Lawrence Haber, MD

Associate Professor

Dr. Lawrence Haber is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. After graduating from Columbia University, Dr. Haber earned a medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed internal medicine residency training at UCSF. Directly after residency, he spent time working as a generalist on the Navajo Indian Reservation for the Indian Health Services. Returning to the Bay Area, Dr. Haber completed an academic hospital medicine fellowship at UCSF.

Dr. Haber is currently a hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center where he is the Director of the Medicine Consult and Comanagement Service and Director of Faculty Development for the Division of Hospital Medicine. For the UCSF School of Medicine, Dr. Haber formely co-directed the Intersessions Course, and currently acts as a Bridges coach and a confidential career advisor for students interested in Internal Medicine. His interests include medical education, faculty development, vulnerable patient populations, and clinical problem solving.

Education:
• Columbia University, BA (Art History)
• Weill Cornell Medical College, MD

Training:
• Internal Medicine Internship/ Residency, University of California, San Francisco
• Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco

Certification:
• Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
• Medical Licensure, California

Memberships & Affiliations:
• Alpha Omega Alpha
• Society of Hospital Medicine
Education
Fellowship, 2011 - Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2009 - Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Internship, 2007 - Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
MD, 2006 - , Weill Cornell Medical College
BA, 2002 - Art History, Columbia University
Publications
  1. By the Light of Day: Quality, Safety, and Education During the Overnight Admission Handoff.
  2. Acute Clinical Care for Transgender Patients: A Review.
  3. Lift Then Shift: Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis.
  4. Shining a Light on Overnight Education: Hospitalist and Resident Impressions of the Current State, Barriers, and Methods for Improvement.
  5. Clearing the air: inpatient providers' knowledge, perspectives, and experience with electronic cigarettes.
  6. Effects of increased overnight supervision on resident education, decision-making, and autonomy.
  7. Branding the rodeo: a case study of tobacco sports sponsorship.
  8. Preparing fourth-year medical students to teach during internship.