Dr. John is the inaugural Medical Director of Health Equity for UCSF Health and Co-Chair of its Health Equity Council. He focuses on integrating health equity into the UCSF Health System and its Quality Improvement infrastructure to ensure all have a fair and just opportunity to reach optimal health through equitable access to care, clinical outcomes, and patient experiences. He is Co-director of the Health Equity Division within the Department of Quality and Safety and leads its Social Drivers of Health Core efforts. Dr. John also works with the Black community to address health disparities. He launched the UCSF Black Health Initiative (BHI) to help UCSF be a better partner with the Black community to address COVID-19 and other disparities. Dr. John was previously medical director of UCSF 360 Wellness Center, a Deans Diversity Leader helping establish UCSF Health’s first Health Equity Council, and a California Health Care Foundation fellow.
Russ Cucina, UCSF