The SF Health Network provides primary care that is patient and family-centered, comprehensive, team-based and focused on quality and safety. Primary care teams collaborate with patients to deliver health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, health education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.

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Meet Our Clinical Leaders

Get to know us and read essential information about our clinical leaders and where they work. At San Francisco Health Network, we strive to be every San Franciscans first choice for health care and well-being. We do this by providing high quality health care that enables all San Franciscans to live vibrant and healthy lives.
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Primary Care Leadership

Hali Hammer, MD
Hali Hammer, MDDirector of Primary Care
Plans and directs health care services and operations of the SFHN primary care health centers.
Catherine James, MD
Catherine James, MDMedical Director for Primary Care
Plans and directs health care services and operations of the SFHN primary care health centers.
Susan Scheidt, PsyD
Susan Scheidt, PsyDDirector, Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health
Oversees behavioral health services which are integrated into the primary care medical home.
Liz Davis, MD
Liz Davis, MDMedical Director of Care Coordination
Provides physician leadership, oversight, guidance, and assistance in developing a coordinated approach to care for medically high risk patients in SFHN primary care health centers.
Bill Blum, MSW
Bill Blum, MSWDirector of Special Programs & Director of HIV Health Services
Oversees special programs and facilities in primary care.
Judith Sansone, RN, MS
Judith Sansone, RN, MSDirector of Nursing, Primary Care
Develops the nurse role and directs nursing functions at the SFHN primary care health centers.
Ellen Chen, MD
Ellen Chen, MDDirector of Quality Improvement, Primary Care
Leads quality program for primary care services to optimize performance on key quality measures and to develop internal quality improvement capacity within the primary care network.
Kathryn Horner, MS
Kathryn Horner, MSDirector of Operations
Anna Robert, RN, MSN, DrPH
Anna Robert, RN, MSN, DrPHDirector of Care Coordination for Primary Care
Develops and directs programs which involve transitions between sites and systems of care for primary care patients.
Diane Carr
Diane CarrDirector of Breast & Cervical Cancer Services
Oversees breast and cervical services for primary care patients accessing diagnostic services with an emphasis on patient navigation and case management.
Hamilton Holt, MD
Hamilton Holt, MDDirector of Primary Care Psychiatry
Oversees psychiatry services, including telepsychiatry, throughout Primary Care.
Ryan Shackelford, MD
Ryan Shackelford, MDMedical Director, Behavioral Health Homes
Oversees primary care services in the SFHN behavioral health clinics.
Steven Ambrose, DDS
Steven Ambrose, DDSDirector of Dental Services
Provides managerial oversight, oral health program development, and operational oversight of the SFHN dental clinics.