Marlene Martin, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    UCSF2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    UCSFResidency2015Internal Medicine
    Stanford UniversityMD2012School of Medicine
    Stanford UniversityBA, Honors2006Human Biology
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    University of California, San Francisco2019  - 2022John A. Watson Scholar
    National Hispanic Medical Association2019Young Physician of the Year

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    Marlene Martin, MD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF and a hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She is driven to improve care for vulnerable populations in the safety net. Drawn to medicine to address health inequities and social injustices, her interests lie in systems improvement with a focus on care transitions and addiction medicine.

    Marlene was born and raised in Los Angeles and is a first generation college graduate. She attended college and medical school at Stanford and was a NIH Fogarty Scholar in Peru. Her bilingual and bicultural Mexican immigrant background influenced her to serve vulnerable immigrant populations and those experiencing homelessness, and drew her to UCSF for residency.

    At ZSFG she is the physician lead for equitable care, a member of the Health Equity Council, and co-chair of the care transitions task force. Within the School of Medicine, she serves as a coach for the UCSF SJV PRIME students.

    Marlene is board certified in addiction medicine and founded and directs the Addiction Care Team, a consultation service to deliver evidence-based care for hospitalized patients with substance use disorders.

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    1. Haber LA, DeFries T, Martin M. Things We Do for No Reason™: Discontinuing Buprenorphine When Treating Acute Pain. J Hosp Med. 2019 08 16; 14. PMID: 31433765.
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    2. Martin M. Providing Comprehensive Health Care for Undocumented People in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Feb 01; 179(2):183-185. PMID: 30575858.
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    3. Martin M. Crossing Borders. N Engl J Med. 2018 Sep 06; 379(10):906-907. PMID: 30044723.
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    4. Martin M, Sauer T, Alarcon JA, Vinoles J, Walter EC, Ton TG, Zunt J. Prevalence and impact of asthma among school-aged students in Lima, Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 11 01; 21(11):1201-1205. PMID: 29037303.
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    5. Martin M, Sedighi Manesh R, Henderson MC, Critchfield JM. Diagnostic Scheming. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 30(12):1874-8. PMID: 26307386; PMCID: PMC4636562 [Available on 12/01/16].
    6. Ortega-García JA, Martin M, López-Fernández MT, Fuster-Soler JL, Donat-Colomer J, López-Ibor B, Claudio L, Ferrís-Tortajada J. Transgenerational tobacco smoke exposure and childhood cancer: an observational study. J Paediatr Child Health. 2010 Jun; 46(6):291-5. PMID: 20412413.
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    7. Martin M, Rodriguez K, Sánchez-Sauco M, Zambudio-Carmona G, Ortega-García JA. Household exposure to pesticides and bladder exstrophy in a newborn baby boy: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 2009 Mar 30; 3:6626. PMID: 19830118.
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    8. Martin M, Palaniappan LP, Kwan AC, Reaven GM, Reaven PD. Ethnic differences in the relationship between adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in South Asian and Caucasian women. Diabetes Care. 2008 Apr; 31(4):798-801. PMID: 18202246.
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