Leigh Kimberg, MD

Director PRIME-US, Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved

 

Leigh Kimberg, MD is a Professor of Medicine and the Program Director of the Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US) at UCSF. She practices primary care internal medicine at SFGH. Her areas of expertise include interpersonal violence prevention, trauma-informed and healing-centered healthcare systems change, and health equity focused medical education. She coordinates interpersonal violence prevention programs for the SFDPH, serves on the San Francisco Family Violence Council, and directs the ARISE program, which builds and evaluates multi-sector university-healthcare-community partnerships to prevent and mitigate trauma, support resilience, and promote health equity and social justice. 

Publications: 

The Association Between Interpersonal Violence and Unstable Housing Among Veterans.

Military medicine

Hargrave AS, Kimberg L, Machtinger EL, Kushel MB, Cohen BE

Fears of disclosure and misconceptions regarding domestic violence reporting amongst patients in two US emergency departments.

PloS one

Kimberg L, Vasquez JA, Sun J, Anderson E, Ferguson C, Arreguin M, Rodriguez RM

Trauma-Informed Transformation of Evaluation and Licensure for Physicians With Mental Illness.

Journal of hospital medicine

Bullock JL, Kimberg LS, Meeks LM

From Treatment to Healing: Inquiry and Response to Recent and Past Trauma in Adult Health Care.

Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health

Machtinger EL, Davis KB, Kimberg LS, Khanna N, Cuca YP, Dawson-Rose C, Shumway M, Campbell J, Lewis-O'Connor A, Blake M, Blanch A, McCaw B

From treatment to healing: the promise of trauma-informed primary care.

Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health

Machtinger EL, Cuca YP, Khanna N, Rose CD, Kimberg LS

Na+-K+-Cl- co-transport in the intestine of a marine teleost.

Nature

Musch MW, Orellana SA, Kimberg LS, Field M, Halm DR, Krasny EJ, Frizzell RA