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 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.

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

Memberships & Affiliations:
• Alpha Omega Alpha
• Society of Hospital Medicine
Education
2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
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
Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in Teaching, Academy of Medical Educators, University of California San Francisco, 2019
  • Educator of the Year, Division of Hospital Medicine, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, 2018
Publications
  1. Acute Care for Patients Who Are Incarcerated: A Review.
  2. Things We Do for No Reason™: Discontinuing Buprenorphine When Treating Acute Pain.
  3. By the Light of Day: Quality, Safety, and Education During the Overnight Admission Handoff.
  4. Acute Clinical Care for Transgender Patients: A Review.
  5. Lift Then Shift: Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis.
  6. Shining a Light on Overnight Education: Hospitalist and Resident Impressions of the Current State, Barriers, and Methods for Improvement.
  7. Clearing the air: inpatient providers' knowledge, perspectives, and experience with electronic cigarettes.
  8. Effects of increased overnight supervision on resident education, decision-making, and autonomy.
  9. Branding the rodeo: a case study of tobacco sports sponsorship.
  10. Preparing fourth-year medical students to teach during internship.