Marlene Martin, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
LCOE Director of Addiction Initiatives

Marlene Martin, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF and a hospitalist at San Francisco General Hospital. She is driven to improve care for immigrant and Latinx populations in the safety net. Drawn to medicine to address health inequities and social injustices, her interests lie in systems improvement with a focus on addiction medicine, community engagement, and care transitions. Dr. Martin is Director of the Addiction Care Team and a coach for the UCSF San Joaquin PRIME.


National HIV and HCV Screening Rates for Hospitalized People who Use Drugs Are Suboptimal and Heterogeneous Across 11 US Hospitals.

Open Forum Infectious Diseases

Westgard LK, Sato T, Bradford WS, Eaton EF, Pilcher F, Hale AJ, Singh D, Martin M, Appa AA, Meyer JP, Weimer MB, Barakat LA, Felsen UR, Akiyama MJ, Ridgway JP, Grussing ED, Thakarar K, White A, Mutelayi J, Krsak M, Montague BT, Nijhawan A, Balakrishnan H, Marks LR, Wurcel AG

Hospital-Based Medical-Legal Partnerships for Complex Care Patients: Intersectionality and Ethics Considerations.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Garg M, Oliva J, Lu A, Martin M, Hooper S

Patient and Staff Perspectives on the Impacts and Challenges of Hospital-Based Harm Reduction.

JAMA network open

Fraimow-Wong L, Martín M, Thomas L, Giuliano R, Nguyen OK, Knight K, Suen LW

Policy in clinical practice: Elimination of the buprenorphine "X-waiver".

Journal of hospital medicine

Haber LA, Nguyen OK, Taub J, Martin M

Things We Do for No Reason™: Avoiding methadone for opioid withdrawal.

Journal of hospital medicine

Martin M, Englander H, Calcaterra SL

Extended-release naltrexone for people with alcohol use disorder on therapeutic anticoagulation: A case series.

Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics

Ciraldo K, Seraydarian M, Gasper J, DeFries T, Martin M

In-hospital Substance Use Policies: An Opportunity to Advance Equity, Reduce Stigma, and Offer Evidence-based Addiction Care.

Journal of addiction medicine

Martin M, Snyder HR, Otway G, Holpit L, Day LW, Seidman D

Management of opioid use disorder and associated conditions among hospitalized adults: A Consensus Statement from the Society of Hospital Medicine.

Journal of hospital medicine

Calcaterra SL, Martin M, Bottner R, Englander H, Weinstein Z, Weimer MB, Lambert E, Herzig SJ

Management of opioid use disorder, opioid withdrawal, and opioid overdose prevention in hospitalized adults: A systematic review of existing guidelines.

Journal of hospital medicine

Calcaterra SL, Bottner R, Martin M, Englander H, Weinstein ZM, Weimer MB, Lambert E, Ronan MV, Huerta S, Zaman T, Ullal M, Peterkin AF, Torres-Lockhart K, Buresh M, O'Brien MT, Snyder H, Herzig SJ

Meeting people where they are: implementing hospital-based substance use harm reduction.

Harm reduction journal

Perera R, Stephan L, Appa A, Giuliano R, Hoffman R, Lum P, Martin M

Immigration status matters: the intersectional risk of immigration vulnerability and substance use disorder.

Addiction (Abingdon, England)

DeFries T, Kelley J, Martin M, Kimball SL

Lack of Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Addiction Physicians.

Journal of general internal medicine

Garcia ME, Coffman J, Jordan A, Martin M

Comparative one-year outcomes of invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections among persons with and without drug use: an observational cohort study.

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Appa A, Adamo M, Le S, Davis J, Winston L, Doernberg SB, Chambers H, Martin M, Hills NK, Coffin PO, Jain V

Prevalence and Characteristics of Hospitalizations with Unhealthy Alcohol Use in a Safety-Net Hospital from 2016 to 2018.

