Monica Hahn, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Clinical Director and Principal Investigator, Pacific AIDS Education Training Center
Associate Medical Director, HIVE Clinic
Dr. Monica U. Hahn is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF in the Department of Family & Community Medicine. She completed her BA in Molecular & Cell Biology and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley. She earned her MPH at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and her MD at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and completed her residency in Family & Community Medicine at UCSF. She is an alumnus of the UCSF Programs in Medical Education (PRIME)-Urban Underserved Program, and currently serves as its Director of Inquiry and Evaluation, where she engages in training and mentoring of medical students. As Clinical Director and Principal Investigator of the Pacific AIDS Education Training Center, she leads a regional network responsible for advancing HIV care, capacity building, and healthcare workforce diversification, with the goal of eliminating HIV-related health inequities and stigma. Her clinical experience includes co-directing the Family HIV Clinic, a family-centered HIV primary care clinic at San Francisco General Hospital, and providing perinatal HIV care to people living with and/or affected by HIV in and around pregnancy as the Associate Medical Director at HIVE Clinic, also based at San Francisco General Hospital. Monica co-directs an HIV specialty concentration training program for the UCSF Family & Community Medicine Residency Program. In her role as a medical educator as Clinical Faculty at the UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Family & Community Medicine Residency Program, Monica’s work centers on advancing anti-oppression and critical race theory frameworks in medical education and training programs.
In the news:
- The Asian-American reply to pandemic-era racism must be cross-racial solidarity (op-ed) | Truthout
- The severe health effects of family separations at the US-Mexico border (op-ed) | San Francisco Chronicle
- Abolish race-based medicine in kidney disease and beyond (op-ed) | San Francisco Examiner
- FDA 'commencing a study' that could lead to the removal of a once-lifetime ban on gay men donating blood as COVID-19 survivor says he was turned away from blood center for being gay | Good Morning America
- Doctors press FDA to let more gay men donate blood | New York Times
Tilting the Scale: Current Provider Perspectives and Practices on Breastfeeding with HIV in the United States. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2023 Feb; 37(2):84-94. Lai A, Young ES, Kohrman H, Chateau G, Cohan D, Pollock L, Hahn M, Namusaazi B, Toini OT, Levison J, Ruel T. PMID: 36787411.View in: PubMed Mentions: Fields: HumansPHPublic Health
Toward the elimination of race-based medicine: replace race with racism as preeclampsia risk factor. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 10; 227(4):593-596. Ukoha EP, Snavely ME, Hahn MU, Steinauer JE, Bryant AS. PMID: 35640703.View in: PubMed Mentions: Fields: Humans
Why Professionalism Demands Abolition of Carceral Approaches to Patients' Nonadherence Behaviors. AMA J Ethics. 2022 03 01; 24(3):E181-187. Tran N, Kouyate A, Hahn MU. PMID: 35325518.View in: PubMed Mentions: Fields: Humans
PracticeUpdate. A commentary on: New Creatinine- and Cystatin C-Based Equations to Estimate GFR without Race. 2021. Monica Hahn. . View Publication.
Response to Letter. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 02; 135(2):484-485. Hahn MU, Sheran N, Weber S, Cohan D, Obedin-Maliver J. PMID: 31977791.View in: PubMed Mentions: Fields: Humans
Providing Patient-Centered Perinatal Care for Transgender Men and Gender-Diverse Individuals: A Collaborative Multidisciplinary Team Approach. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 11; 134(5):959-963. Hahn M, Sheran N, Weber S, Cohan D, Obedin-Maliver J. PMID: 31599839; PMCID: PMC6814572.View in: PubMed Mentions: 12 Fields: Humans
Special Considerations: The Care of Women and Gender Variant Patients Living with HIV. The American Academy of HIV Medicine HIV Specialist Magazine. 2018; (October 20):18. Hahn M, Pollock L, Baurer D. View Publication.
Toward an intersectional understanding of violence and resilience: An exploratory study of young Southeast Asian men in Alameda and Contra Costa County, California. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 2009; 14(6):461-469. Chong V, Um K, Hahn M, Pheng D, Yee C, Auerswald C. View Publication.