Dr. Kevin Grumbach is professor of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He cares for patients at the family medicine practices at San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF Health.
Dr. Grumbach served as chair of the UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine from 2003-2022, and as vice president for population health for the UCSF Health system from 2015-2018. He is a founding director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care and director of the Community Engagement Program for the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Dr. Grumbach has written or contributed to over 100 articles on the primary care workforce, innovations in primary care, diversity in the health professions, and community health improvement and health equity. With Tom Bodenheimer, Dr. Grumbach co-authored the bestselling textbook, “Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach,” now in its eighth edition, as well as the book, “Improving Primary Care: Strategies and Tools for a Better Practice.”
Dr. Grumbach has been an advisor to Congressional committees and government agencies on primary care and health reform, and a member of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and currently serves on the California Health Workforce Education and Training Council. He 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.