Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH

School of Medicine
521 Parnassus Avenue, #7223
San Francisco, CA 94117
Jahan Fahimi
Education and Training

University of California, San Diego, B.S. - 2001 Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Harvard School of Public Health, M.P.H. - 2005 Quantitative Methods

New York University, M.D. - 2006 School of Medicine

Alameda County Medical Center - Highland Hospital, Residency - 2010 Emergency Medicine

UCSF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, 2020

Awards and Honors

Presidents Service Award, New York University, 2004

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, NYU School of Medicine, 2006

Chief Resident, Alameda County Medical Center - Highland Hospital, 2009-2010

Backbone Award, UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine, 2010

Graduating Resident of the Year, Alameda County Medical Center - Highland Hospital, 2010

Faculty Teacher of the Year, UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine, 2015

Quarterly Bedside Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine, 2016

Injury Prevention Award, California ACEP, 2022
Dr. Jahan Fahimi is an emergency medicine doctor with a special interest in understanding how to provide the highest-quality care for patients at the right time and place. He serves as medical director of UCSF's adult emergency department and as UCSF Health's medical director for value improvement, a role in which he works with other leaders and teams across the organization to maximize care quality while eliminating inefficiencies and waste.

Fahimi's research and advocacy interests center on firearm violence in the United States. He seeks to better understand its epidemiology, to prevent injury through a public health approach, and to educate other doctors on addressing the firearm injury epidemic at the bedside. He is an affiliated faculty member of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF.

Fahimi earned his master of public health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and his medical degree at New York University. He completed a residency in emergency medicine and a research fellowship at Highland Hospital, part of Alameda Health System.