Maria Raven

MD MPH MSc

Chief of Emergency Medicine
Emergency medicine physician
Swimmer, runner, reader, traveler and mom of two

About me

Dr. Maria Raven is an emergency care doctor who serves as UCSF's chief of emergency medicine. She is also vice chair of the emergency medicine department at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Raven studies how to improve care delivery for patients with complex medical and social needs. Her research involves implementing and evaluating programs for frequent users of the health care system, many of whom are experiencing homelessness, have mental health and substance use disorders, and have a high level of social needs. She focuses on using the emergency department as a point of intervention for vulnerable populations and also on improving health and social care through collaborative data integration with organizations such as the San Francisco Department of Public Health and Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing.

Raven earned her medical degree and a master of public health degree at Oregon Health & Science University. She completed a residency in emergency medicine and a clinical research fellowship at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.

Raven is a fellow of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. She has received UCSF's Irene Perstein Award as well as two honors from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine, the Mid-Career Faculty Award and Outstanding Research Publication of the Year Award.

  • Education

    Oregon Health & Science University, 2001

  • Residencies

    NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, Emergency Medicine, 2005

  • Fellowships

    NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, Clinical Research, 2007

  • Board Certifications

    Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Each emergency department visit is an opportunity to deliver the highest quality care and also to address each patient's behavioral and social needs.

Emergency Department

505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Pay For Success: Permanent Supportive Housing for the Chronically Homeless

Santa Clara County has partnered with Abode Services to provide 112 units of permanent supportive housing (PSH) for up to 6 years for chronically homeless individuals with multiple co-morbidities who are high cost us...

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