Journal of general internal medicine

Martin M, Clement J, Defries T, Makam AN, Nguyen OK

Don't "Waive" Goodbye to Education for Opioid Use Disorder.

NAM Perspectives

Bottner R, Bratberg J, Martin M, Weimer MB, Jordan A, Tierney M

National Prevalence of Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders Among Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations: NHAMCS 2014-2018.

Journal of general internal medicine

Suen LW, Makam AN, Snyder HR, Repplinger D, Kushel MB, Martin M, Nguyen OK

Patient-Directed Discharges Among Persons Who Use Drugs Hospitalized with Invasive S. aureus Infections: Opportunities for Improvement.

The American journal of medicine

Appa A, Adamo M, Le S, Davis J, Winston L, Doernberg SB, Chambers H, Martin M, Hills NK, Coffin P, Jain V

Experiences of Latinx Individuals Hospitalized for COVID-19: A Qualitative Study.

JAMA network open

Cervantes L, Martin M, Frank MG, Farfan JF, Kearns M, Rubio LA, Tong A, Matus Gonzalez A, Camacho C, Collings A, Mundo W, Powe NR, Fernandez A

Dismantling racism against Black, Indigenous, and people of color across the substance use continuum: A position statement of the association for multidisciplinary education and research in substance use and addiction.

Substance abuse

Hagle HN, Martin M, Winograd R, Merlin J, Finnell DS, Bratberg JP, Gordon AJ, Johnson C, Levy S, MacLane-Baeder D, Northup R, Weinstein Z, Lum PJ

Time to ACT: launching an Addiction Care Team (ACT) in an urban safety-net health system.

BMJ open quality

Martin M, Snyder HR, Coffa D, Steiger S, Clement JP, Ranji SR, Azari S, Nguyen OK, Lum PJ

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Demonstrate Clear Benefit for Patients With Invasive Infections.

Journal of addiction medicine

Marks LR, Liang SY, Durkin MJ, Martin M, White KD, See I

Converging Crises: Caring for Hospitalized Adults With Substance Use Disorder in the Time of COVID-19.

Journal of hospital medicine

Englander H, Salisbury-Afshar E, Gregg J, Martin M, Snyder H, Weinstein Z, King C

A Call to Action: Hospitalists' Role in Addressing Substance Use Disorder.

Journal of hospital medicine

Englander H, Priest KC, Snyder H, Martin M, Calcaterra S, Gregg J

Things We Do for No Reason™: Discontinuing Buprenorphine When Treating Acute Pain.

Journal of hospital medicine

Haber LA, DeFries T, Martin M

Crossing Borders.

The New England journal of medicine

Martin M

Prevalence and impact of asthma among school-aged students in Lima, Peru.

The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Martin M, Sauer T, Alarcon JA, Vinoles J, Walter EC, Ton TG, Zunt J

Diagnostic Scheming.

Journal of general internal medicine

Martin M, Sedighi Manesh R, Henderson MC, Critchfield JM

Transgenerational tobacco smoke exposure and childhood cancer: an observational study.

Journal of paediatrics and child health

Ortega-García JA, Martin M, López-Fernández MT, Fuster-Soler JL, Donat-Colomer J, López-Ibor B, Claudio L, Ferrís-Tortajada J

Household exposure to pesticides and bladder exstrophy in a newborn baby boy: a case report and review of the literature.

Journal of medical case reports

Martin M, Rodriguez K, Sánchez-Sauco M, Zambudio-Carmona G, Ortega-García JA

Estimated intake levels of methylmercury in children, childbearing age and pregnant women in a Mediterranean region, Murcia, Spain.

European journal of pediatrics

Ortega-García JA, Rodriguez K, Calatayud M, Martin M, Vélez D, Devesa V, Sánchez-Alarcon MC, Torres Cantero AM, Galindo-Cascales C, Gil-Vázquez JM, Sánchez-Sauco MF, Sánchez-Solís M, Alfonso-Marsilla B, Romero-Braquehais F