Faculty ProfilesDavid Sears, MD
San Francisco, CA 94117
Dr. Sears completed an internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and an infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF. Following fellowship, he joined the Division of HIV Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where he was named the Associate Program Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship and oversaw the development of a new curriculum for fellows. Since returning to UCSF, Dr. Sears has directed a number of medical education initiatives at the 360 Positive Care Center where he precepts trainees and cares for HIV-positive patients. Dr. Sears also serves as the faculty sponsor of the UCSF medical students' HIV Interest Group and as a committee member of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) Medical Students Program. In addition to providing HIV primary care, Dr. Sears attends on the infectious diseases consult services at the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California San Francisco||Fellowship||Infectious Diseases||2013|
|New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia||Residency||Internal Medicine||2010|
|Alpert Medical School at Brown University||M.D.||2007|
Recent Articles (10)
Sserwanga A, Sears D, Kapella BK, Kigozi R, Rubahika D, Staedke SG, Kamya M, Yoon SS, Chang MA, Dorsey G, Mpimbaza A. Anti-malarial prescription practices among children admitted to six public hospitals in Uganda from 2011 to 2013. Malar J. 2015 Aug 27; 14:331.
Mpimbaza A, Sears D, Sserwanga A, Kigozi R, Rubahika D, Nadler A, Yeka A, Dorsey G. Admission Risk Score to Predict Inpatient Pediatric Mortality at Four Public Hospitals in Uganda. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7):e0133950.
Sears D, Mpimbaza A, Kigozi R, Sserwanga A, Chang MA, Kapella BK, Yoon S, Kamya MR, Dorsey G, Ruel T. Quality of inpatient pediatric case management for four leading causes of child mortality at six government-run Ugandan hospitals. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0127192.
Sears D, Kigozi R, Mpimbaza A, Kakeeto S, Sserwanga A, Staedke SG, Chang M, Kapella BK, Rubahika D, Kamya MR, Dorsey G. Anti-malarial prescription practices among outpatients with laboratory-confirmed malaria in the setting of a health facility-based sentinel site surveillance system in Uganda. Malar J. 2013 Jul 19; 12:252.
Sears D, Cabrera-Rodriguez C, Ortiz-Mejia F, Anderson B, Stein M. Sexual risk behaviour among HIV-positive patients at an urban clinic in Santiago, Dominican Republic. AIDS Care. 2008 Feb; 20(2):191-7.