Lawrence Haber, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Columbia UniversityBA2002Art History
    Weill Cornell Medical CollegeMD2006
    University of California, San FranciscoInternship 2007Internal Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2009Internal Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2011Hospital Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital2021Distinction in Medical Education
    Academy of Medical Educators, University of California San Francisco2019Excellence in Teaching
    Division of Hospital Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital2018Educator of the Year

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    Dr. Lawrence Haber is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. After graduating from Columbia University, Dr. Haber earned a medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed internal medicine residency training in General Medicine/ Primary Care at UCSF. Directly after residency, he spent time working as a generalist on the Navajo Reservation for the Indian Health Services. Returning to the Bay Area, Dr. Haber completed an academic hospital medicine fellowship at UCSF.

    Dr. Haber is currently a safety-net hospitalist at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center where he is the Director of the Medicine Consult and Comanagement Service and Director of Faculty Development for the Division of Hospital Medicine. For the UCSF School of Medicine, Dr. Haber formerly co-directed the Intersessions Course, and currently acts as a Bridges Coach and a Confidential Career Advisor for students interested in Internal Medicine. His interests include clinical care for vulnerable patient populations, addressing health disparities for hospitalized patients with a focus on those experiencing incarceration, medical student education, faculty development, peer to peer feedback, and clinical problem solving.

    • Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
    • Medical Licensure, California

    Memberships & Affiliations:
    • Alpha Omega Alpha
    • Society of Hospital Medicine

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    1. On a Ventilator in Shackles. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Sep 07. Bansal AD, Haber LA. PMID: 34494206.
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    2. Readability of Patient Discharge Instructions. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jul 08. Burns ST, Amobi N, Chen JV, O'Brien M, Haber LA. PMID: 34240287.
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    3. Shackling Ulcer: an Upper Extremity Ulcer Secondary to Handcuffs. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 07; 36(7):2146. Haber LA, O'Brien M. PMID: 33629265.
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    4. Caring for Hospitalized Incarcerated Patients: Physician and Nurse Experience. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jan 06. Brooks KC, Makam AN, Haber LA. PMID: 33409890.
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    5. Using Peer Feedback to Promote Clinical Excellence in Hospital Medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 12; 35(12):3644-3649. Rosenthal MA, Sharpe BA, Haber LA. PMID: 32959350.
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    6. Becoming outstanding educators: What do they say contributed to success? Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2020 08; 25(3):655-672. Thomas LR, Roesch J, Haber L, Rendón P, Chang A, Timm C, Kalishman S, O'Sullivan P. PMID: 31940102.
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    7. Acute Care for Patients Who Are Incarcerated: A Review. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Nov 01; 179(11):1561-1567. Haber LA, Erickson HP, Ranji SR, Ortiz GM, Pratt LA. PMID: 31524937.
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    8. Things We Do for No Reason™: Discontinuing Buprenorphine When Treating Acute Pain. J Hosp Med. 2019 10 01; 14(10):633-635. Haber LA, DeFries T, Martin M. PMID: 31433765.
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    9. By the Light of Day: Quality, Safety, and Education During the Overnight Admission Handoff. Cureus. 2019 Apr 23; 11(4):e4529. Devendra GP, Ortiz GM, Haber LA. PMID: 31263637.
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    10. Acute Clinical Care for Transgender Patients: A Review. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 11 01; 178(11):1535-1543. Rosendale N, Goldman S, Ortiz GM, Haber LA. PMID: 30178031.
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    11. Lift Then Shift: Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis. Am J Med. 2019 01; 132(1):e3-e6. Silverman E, Haber LA, Geha RM. PMID: 30201247.
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    12. Shining a Light on Overnight Education: Hospitalist and Resident Impressions of the Current State, Barriers, and Methods for Improvement. Cureus. 2018 Jul 06; 10(7):e2939. Sani SN, Wistar E, Le L, Chia D, Haber LA. PMID: 30202670.
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    13. Clearing the air: inpatient providers' knowledge, perspectives, and experience with electronic cigarettes. J Hosp Med. 2014 Dec; 9(12):805-7. Haber LA, Ortiz GM. PMID: 25352497.
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    14. Effects of increased overnight supervision on resident education, decision-making, and autonomy. J Hosp Med. 2012 Oct; 7(8):606-10. Haber LA, Lau CY, Sharpe BA, Arora VM, Farnan JM, Ranji SR. PMID: 22865395.
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    15. Branding the rodeo: a case study of tobacco sports sponsorship. Am J Public Health. 2010 Jan; 100(1):32-41. Ling PM, Haber LA, Wedl S. PMID: 19910357.
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    16. Preparing fourth-year medical students to teach during internship. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 May; 21(5):518-20. Haber RJ, Bardach NS, Vedanthan R, Gillum LA, Haber LA, Dhaliwal GS. PMID: 16704402.
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