Jose Morfin, M.D.

Jose Morfin, M.D.

Specialties

Internal Medicine

Nephrology

Department

Internal Medicine

Title

  • Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
To see if Jose Morfin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-3761

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-985-9300

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-3761
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Promoting excellence in health care delivery to underserved communities through workformce diversity, medical education and quality improvement.

Division

Nephrology
UC Davis Medical Group, Folsom

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Education

M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 2001

B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1996

Residency

UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, 2004

Fellowships

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004

American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 2006

BLS/ACLS, American Heart Association, 2010

Professional Memberships

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.