Holly Martin
Associate Professor
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Holly Martin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and serves as the founding Director of the Pediatric Nocturnist Program at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and as hospitalist and urgent care attending for the ZSFG Department of Pediatrics. She is also a mentor for residents in the Pediatric Leadership for the Underserved (PLUS) track. She teaches medical students and residents in her clinical duties at ZSFG.

She is the inventor of the BREATH device (Baby Resuscitation Enhanced - A Tech Helper) that is a combined hardware/software solution designed to improve and guide neonatal resuscitation in low-resource areas. This project is in development with a Catalyst grant from UCSF for innovative digital health interventions.

Holly Martin also works with trainees interested in international health projects and conducts clinical research trials based in Peru.

Education and Training

, 2017 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Residency, 2012 , University of California, San Francisco
M.D., 2009 , Columbia
B.A., 2000 History, Yale


Vargas B, Louzado-Feliciano P, Santos N, Fuller S, Jimsheleishvili S, Quiñones Á, Martin HH. An exploration of patient-provider dynamics and childbirth experiences in rural and urban Peru: a qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021 Feb 15; 21(1):135.
Calderón TA, Martin H, Volpicelli K, Diaz C, Gozzer E, Buttenheim AM. Formative evaluation of a proposed mHealth program for childhood illness management in a resource-limited setting in Peru. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015 Aug; 38(2):144-51.