Jane Jih, MD, MPH


Dr. Jane Jih is an internist who provides adult primary care at General Internal Medicine at Post Street. Her goal is to provide patient-centered care with an emphasis on patient values, beliefs and needs. Her research focuses on preventing and managing obesity-related chronic diseases in minority and immigrant populations, particularly Asian Americans. Her work aims to address modifiable risk factors, such as dietary habits and physical activity, for obesity-related diseases and to explore how immigration, language, culture and communication impact these behaviors.

Jih earned a joint medical degree and master's in public health in epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center followed by a chief residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, a clinical and educational affiliate of the University of Chicago Medical Center. She also completed a research fellowship in general internal medicine at UCSF. Jih is an assistant professor of medicine at UCSF.


General Internal Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., First and Second Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353–7900
Fax, First Floor: (415) 353–2583
Fax, Second Floor: (415) 353–2640

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Epidemiology 2008
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine 2008


University of Chicago Medical Center 2011
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center 2012


UCSF Medical Center, General Internal Medicine 2014

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jih J, Quema P, Antonio LM, Villero OO, Roque M, Domingo J, Landicho J, Napoles A, Kaplan CP, Nguyen TT. Application of Photovoice with Focus Groups to Explore Dietary Behaviors of Older Filipino Adults with Cardiovascular Disease. J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2018; in press.
  2. Palmer NR, Gregorich SE, Livaudais-Toman J, Jih J, Kaplan CP. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Prostate Cancer Survivors' Perceived Engagement in Treatment Decision-Making. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 Mar 07.
  3. Jih J, Stijacic-Cenzer I, Seligman HK, Boscardin WJ, Nguyen TT, Ritchie CS. Chronic disease burden predicts food insecurity among older adults. Public Health Nutr. 2018 Feb 01; 1-6.

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