UC San Diego Division of Hospital Medicine Faculty


Dr. Huang


Bryan Huang, MD
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

Telephone (619) 471-9186

Mail Code 8485



Academic Profile

Dr. Bryan Huang has been a member of the faculty of the Division of Hospital Medicine since July 2006. He has been the associate chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine since May 2010.

He serves on the Medicine 401 clerkship committee and previously was the site director for the third-year medical student Core Clerkship in Internal Medicine at Thornton Hospital.

His special interests in hospital medicine include:

  • Prevention and management of delirium – he is the physician lead for the delirium prevention and treatment taskforce.
  • Prevention of falls - – Dr. Huang is the physician lead on the falls and restraints committee.
  • Reducing readmissions – he is the project team lead of the primary care physician communication taskforce of the discharge process improvement committee, and also working on projects related to medicine reconciliation.

Dr. Huang serves on the Practice Analysis Committee of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He previously served on the Early Career Hospitalists/Young Physicians Committee of the Society of Hospital Medicine.

He earned his MD degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed his internal medicine residency training at Stanford University in 2006.

He has subsequently completed the mini-advanced training program in quality improvement through the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research of Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, UT.

Highlighted Publications

  • Huang B, Dam T, Gin D, Maynard G, Quartarolo J, Tallian K, Zeller A. A Pilot Study Using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) Instrument to Assess for Delirium among Hospitalized Patients. Abstract, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, April 3-5, 2008, San Diego. J Hospital Med 2008; 3(S1):60.   PDF (see PDF document p. 12)
  • Huang B, Patel B, Chacko B. The Art of Negotiation.
    Ask tough, appropriate questions before signing on the dotted line. The Hospitalist 2008 December: 20. PDF
  • Huang B, Patel M, Chacko B. Transition Time: What You Need to Know to go from Resident to Attending. The Hospitalist 2009; 6(Jun).
  • Huang B, Seymann G. Increased Utilization of Guideline Recommended Antibiotics for Health Care-Associated Pneumonia Following an Education Intervention. Abstract, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, May 14-17, 2009, Chicago, IL. J Hosp; 4(S1): 29-30.
  • Clay B, Huang B. Structured Screen Prompts in a Computerized Discharge Instruction Module and Adherence to Discharge Medication Reconciliation Standards. Abstract, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, Apr 8-11, 2010, Washington, DC. J Hosp Med 2010; 5(S1): 160.