Susan Murin, M.D., M.Sc., M.B.A. for UC Davis Health

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

Interim Dean, UC Davis School of Medicine

Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Susan Murin is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Internal Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care

Pulmonary Medicine

Critical Care Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

I am a big believer in shared decision making; it is my role to provide patients with the best possible information about their condition and diagnostic and treatment options, and work collaboratively with them to develop the plan of care that best aligns with their values.

I am extraordinarily proud to be a part of this amazing organization, which focuses on not just delivering the very best care, but on advancing medicine through its research and education missions.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Murin is a pulmonary critical care physician whose current clinical practice is restricted to the consultative care of hospitalized patients.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Murin's research has focused upon the epidemiology of venous thromboembolism and the effects of smoking upon the lungs.


Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ 1982

Medical School

M.D., New York University School of Medicine, New York NY 1986

Other School

M.Sc., Epidemiology, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston MA 2004

Other School

M.B.A., Business, UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Davis CA 2014


Internal Medicine, New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York NY 1986-1989


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT 1989-1992

Outstanding Award as EMR Lead Physician and Representative for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 2011

Sacramento's Best Doctors In Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine, Aknowledged by UC Davis Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Ann Madden Rice, 2011

EMR Physician Champion Award, 2010

Top Reviewers, CHEST, Only 5% of reviewers for the year were honored based on the number of papers reviewed and the timeliness and quality of the review, 2010

Chief of Staff Award, UC Davis Health System, 2008,

Oettinger Award for Research in Lung Disease, 2003,

American Lung Association Clinical Research Award, 2000,

VA Young Investigators Award, 2000,

Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1998,

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, 1996,

To view a larger list of Dr. Murin's publications, please click here.

Stevens SM, Woller SC, Baumann Kreuziger L, Bounameaux H, Doerschug K, Geersing GJ, Huisman MV, Kearon C, King CS, Knighton AJ, Lake E, Murin S, Vintch JRE, Wells PS, Moores LK.  Executive Summary: Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: Second Update of the CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2021 Dec;160(6):2247-2259. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2021.07.056. Epub 2021 Aug 2. PMID:34352279.

Kaufman JA, Barnes GD, Chaer RA, Cuschieri J, Eberhardt RT, Johnson MS, Kuo WT, Murin S, Patel S, Rajasekhar A, Weinberg I, Gillespie DL. Society of Interventional Radiology Clinical Practice Guideline for Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Treatment of Patients with Venous Thromboembolic Disease: Developed in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, American Heart Association, Society for Vascular Surgery, and Society for Vascular Medicine. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 Oct;31(10):1529-1544. doi:10.1016/j.jvir.2020.06.014. Epub 2020 Sep 9. PMID:32919823.

Nguyen HB, Thomson C, Jarjour NN, Dixon AE, Liesching TN, Schnapp LM, Madison JM, Murin S, Glenny R, Kaminski N; Leadership Working Group of the Association of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Division Directors. Leading Change and Negotiation Strategies for Division Leaders in Clinical Medicine. Chest. 2019 Dec;156(6):1246-1253. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2019.06.019. Epub 2019 Jul 9. PMID:31299244.

White RH, Geraghty EM, Brunson A, Murin S, Wun T, Spencer F, Romano PS. High variation between hospitals in vena cava filter use for venous thromboembolism. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 8;173(7):506-12. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.2352. PMID:23552572.

Bilello KL, Murin S. Counterpoint: should systemic lytic therapy be used for submassive pulmonary embolism? No. Chest. 2013 Feb 1;143(2):299-302. doi:10.1378/chest.12-2449. PMID:23381310.

Avdalovic MV, Murin S. Electronic cigarettes: no such thing as a free lunch...Or puff. Chest. 2012 Jun;141(6):1371-1372. doi:10.1378/chest.12-0205. PMID:22670013.

White RH, Murin S, Wun T, Danielsen B. Recurrent venous thromboembolism after surgery-provoked versus unprovoked thromboembolism. J Thromb Haemost. 2010 May;8(5):987-97. doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.03798.x. Epub 2010 Feb 9. PMID: 20149075


White RH, Murin S. Long-term incidence of death due to thromboembolic disease among patients with unprovoked pulmonary embolism. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2009 Sep;15(5):418-24. doi:10.1097/MCP.0b013e32832d044a. PMID:19458530.

Buckley JD, Addrizzo-Harris DJ, Clay AS, Curtis JR, Kotloff RM, Lorin SM, Murin S, Sessler CN, Rogers PL, Rosen MJ, Spevetz A, King TE Jr, Malhotra A, Parsons PE. Multisociety task force recommendations of competencies in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Aug 15;180(4):290-5. doi: 10.1164/rccm.200904-0521ST. PMID: 19661252

White RH, Zhou H, Murin S. Death due to recurrent thromboembolism among younger healthier individuals hospitalized for idiopathic pulmonary embolism. Thromb Haemost. 2008 Apr;99(4):683-90. doi: 10.1160/TH07-09-0557. PMID: 18392326