Niraj Sehgal, MD, MPH


Dr. Niraj Sehgal specializes in the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. He focuses on the teamwork and communication required to ensure the highest quality hospital care.

Sehgal is the vice president and chief quality officer for UCSF Health and professor of medicine in the division of hospital medicine. His academic work and interests focus on improving healthcare systems by leading and evaluating initiatives that foster teamwork and communication, promote a culture for learning and improvement and support workforce development as key strategies to deliver better patient outcomes.

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Rush Medical College 1998
UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2003


Stanford University Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2001


Stanford Prevention Research Center, Internal Medicine 2004

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sehgal NL, Neeman N, King TE. Early Experiences After Adopting a Quality Improvement Portfolio Into the Academic Advancement Process. Acad Med. 2017 01; 92(1):78-82.
  2. Neeman N, Sehgal NL. Meaningful utilization of after-visit summaries in the ambulatory setting. Am J Med. 2015 Aug; 128(8):828-30.
  3. Neeman N, Sehgal NL. Improving the Ambulatory Patient Experience Within an Academic Department of Medicine. Am J Med Qual. 2016 May; 31(3):203-8.

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