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Niraj Sehgal


Health care quality leader and Chicago sports enthusiast

About me

Dr. Niraj Sehgal specializes in the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. He focuses on the teamwork and communication required to ensure care of the highest quality. He is vice president and chief quality officer for UCSF Health.

Sehgal's academic interests focus on improving health care systems by leading and evaluating initiatives that foster teamwork and communication, promote a culture for learning and improvement, and support workforce development. He examines these endeavors as key strategies for delivering better patient outcomes.

Sehgal earned his medical degree at Rush Medical College. He completed an internal medicine residency at Stanford Medicine, followed by an internal medicine fellowship at Stanford Prevention Research Center.

  • Education

    UC Berkeley, MPH, 2003

    Rush Medical College, 1998

  • Residencies

    Stanford Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2001

  • Fellowships

    Stanford Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2004

  • Academic Title


I love that our UCSF culture is driven by a mission to become better versions of ourselves – in our roles as providers, educators and investigators.