Craig Keenan, M.D.Dr. Keenan graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at UC San Francisco. After leading the Primary Care Track and serving as an Associate Program Director for 12 years, he took over as the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program in July 2012. 

Dr. Keenan is a faculty member in the Division of General Medicine and practices both inpatient and outpatient general medicine.  Until recently, he was the Medical Director for the Internal Medicine clinics, and he actively works on developing and improving all outpatient experiences for residents. He attends on wards and for the general medicine consult service and regularly supervises residents in their continuity clinic, while still maintaining his own small primary care practice.  He has been instrumental in developing and implementing our fully integrated electronic health information system.

Craig’s personal interests include coaching his kids' sports teams, playing softball poorly, cooking, camping, boating, and waterskiing when his body allows it.

Recent Publications


Fancher TL, Keenan CR, Meltvedt C, Stocker T, Harris T, Morfin J, McCarron R, Kulkarni-Date M, Henderson M. An academic-community partnership to improve care for the underserved: the Transforming Education and Community Health (TEACH) Program. Academic Medicine 2011 Feb;86(2):252-8.

Keenan CR, Thompson GR.  Purple urine bag syndrome.  J Gen Int Med 2010 May 20. (Epub ahead of print)

Keenan CR, Dhaliwal G, Henderson MC, Bowen JL.  A 43 year old woman with abdominal pain and fever.  J Gen Int Med 2010 Aug;25(8):874-7.

Keenan CR. Diabetes screening: Which patients, what tests, and how often? Current Psychiatry, 2009; 8: 19-23.

White RW, Keenan CR. Effects of race and ethnicity on the incidence of venous thromboembolism. Throm Res 2009;123 Suppl 4:S11-7.