Nicholas Iverson, MD

Assistant Professor

Nick Iverson is UCSF Assistant Professor of Medicine, and works clinically as a hospitalist with ZSFG's Division of Hospital Medicine, as well as with the ZSFG Social Medicine Team as a consulting attending. He has particular interests in care transitions for vulnerable populations, as well as building community partnerships and engagement with health systems.

As Medical Director for Patient Flow in the ZSFG Department of Care Coordination (DoCC), Nick works closely with clinical teams and patients across ZSFG units and services along with the DoCC multidisciplinary team in order to meet patients' social and behavioral needs and ensure safe transitions of care. His expertise in food insecurity, social needs screening, and building community partnerships serve to help identify social needs and improve resources available to patients discharging from ZSFG.

Nick is the Medical Director for Food Bridge to Health (FB2H), a medically-tailored meal and grocery program with a mission to improve food security and justice on care transitions from ZSFG acute care units as a bridge to improved health and wellness. He leads the operational arm of an effort to expand universal social needs screening. He is also on the SF DPH SDOH Committee, working to operationalize social needs screening and interventions across the SF Health Network, and is a co-owner of the food insecurity A3.
Education
06/2019 - Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship, UCSF
2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, UCSF
06/2018 - Internal Medicine, Categorical Residency Program, UCSF
MD, 06/2015 - , Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, 2023
  • Social Justice Award, ZSFG Division of Hospital Medicine, 2023
Publications
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    Pain research & management

    Joshi M, Prasad PA, Hubbard CC, Iverson N, Manuel SP, Fang MC, Rambachan A. Racial, Ethnic, and Language-Based Inequities in Inpatient Opioid Prescribing by Diagnosis from Internal Medicine Services, a Retrospective Cohort Study. Pain research & management 2023. PMID: 37780096


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    Journal of general internal medicine

    Shahram Y, Lowry D, Iverson N, Teherani A. The Tea House Series: Striving Together to be Antiracist. Journal of general internal medicine 2022. PMID: 35710659


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    "Are Telehealth Visits Feasible for Vulnerable Patients?"

    Hampshire K, Ndovu A, Bhambhvani H, Iverson N. Perspectives on climate change in medical school curricula—A survey of U.S. medical students "Are Telehealth Visits Feasible for Vulnerable Patients?" 2021. PMID:


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    "Are Telehealth Visits Feasible for Vulnerable Patients?"

    Rambachan A, Fang MC, Prasad P, Iverson N. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Discharge Opioid Prescribing From a Hospital Medicine Service. "Are Telehealth Visits Feasible for Vulnerable Patients?" 2021. PMID: 34613895


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    Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education

    Iverson N, Subbaraj L, Babik JM, Brondfield S. Evaluating an Oncology Video Curriculum Designed to Promote Asynchronous Subspecialty Learning for Internal Medicine Residents. Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education 2021. PMID: 33515204


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    PloS one

    Iverson NR, Lau CY, Abe-Jones Y, Fang MC, Kangelaris KN, Prasad P, Shah SJ, Najafi N. Evaluation of a novel metric for personalized opioid prescribing after hospitalization. PloS one 2020. PMID: 33382802


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    Journal of general internal medicine
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    Hauer KE, Iverson N, Quach A, Yuan P, Kaner S, Boscardin C. Fostering medical students' lifelong learning skills with a dashboard, coaching and learning planning. 2018. PMID: 30187391