Jose Morfin, M.D.
- Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
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Promoting excellence in health care delivery to underserved communities through workformce diversity, medical education and quality improvement.
UC Davis Medical Group, Folsom
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 2001
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1996
UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, 2004
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2006
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2006
BLS/ACLS, American Heart Association, 2010
American College of Physicians (ACP)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Fellow
California Latino Medical Association (CaLMA)
Sacramento Latino Medical Association (SaLMA)
Honors and Awards
Latino Medical Student Association LMSA Faculty Service Award, 2009
UC Davis Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community Academic Federation Award, 2009
"America's Top Physicians"-Consumers' Research Council of America, 2008
UC Davis School of Medicine, Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development and Diversity., 2008
Latino Medical Student Association LMSA Faculty Service Award, 2008
"America's Top Physicians"-Consumers' Research Council of America, 2007
UC Davis School of Medicine, Diversity Enrichment Award, 2006
UC San Francisco School of Medicine, Professionalism Award, 2004
Dean’s Scholar for outstanding thesis, Mass isotopomer and mRNA analysis for studying the hormonal regulation of hepatic glucose production: Application to PPAR-a/leptin/insulin, presented by the UCLA School of Medicine Medical Student Thesis Program, 2001
UCLA Medicine Alumni Association, William G. Figueroa, MD, for exceptional leadership in promoting excellence in health-care delivery to underserved communities, 2001
Richard Juarez Commitment to the Community Award, presented at the Chicano/Latino Medical Student Association Statewide Conference, 2001
Select Recent Publications
Fancher TL, Keenan C, Stocker T, Harris T, Morfin J, McCarron R, Kulkarni-Date M, Henderson M. An Academic-Community Partnership to Improve Care for the Underserved. Academic Medicine 2011 2011, 86:252-258
Morfin J, Chin A. Race and ethnicity are associated with differing intermediate outcomes in hemodialysis patients within a diverse urban community. JASN abstract issue,16:290A, 2005.
Morfin J, Chin A. Urinary calcium oxalate crystals in ethylene glycol intoxication. NEJM, 353:24e, 2005.