Quality & Safety

Faculty members are integral members of the SFVA hospital quality improvement efforts, providing leadership and expertise to QI projects. 


Our QI projects include efforts to decrease unnecessary length of stay, improve COVID patient outcomes and transitions of care, and optimize care of complex patients. Many of these projects have been presented at regional and national scientific meetings and have also been published in peer review journals. We have amazing faculty that serve in leadership positions listed below.

Faculty Leadership Position
Erika Price Director of QI for Anticoagulation / Thrombosis Service
Josué Zapata Director of QI for Department of Medicine
Erika Price Mentor for Chief Resident in Quality and Safety
Ariana Hosseini Site Director for VA, UCSF Resident Elective in Quality and Patient Safety

Melissa Bachhuber
Megha Garg
Lenny Lopez
Erika Price

VA Peer Review Committee Member
Nathan Baskin
Ariana Hosseini
Priya Joshi
VA Office of Systems Improvement Committee Member
research discussion
José Zapata and Daniel Yang