Nicholas (Nick) Iverson is a Hospitalist with ZSFG Division of Hospital Medicine, where he attends on both the teaching and direct care services. He is a Consulting Clinician for the Social Medicine Team in the ZSFG Emergency Department. He has particular interests in social/structural determinants of health and advocacy in clinical practice.
Nick is the Medical Director for Food Bridge to Health (FB2H), a medically-tailored food program with a mission to improve food security and justice on care transitions from ZSFG acute care units as a bridge to improved health and wellness. He leads an team working to expand and evaluate systematic social needs screening and operations for the ZSFG ED and acute care settings. He has particular interests in care transitions for vulnerable populations, as well as building community partnerships and engagement with health systems.
Nick is a co-director of the Climate Health and Sustainability Education (CHASE) curriculum, aimed to integrate a core, comprehensive climate health and sustainability curriculum in the UCSF School of Medicine—with a particular interest in environmental justice. Through this work, he joined the leadership team for Climate Resources for Health Education (CRHE), a UCSF-Columbia-MGH-Brigham collaboration tasked with developing planetary health educational materials to be used by health professions schools around the world for the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE).