Dr. Lucatorto is a general internist offering care for hospitalized patients with a variety of conditions and presentations.
Dr. Lucatorto is an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Her professional interests include medical education and health systems science.
M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC 2003
B.A., Haverford College, Haverford PA 1994
Internship: Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2003-2004
Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2004-2006
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016
CA Medical Board, License,
Honors and Awards
Gold Humanism Honor Society, Faculty Inductee, UC Davis, 2020
Outstanding Inpatient Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis, 2018, 2019
Excellence in Teaching Award from the UCSF SOM Graduating Class, 2009, 2018
Kaiser Teaching Award Recipient, UCSF, 2014
Nominee, UCSF Kaiser Inpatient Teaching Award, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013
Nominee, Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2013
Essential Core Teaching Award for Most Inspirational Teacher, UCSF, 2013
Floyd Rector Teaching Award, UCSF, 2010
Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2008
Select Recent Publications
Douglas VC, Hessler CS, Dhaliwal G, Betjemann JP, Fukuda KA, Alameddine LR, Lucatorto R, Johnston SC, Josephson SA. The AWOL tool: derivation and validation of a delirium prediction rule. J Hosp Med. 2013 Sep;8(9):493-9. doi:10.1002/jhm.2062. Epub 2013 Aug 7. PMID:23922253.
Lucatorto R. In the Literature, Article Reviews. The Hospitalist. 2008 June.
Lucatorto R. Psychosis. Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2007, Mosby, St. Louis. 2007.
Fogh S, Pierluissi E, McNamara M, Soong S, Ishizaki A, Cicoletti C, Casey K, Ramirez P, Lucatorto R, Rennke S, Sehgal N, Chang. A Using the LEAN “A3” as an Early Medical Student Assessment Tool. AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting. Abstract. Submitted. 2017.
Fogh S, Pierluissi E, McNamara M, Soong S, Ishizaki A, Cicoletti C, Casey K, Ramirez P, Lucatorto R, Rennke S, Lucatorto R, Chang A. Assessment of Early Medical Students’ Contribution to Quality and Safety in Clinical Health Systems: a new application of the QIKAT. Abstract. Submitted. AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting. Abstract. Submitted. 2017.
Soong S, Ishizaki A, Cicoletti C, Casey K, Ramirez P, McNamara M, Lucatorto R, Fogh S, Pierluissi E, Rennke S, Sehgal N, Choi L, Chang A. Early Medical Students in Novel Health Systems Improvement Curriculum. “Mini-oral” presentation and poster presentation. UCSF Education Showcase and WGEA meeting, respectively. 2017.
McNamara M, Pierluissi E, Cruz E, Marmor A, Soong S, Ishizaki A, Cicoletti C, Casey K, Ramirez P, Lucatorto R, Rennke S, Fogh S, Sehgal N, Chang A. Early medical students engage in transformational curriculum. Pediatric Academic Societies. Abstract. Submitted. 2017.
Lang T, Wamsley MA, Teherani A, McGrath MH, Aronson L, Lucatorto R, van Schaik S, Burke C, Papadakis M, O'Sullivan P, Lucey C. Creating a Professionalism Learning Community (PLC) to Promote Skills Development of Faculty through Case-Based Workshops. AAMC. Poster presentation. 2013.
Welles C, Lucatorto R, Stephens C, Zufahl E, Garcia A, Kennedy E, Catabolic S, Crist-Pickett J, Sapiro-Swanson D, Bourdet S, Babcock K, Broering J, Rudolph J, Carlton M, Bachhuber M. Transforming Care Transitions: Implementing Project RED at a VA Medical Center. DOM Quality and Safety Innovation Challenge. Poster presentation. 2013.
A Chang, A Azzam, P Bell, D Ciccarone, C Cicoletti, K Fitzhenry, T Fulton, M Kruidering, C Lai, R Lucatorto, M McNamara, J Muller, H Nye, M Yukawa, and K Hauer. Competency Directors and Competency Coaches Partnering at UCSF. AAMC. Poster presentation. 2012.