Dr. Rita Redberg reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Redberg is currently the Director of Women's Cardiovascular Services at the University of California San Francisco National Center of Excellence in Women's Health in San Francisco, California. Dr. Redberg is an attending physician at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center Parnassus Heights Campus in San Francisco.
Education and Training
MD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1982
Internship in Internal Medicine: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1982â€“1983
Residency in Internal Medicine: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1983â€“1985
Fellowship in Cardiology: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1985â€“1987
Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiology: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1987â€“1988
Research Fellow in Non-Invasive Cardiology: UCSF Medical Center Cardiovascular Research Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1990â€“1991
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA:
Core Faculty Member, Philip R. Lee Institute, Health Policy Studies, 2011â€“present
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Medical Center, General Medicine, 2002â€“present
Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Center, General Medicine, 1996â€“2002
Assistant Clinical Professor, Medical Center, Medicine and Anesthesia, 1991â€“1996
Adjunct Associate Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2008â€“present
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1989â€“1990
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.
Dr. Redberg receives consulting fees from Amgen. She holds stocks with Abbott, St. Jude, Siemans, and AbbVie.