Michelle Mourad is Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine and a Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. She divides her time between clinical, quality improvement and administrative roles.
Clinically, Michelle attends on both on the Medicine Teaching Service and on the Hospitalist Procedure Service, a hospitalist-based rotation for interns to gain mastery of procedure skills and knowledge. Michelle’s interests in quality improvement are broad and encompass the areas of transitions in care, patient and provider satisfaction, reducing costs of care and using informatics to improve care delivery. In her role as Vice Chair, Michelle is responsible for overseeing performance improvement and clinical strategy in all of these areas across the continuum of care. As the Medical Director for Transitions in Care for UCSF Health, Michelle leads efforts to improve outcomes and reduce adverse events across transitions through care delivery innovations and community partnerships. In addition to her improvement work, Michelle has published extensively in the areas of quality, safety, and value.
Michelle received her BA in Chemistry from Williams College, and her MD from New York University. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at UCSF and completed fellowship in Hospital Medicine at UCSF prior to starting as faculty in 2009. She is the recipient of the Medicine Housestaff Teaching Award for excellence in teaching and mentoring and the Medical Student Excellence in Teaching Award.