Philosophy of Care
UC Davis Medical Center Chair, Quality and Safety Operations Committee
UC Davis Medical Center Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
UC Davis Medical Center Vice-Chief of the Medical Staff
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialty Clinics
2825 J St., Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95816
M.Sc., Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002
B.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1982
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 1993
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2003
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 1992
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2002
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Federation for Medical Research
American Thoracic Society
Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Program Directors
California Thoracic Society
Honors and Awards:
Sacramento's Best Doctors In Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine, Aknowledged by UC Davis Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Ann Madden Rice, 2011
EMR Physician Champion Award, 2010
Top Reviewers, CHEST, Only 5% of reviewers for the year were honored based on the number of papers reviewed and the timeliness and quality of the review, 2010
Select Recent Publications:
Avdalovic MV, Murin S. Electronic Cigarettes: No Such Thing as a Free Lunch...or Puff. CHEST, 2012;141(6): 1371-2.
Irwin RS, Augustyn N, French CT, Rice J, Welch SJ; Editorial Leadership Team. Spread the word about the Journal in 2012: from impact factor to plagiarism and image falsification detection software. Chest. 2012 Jan;141(1):1-4.
Irwin RS, Augustyn N; Editorial Leadership TeamNorthbrook, IL. The journal and 2011: a time for stocktaking. Chest. 2011 Jan;139(1):2-5.
Chan A, Murin S. Up in Smoke: The Fallacy of the Harmless Hookah. CHEST, 2011;139(4): 737-8.
S Murin, R Rafii, K Bilello. Smoking and smoking cessation in pregnancy. Clin Chest Med, 2011;32(1): 75-91.
S Murin and N.S. Stollenwerk. Simulation in Procedural Training: At the Tipping Point. CHEST, 2010;137: 1009-1011.
White RH, S Murin. Long-term incidence of death due to thromboembolic disease among patients with unprovoked pulmonary embolism. Curr Opin Pulm Med, 2009;15(5): 418-24.
Buckley JD, DJ Addrizzo-Harris, AS Clay, JR Curtis, RM Kotloff, SM Lorin, S Murin, CN Sessler, PL Rogers, MJ Rosen, A Spevetz, TE King Jr, A Malhotra, PE Parsons. Multisociety task force recommendations of competencies in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2009;180(4): 290-5.