Reshma Gupta, M.D., M.S.H.P.M. for UC Davis Health

Reshma Gupta, M.D., M.S.H.P.M.

Chief of Population Health and Accountable Care

Associate Professor

To see if Reshma Gupta is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Internal Medicine

Primary Care

Hospital Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Clinic Phone


Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in co-developing care plans with my patients both in primary care and the hospital. I focus in providing sound medical guidance to answer my patient's questions and medical and social needs.

I enjoy swimming, cooking, spending time with family, and have traveled to over 20 countries.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gupta is an internal medicine physician offering care to patients with a variety of chronic and acute medical conditions. She practices both primary care and hospital medicine.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Gupta's research and administrative interests focuses in health system innovation, quality improvement, and education to better define and improve the culture of delivering high quality care at lower cost for patients and health systems.


General Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2004

Medical School

M.D., Distinction in Research, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2010

Other School

M.S.H.P.M., Health Policy and Management, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2015


Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2010-2011


Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2011-2014


Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2014-2016

Evan Award for Humanism, 2012

Resident Teaching Award, 2011

Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections Young Investigator Award, 2009

Pathways to Careers in Clinical and Translational Research/ Doris Duke Award, 2008

UCSF School of Medicine Dean's Scholarship, 2005

Verkerk EW, Van Dulmen SA, Born K, Gupta R, Westert GP, Kool RB. Key Factors that Promote Low-Value Care: Views of Experts From the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2021 Jun 19. doi:10.34172/ijhpm.2021.53. Epub ahead of print. PMID:34273925.

Gupta R, Skootsky SA, Kahn KL, Chen L, Abtin F, Kee S, Nicholas SB, Vangala S, Wilson J. A System-Wide Population Health Value Approach to Reduce Hospitalization Among Chronic Kidney Disease Patients: an Observational Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jun;36(6):1613-1621. doi:10.1007/s11606-020-06272-5. Epub 2020 Nov 2. PMID:33140277.

Gupta R, Roh L, Lee C, Reuben D, Naeim A, Wilson J, Skootsky SA. The Population Health Value Framework: Creating Value by Reducing Costs of Care for Patient Subpopulations With Chronic Conditions. Acad Med. 2019 Sep;94(9):1337-1342. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002739. PMID:31460929.

Gupta R, Skootsky S, Wilson J. Population Health Value Model: A Case Study of Caring for a High Cost Population with Chronic Kidney Disease. NEJM. 2019. [In-press]

Gupta R, Harmon J, Conway P. The Next Frontier in Reducing Costs of Care: Patient Affordability. NEJM Catalyst (peer reviewed). 2019: 

Reuben D, Gupta R, Skootsky S. Dementia Care: The Need for a Population-based Approach. Health Affairs Blog. 2019: 

Gupta R, Ghaly M, Wali S. Creating Value for Communities: Los Angeles County’s Investment in Housing for Health. Healthcare: Journal of Implementation and Delivery Science. 2019.

Gupta R, Steers N, Moriates C, Ong M. Association between Hospitalist Productivity Payments and High-Value Care Culture. J Hosp Med. 2019 Jan 8;14(1):16-21. doi:10.12788/jhm.3084. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PMID:30379136.

Gupta R, Steers N, Moriates C, Wali S, Braddock CH 3rd, Ong M. High-Value Care Culture Among the Future Physician Workforce in Internal Medicine. Acad Med. 2019 Sep;94(9):1347-1354. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002619. PMID:31460932.

Gupta R, Sehgal N, Arora VM. Aligning Delivery System and Training Missions in Academic Medical Centers to Promote High-Value Care. Acad Med. 2019 Sep;94(9):1289-1292. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002573. PMID:31460917.