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Lawrence Haber, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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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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    Division of Hospital Medicine, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital2018Educator of the Year
    Academy of Medical Educators, University of California San Francisco2019Excellence in Teaching

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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 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 hospitalist at Zuckerberg 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 formely 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 medical education, faculty development, vulnerable patient populations, 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. Thomas LR, Roesch J, Haber L, Rendón P, Chang A, Timm C, Kalishman S, O'Sullivan P. Becoming outstanding educators: What do they say contributed to success? Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2020 Jan 15. PMID: 31940102.
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    2. Haber LA, Erickson HP, Ranji SR, Ortiz GM, Pratt LA. Acute Care for Patients Who Are Incarcerated: A Review. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 16. PMID: 31524937.
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    3. Haber LA, DeFries T, Martin M. Things We Do for No Reason™: Discontinuing Buprenorphine When Treating Acute Pain. J Hosp Med. 2019 10 01; 14(10):633-635. PMID: 31433765.
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    4. Devendra GP, Ortiz GM, Haber LA. By the Light of Day: Quality, Safety, and Education During the Overnight Admission Handoff. Cureus. 2019 Apr 23; 11(4):e4529. PMID: 31263637.
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    5. Rosendale N, Goldman S, Ortiz GM, Haber LA. Acute Clinical Care for Transgender Patients: A Review. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 11 01; 178(11):1535-1543. PMID: 30178031.
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    6. Silverman E, Haber LA, Geha RM. Lift Then Shift: Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis. Am J Med. 2019 01; 132(1):e3-e6. PMID: 30201247.
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    7. Sani SN, Wistar E, Le L, Chia D, Haber LA. 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. PMID: 30202670.
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    8. Haber LA, Ortiz GM. Clearing the air: inpatient providers' knowledge, perspectives, and experience with electronic cigarettes. J Hosp Med. 2014 Dec; 9(12):805-7. PMID: 25352497.
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    9. Haber LA, Lau CY, Sharpe BA, Arora VM, Farnan JM, Ranji SR. Effects of increased overnight supervision on resident education, decision-making, and autonomy. J Hosp Med. 2012 Oct; 7(8):606-10. PMID: 22865395.
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    10. Ling PM, Haber LA, Wedl S. Branding the rodeo: a case study of tobacco sports sponsorship. Am J Public Health. 2010 Jan; 100(1):32-41. PMID: 19910357.
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    11. Haber RJ, Bardach NS, Vedanthan R, Gillum LA, Haber LA, Dhaliwal GS. Preparing fourth-year medical students to teach during internship. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 May; 21(5):518-20. PMID: 16704402.
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