OUR PEOPLE

Mary Whooley, MD

Professor
School of Medicine
VAMC 18
San Francisco, CA 94121
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Mary Whooley
Education and Training

Yale University, , Bachelor of Arts - 1987 Psychology

Boston University School of Medicine, , Doctor of Medicine - 1991 Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, , Internship and Residency - 1995 Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, , Chief Residency - 1996 Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, , Postdoctoral Fellowship - 1998 Health Services Research

University of California, San Francisco, , Training Certificate - 2013 Implementation Science

American Board of Preventive Medicine, , Subspecialty Certification - 2016 Clinical Informatics

University of California, San Francisco, , - 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

Awards and Honors

Elected to Membership | 1991
Elected to Membership, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1991
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence | 1992
Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence, UCSF Department of Medicine, 1992
UCSF Department of Medicine

Keith Johnson Award | 1993
Keith Johnson Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 1993
UCSF Department of Medicine

Young Investigator Award | 1997
Young Investigator Award, American Society Bone & Mineral Research, 1997
American Society Bone & Mineral Research

Career Development Award | 1998
Career Development Award, VA Health Services Research & Development, 1998
VA Health Services Research & Development

Physician Faculty Scholars Award | 2001
Physician Faculty Scholars Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2001
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Beeson Faculty Scholars Award | 2001
Beeson Faculty Scholars Award, American Federation for Aging Research, 2001
American Federation for Aging Research

Hellman Award for Early Career Faculty | 2002
Hellman Award for Early Career Faculty, University of California, San Francisco, 2002
University of California, San Francisco

Advanced Career Development Award | 2004
Advanced Career Development Award, VA Health Services Research & Development, 2004
VA Health Services Research & Development

Resident Research Mentorship Award | 2006
Resident Research Mentorship Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2006
UCSF Department of Medicine

Herbert Weiner Early Career Award | 2006
Herbert Weiner Early Career Award, American Psychosomatic Society, 2006
American Psychosomatic Society

Outstanding Mentor of the Year | 2009
Outstanding Mentor of the Year, SF Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium, 2009
SF Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium

Elected to Fellowship | 2009
Elected to Fellowship, American Heart Association (AHA), 2009
American Heart Association (AHA)

Elected to Membership | 2011
Elected to Membership, American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2011
American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

Elected to Fellowship | 2011
Elected to Fellowship, American College of Cardiology (ACC), 2011
American College of Cardiology (ACC)

Elected to Membership | 2014
Elected to Membership, Association of American Physicians (AAP), 2014
Association of American Physicians (AAP)

Stephen B. Hulley Award for Excellence in Teaching | 2015
Stephen B. Hulley Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, 2015
UCSF Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

Research Professor Award | 2018
Research Professor Award, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, 2018
Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator Award | 2019
Michael L. Pollock Established Investigator Award, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 2019
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research | 2020
Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF, 2020
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF
Overview
Mary Whooley MD FACP FAHA FACC FAMIA is a primary care physician, implementation scientist, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Director of the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Medical Effectiveness (CHIME) at the San Francisco VA and UCSF. Her work focuses on applying health services research methods (including data science, implementation science, and program evaluation) to accelerate the adoption of evidence-based practices within the VA's national learning healthcare system. Most recently, she and her colleagues completed a PCORI-funded study that demonstrated similar functional outcomes among patients undergoing virtual (versus traditional facility-based) cardiac rehabilitation programs. Dr. Whooley is currently Director of the VA Measurement Science QUERI, Principal Investigator (PI) of the 20-year Heart and Soul Study, and Site PI for the Million Veterans Program at the San Francisco VA. She also serves as Director of the UCSF Clinical Research Informatics Postdoctoral (CRISP) fellowship and has received numerous mentoring awards.