David Gordon, MD, MPH

David Gordon, MD MPH is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UCSF. He is the Associate Medical Director for pediatric urgent care at San Francisco General Hospital. He is a co-director for the UCSF Pediatrics Competency-Based Immersion Experiences (COBIE) program and a UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences Faculty Affiliate. He attends at the San Francisco General Hospital pediatric urgent care clinic and is fluent in medical Spanish.
With support from the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), Dr. Gordon co-founded the quality improvement program, the developmental stimulation program, and the pediatrics residency program for University of Gondar Hospital, Ethiopia. He has medical and public health experience in seven countries.
2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California, San Francisco
2011 - Open School Certification, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
2010 - Residency, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
MD, 2007 - , University of Vermont College of Medicine
MPH, 2003 - International Health, Boston University School of Public Health
BA, 2000 - Geography, Dartmouth College
Honors and Awards
  • Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2017
  • Martin Luther King Junion Social Justice Award for Emerging Leadership, Dartmouth College, 2016
  • Faculty Teaching Award, UCSF, 2016
  • Rudolf Award, UCSF, 2010
  • Ahmad Ghanea Bassiri, MD Pediatric Intern Award, UCSF, 2008
  • Resident Teaching Award, UCSF, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2007
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2007
  • Phorplus Wasserman 1951 Prize, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2006
  • Lange Student Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2005
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society, Boston University School of Public Health, 2003
  1. Bilateral Orbital Pseudotumor in a 3-Year-Old Child: A Case Report.
  2. Fanconi anemia in a newborn: unusual presentation
  3. Pattern and outcomes of childhood malignancies at University of Gondar Hospital, Ethiopia: nonconsecutive case series
  4. Implementation of an in-patient pediatric mortality reduction intervention, Gondar University Hospital, Ethiopia.
  5. Suspected Buruli ulcer of the face: a case report from Ethiopia.
  6. Prevalence and burden of diseases presenting to a general pediatrics ward in Gondar, Ethiopia.
  7. Influence of the age and sex of human hosts on the distribution of Escherichia coli ECOR groups and virulence traits.