Molly Kantor is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Molecular Biology and certificate in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy from Princeton University. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School and completed internship and residency in internal medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. After completing residency, she joined the faculty of the University of California, San Diego in the Division of Hospital Medicine. At UCSD, Molly had roles in quality improvement, patient safety, medical education, and clinical care. She led quality improvement projects on reducing daily laboratory test ordering, development of a physician performance dashboard, and served as the physician co-chair of the Safe Medication Practice subcommittee. She served as the Associate Clerkship Director for the UCSD Hillcrest site for the third-year medical student clerkship with responsibilities in curriculum development, formal teaching in a monthly lecture, evaluation of clerkship students, and clerkship administration.
Molly joined the faculty at UCSF in 2017. She serves as the Assistant Director of the UCSF Health Medical Service, helping to lead clinical operations of the teaching wards. She also serves at the Assistant Director of Quality and Safety for the Division of Hospital Medicine. Clinically, Molly attends on the inpatient teaching wards and direct care medicine service. She is involved in quality improvement projects on reducing length of stay, advanced care planning, high value care, and diagnostic errors. She teaches medical students and residents on the teaching wards. Her academic interests include quality improvement, patient safety, high-value care, diagnostic errors, medical informatics, clinical operations, and medical education.