Catherine R Lucey, MD

Executive Vice Dean
School of Medicine
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Catherine Reinis Lucey, MD, MACP is Vice Dean for Education and Executive Vice Dean for the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She directs the undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education programs of the School of Medicine and the Office of Medical Education. Dr. Lucey is on the executive management team for the School of Medicine’s Differences Matters Initiative and oversees other strategic initiatives for the medical school and the campus.

Dr. Lucey’s national portfolio of work has included membership on the National Academy of Medicine, the Board of Directors of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Board of Medical Specialties. Additionally, she served as Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine. In these roles, she has worked to influence the direction of academic medicine and the continuum of medical education in ways aligned with UCSF’s approach to education, culture and community.

Dr. Lucey joined UCSF from Ohio State University, where she was Vice Dean for Education for the College of Medicine and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Education for the Office of Health Sciences. She completed her residency in internal medicine at UCSF, including service as Chief Resident at the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital.

She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine.

Featured Publications: 

Toward Creating Equity in Awards Received During Medical School: Strategic Changes at One Institution.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Teherani A, Harleman E, Hauer KE, Lucey C

The Consequences of Structural Racism on MCAT Scores and Medical School Admissions: The Past Is Prologue.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Lucey CR, Saguil A

Designing Well-Being: Using Design Thinking to Engage Residents in Developing Well-Being Interventions.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Thomas LR, Nguyen R, Teherani A, Lucey CR, Harleman E

Can Change to Clerkship Assessment Practices Create a More Equitable Clerkship Grading Process?

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Teherani A, Hauer KE, Lucey C

A Lethal Hidden Curriculum - Death of a Medical Student from Opioid Use Disorder.

The New England journal of medicine

Lucey CR, Jones L, Eastburn A