Hospital systems are complex. I love working to make them more efficient and safe for patients, families and providers.
Medical educator and hospital quality champion
Dr. Darren Fiore is a pediatric hospitalist, a specialist in coordinating the care of hospitalized children. His expertise includes pediatric sedation to reduce pain or anxiety during procedures and care for critically ill infants and children who must be transported. He is strongly committed to improving the care of hospitalized patients.
In his research, Fiore is interested in hospital medicine and education, particularly hospital patient safety initiatives and improving workflow, communication and efficiency. He directs the UCSF Evening Hospitalist Program and is involved in a multicenter research study of a national nighttime curriculum for pediatric residents.
Fiore earned his medical degree at the State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University. He completed a residency in pediatrics, serving as chief resident, at UCSF.
Fiore is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a member of the UCSF Teaching Scholars Program, and he has received an award for teaching excellence from the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, 2004
UCSF, Pediatrics, 2007