CHRISTINE RITCHIE, MD, MSPH

Clinical Advisory Board Member

Christine Ritchie, MD brings valuable insights to the Clinical Advisory Board regarding caring for frail elders, training clinicians, evaluating home care outcomes, and designing team-based care programs.  Dr. Ritchie is the Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where she directs Tideswell at USCF, serves as Medical Director of Clinical Programs in the Office of Population Health and Accountable Care, and practices geriatric and palliative medicine. 

Throughout her career Dr. Ritchie has created collaborative models of care in geriatrics and palliative care aimed at improving the lives of patients with multiple chronic conditions.  As a professor at UCSF, Christine evaluates community focused care programs that support patients and families to live as well as they can for as long as they can.  She plays a leadership role and measures development for the National Quality Forum and is an active member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.