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Pedro Ramos, MD

Clinical Professor

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Academic Profile

Dr. Pedro Ramos received his MD degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  He completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Florida in 2005. He joined the UCSD hospitalist program in 2006 after a year as a community hospitalist in Fullerton Ca. 

As a hospitalist, Dr. Ramos has an interest in quality improvement and has worked on glycemic control both locally and nationally, serving as a mentor to hospitals throughout the nation through Society of Hospital Medicine's Glycemic Implementation Program. He received additional training in quality improvement through the Intermountain Healthcare Advanced training program.  He also heads the division's Peer Review committee, and he is the Director of the Division's Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program.

Representative Publications

A Blueprint for Improving Systemwide Inpatient Glucose Management.  Pedro Ramos, MD; John MacIndoe, MD. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  Vol 43, Issue 4, p176-178.

Using Society of Hospital Medicine Mentors to Jumpstart Hospitals to Improve Glycemic Control.  Pedro Ramos, Jane Seley, Kristen Kulasa, Aimee Lamb, Greg Maynard, Ann Nolan. Patient Safety & Quality Helathcare. White paper published Mar 24 2016

Design and Implementation of a Web-Based Reporting and Benchmarking Center for Inpatient Glucometrics.  Greg Maynard, Jeffrey Lawrence Schnipper, Jordan Messler, Pedro Ramos, Kristen Kulasa, Ann Nolan and Kendall Rogers. Vol 8(4) J Diabetes Sci Technol 12 May 2014 

How Sweet Is It? The Use of Benchmarking to Optimize Inpatient Glycemic Control.  Greg Maynard, MD, MSc, SFHM, Pedro Ramos, MD, Kristen Kulasa, MD, Kendall M. Rogers, MD, FHM, Jordan Messler, MD, FHM and Jeffrey Lawrence Schnipper, MD, MPH, FHM.  Diabetes Spectrum Vol 27(3), August 2014

Best Practices for Interdisciplinary Care Management by Hospital Glycemic Teams: Results of a Society of Hospital Medicine Survey Among 19 US Hospitals.  Annabelle Rodriguez, MD, Michelle Magee, MD, Pedro Ramos, MD, Jane Jeffrie Seley, DNP, MSN, MPH, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC, Ann Nolan, Kristen Kulasa, MD, Kathryn Ann Caudell, PhD, ACNP-BC, Aimee Lamb, Physician Assistant, PA-C, MMSC, John MacIndoe, MD and Greg Maynard, MD, MSc, SFHM. Diabetes Spectrum Vol 27(3), August 2014

Maintaining Glycemic Control When Transitioning From Infusion Insulin: A Protocol-Driven, Multidisciplinary Approach.  Pedro Ramos, Diana Childers, Gregory Maynard, Journal of Hospital Medicine. Vol 5(8), Oct 2010.

Awards and Honors

2012 Elected Fellow in Hospital Medicine

I am proud to be a part of UC San Diego Health Hospital Medicine because of the diverse background of my colleagues and the community we serve.