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Rebecca A. Berman


Book lover and mom of three

About me

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Dr. Rebecca A. Berman is a specialist in internal medicine who provides primary care. Her areas of interest include women’s health; health literacy, which involves the abilities to understand and apply health-related information; and caring for underserved populations.

As director of UCSF's internal medicine residency program, Berman trains young doctors. Her academic work focuses on improving gender and racial equity in medicine; she has a particular focus on teaching negotiation skills with the goal of increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities in health care leadership.

After earning a bachelor's degree in African and African American studies at Harvard University, Berman earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she served as chief resident in her final year.

Berman is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, MD, 2005

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2009

  • Academic Title


I love being a primary care physician. Helping patients navigate the health system and understand how to improve their health is a privilege.

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    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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    The provider spent enough time with me
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