadership Track and the Partners Health Policy Program. She wrote about her experiences as a resident for the Financial Times Weekend Magazine as well as The Boston Globe.

    After residency, Kiran pursued a Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement through Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. During her two-year fellowship, Kiran worked on a variety of patient safety and quality improvement issues at the hospital and health system level including mortality review and patient experience. She helped run the inpatient mortality review system at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as a variety of patient experience initiatives. She also piloted a program to help residents investigate patient safety issues within the hospital. While in her fellowship, Kiran received a Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and became a Certified Professional in Patient Safety.

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    1. Factors Associated with Malpractice Claim Payout: An Analysis of Closed Emergency Department Claims. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022 09; 48(9):492-495. Gupta K, Szymonifka J, Rivadeneira NA, Khoong EC, Adler-Milstein J, Ross J, Sarkar U. PMID: 35764489.
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    2. Multispecialty Physician Online Survey Reveals That Burnout Related to Adverse Event Involvement May Be Mitigated by Peer Support. J Patient Saf. 2022 09 01; 18(6):531-538. Gupta K, Rivadeneira NA, Lisker S, Chahal K, Gross N, Sarkar U. PMID: 35482414; PMCID: PMC9391272.
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    3. The Abrupt Expansion of Ambulatory Telemedicine: Implications for Patient Safety. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 04; 37(5):1270-1274. Khoong EC, Sharma AE, Gupta K, Adler-Milstein J, Sarkar U. PMID: 35048294; PMCID: PMC8768444.
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    4. Integrating Health Care Technologies: Challenges and Lessons Learned from One Medical Center's Experience. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 10; 45(10):647-648. Gupta K, Wachter RM. PMID: 31462393.
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    5. Decisions and repercussions of second victim experiences for mothers in medicine (SAVE DR MoM). BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 07; 28(7):564-573. Gupta K, Lisker S, Rivadeneira NA, Mangurian C, Linos E, Sarkar U. PMID: 30718333; PMCID: PMC7173705.
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    6. Financial incentives and mortality: taking pay for performance a step too far. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 02; 26(2):164-168. Gupta K, Wachter RM, Kachalia A. PMID: 26893513.
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