Susan Murin, M.D., MSc, M.B.A.

Interim Dean, UC Davis School of Medicine

Susan Murin, M.D., MSc, M.B.A.

Susan Murin, M.D., MSc, M.B.A., has been appointed Interim Dean for the UC Davis School of Medicine, to lead the school’s faculty recruitment, research, and education missions.

Dr. Murin most recently served as Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, Executive Director of the UC Davis Medical Group, and Associate Clinical Strategy Officer. She previously served as Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Executive Vice Chair of Internal Medicine, and Chief of the Medical Staff at UC Davis.

Her past national service has included membership on the ACGME’s Internal Medicine RRC, Chair of the Pulmonary Medicine test-writing committee for the ABIM, member of the ABIM Pulmonary Board, and Chair of the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors. She has a long history of service to professional societies and is currently Deputy Editor of the journal CHEST, a leading respiratory journal.

Dr. Murin received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and completed her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine. She did her residency in Internal Medicine at NYU-Bellevue and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital. She subsequently received an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology (with a concentration in Clinical Effectiveness) from the Harvard School of Public Health and an MBA from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management (with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Behavior).

Immediately after her clinical training Dr. Murin served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps and has subsequently had a long tenure at UC Davis. She has been repeatedly named to Best Doctors lists regionally and nationally and continues to practice and teach both at UC Davis and at the Sacramento VA Hospital.

Dr. Murin’s research has been focused in two areas: epidemiology of venous thromboembolism and the effects of smoking on the natural history of breast cancer.

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