Enrique Terrazas, MD

Laboratory medicine specialist

Dr. Enrique Terrazas is the director of the Laboratory Medicine Residency Program and chief of Laboratory Information Systems and medical director of the Neonatal Clinical Physiology Laboratory at UCSF Medical Center. Terrazas earned his medical degree from UCSF, where he also completed a residency in pathology and laboratory medicine, graduate degree in medical information sciences and fellowship in informatics.

Terrazas is the recipient of numerous awards, such as the College of American Pathologists Foundation Informatics Award and the National Institutes of Health Applied Informatics Fellowship. He also is a member of various professional organizations, including the College of American Pathologists, American Medical Informatics Association, Association for Pathology Informatics and Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists. He's a professor of laboratory medicine at UCSF.

Academic Title

Clinical Professor

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UCSF Medical School 1993


UCSF, Clinical Pathology 1998

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Shirts BH, Jackson BR, Baird GS, Baron JM, Clements B, Grisson R, Hauser RG, Taylor JR, Terrazas E, Brimhall B. Clinical laboratory analytics: Challenges and promise for an emerging discipline. J Pathol Inform. 2015; 6:9.
  2. Feng K, Gupta V, Terrazas E, Yeghiazarians Y, Ports T, Gregoratos G, Tavakol M, Roberts JP, Boyle A. Trans-radial versus trans-femoral access in patients with end-stage liver disease undergoing cardiac catheterization. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 2014; 4(3):133-9.
  3. French D, Terrazas E. The successful implementation of a licensed data management interface between a Sunquest(®) laboratory information system and an AB SCIEX™ mass spectrometer. J Pathol Inform. 2013; 4:1.
  4. Goodman KW, Adams S, Berner ES, Embi PJ, Hsiung R, Hurdle J, Jones DA, Lehmann CU, Maulden S, Petersen C, Terrazas E, Winkelstein P. AMIA's code of professional and ethical conduct. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jan 01; 20(1):141-3.
  5. Weiss RL, McKenna BJ, Lord-Toof M, Thompson NN. A consensus curriculum for laboratory management training for pathology residents. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Nov; 136(5):671-8.
  6. Terrazas E, Hamill TR, Wang Y, Channing Rodgers RP. Creating a clinical video-conferencing facility in a security-constrained environment using open-source AccessGrid software and consumer hardware. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 716-20.
  7. Hurdle JF, Adams S, Brokel J, Chang B, Embi P, Petersen C, Terrazas E, Winkelstein P. A code of professional ethical conduct for the American Medical Informatics Association: an AMIA Board of Directors approved white paper. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007 Jul-Aug; 14(4):391-3.
  8. Astion ML, Kim S, Terrazas E, Nelson A. Characteristics of educational software use in 106 clinical laboratories. Am J Clin Pathol. 2002 Oct; 118(4):494-500.

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