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Ning Tang, M.D.


Dr. Ning Tang is an internist, providing primary care at UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus. In addition to caring for patients, she is UCSF Medical Center's first medical director for Ambulatory Quality and Safety. In this role, she is responsible for a program to assess quality and safety in clinics. She is the liaison for all quality and patient safety initiatives in the clinics and helps coordinate related activities in the hospitals. Tang also is a member of the UCSF Practice Innovations Network, which studies the development and adoption of computer-assisted technologies to improve quality and efficiency in primary and urgent care settings.

Prior to joining UCSF, Tang analyzed hospital readmission rates of Medicare patients at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed a primary care residency at MGH. She also studied at Harvard Business School, where she wrote a case study on an Italian hospital designed to optimize efficiency and quality. Prior to medical school, Tang was a research assistant at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, where she managed the Quality Improvement Initiative, a U.S. Health and Human Services cooperative to improve quality of care.

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Harvard School of Medicine 2006


Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine 2009