Sumant Ranji, MD


Dr. Sumant Ranji is a hospitalist who coordinates the care of hospital patients in general medicine and intensive care units at UCSF Medical Center. In his research, he focuses on improving the safety and quality of care for hospitalized patients. He also serves as the associate program director for Quality and Safety for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Ranji earned a medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals and was chief resident at Cook County Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in hospital medicine and clinical research at UCSF. Ranji is a member of the American College of Physicians, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine and Society of Hospital Medicine. In 2009, he received the UCSF Floyd C. Rector Housestaff Teaching Award and in 2010, he was named a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a professor of clinical medicine at UCSF.

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University of Illinois 1998


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Internal Medicine 2001


UCSF Medical Center, Hospital Medicine and Clinical Research 2004

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Ludwin S, Harrison JD, Ranji S, Sharpe BA, Kneeland P. Training Residents in Hospital Medicine: The Hospitalist Elective National Survey. J Hosp Med. 2018 Mar 26.
  2. Patel S, Rajkomar A, Harrison JD, Prasad PA, Valencia V, Ranji SR, Mourad M. Next-generation audit and feedback for inpatient quality improvement using electronic health record data: a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Mar 05.
  3. Valencia V, Arora VM, Ranji SR, Meza C, Moriates C. A Comparison of Laboratory Testing in Teaching vs Nonteaching Hospitals for 2 Common Medical Conditions. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jan 01; 178(1):39-47.

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