Dr. Kevin Grumbach is professor and chair of the department of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He is co-director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care and co-director of the Community Engagement and Health Policy Program for the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. He practices family medicine at the Family Health Center at San Francisco General Hospital.
Dr. Grumbach is the co-author, with Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer, of “Understanding Health Policy – A Clinical Approach,” now in its sixth edition, and “Improving Primary Care: Strategies and Tools for a Better Practice.” He has written or contributed to over 100 articles in the medical literature. He has served as an advisor to congressional committees and government agencies on primary care and health reform. Dr. Grumbach was a co-founder of the California Physicians’ Alliance, which merged with Physicians for a National Health Program in 1993 to become the California chapter of PNHP.