OUR PEOPLE

Urmimala Sarkar, MD

Professor
School of Medicine
1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Urmimala Sarkar
Education and Training

Stanford University, , B.S. Biology - 1996

University of California, Berkeley, , M.P.H. - 2000 Epidemiology

University of California, San Diego, , M.D. - 2002

University of California, San Francisco, , Intern - 2003 Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, , Residency - 2005 Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, , Fellow - 2008 Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, CA, - 03/2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

Overview
Urmimala Sarkar MD, MPH is Professor of Medicine at UCSF in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Associate Chair for Faculty Experience for the Department of Medicine, Associate Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, and a primary care physician at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital’s Richard H. Fine People's Clinic. Dr. Sarkar’s work centers on innovating for health equity and improving the safety and quality of outpatient care for everyone, especially low-income and diverse populations. Her expertise spans topics including medical errors and patient safety, diabetes, and cancer prevention and survivorship. Dr. Sarkar’s research is collaborative and intersects with methods found in human-centered design, human factors engineering, data science, health services research, and implementation science. Dr. Sarkar believes that mentoring and training with a commitment to diversity and inclusion are critical to achieving health equity. She advances health equity scholarship by mentoring students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty at UCSF and beyond.

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