Gregory A. Maynard, MD, MSc
Health Sciences Professor of Medicine
Director, UC San Diego Center
for Innovation and Improvement Science
Telephone (619) 471-9186
Mail Code 8485
Dr. Gregory A. Maynard earned his MD degree at the University of Illinois and completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
He earned his MSc in Clinical Research Design and Biostatistics from the University of Michigan while acting as the Good Samaritan Hospital Medicine program director and Senior Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency.
Dr. Maynard was hired as Director of the Hospital Medicine Program at UCSD Medical Center in January 2003.
Dr. Maynard is a very active member of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Hospital Quality and Patient Safety committee. In 2011, he was named Senior Vice President of the new SHM Center for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation.
He is the principal investigator of an Agency for Healthcare Quality Research (AHRQ)-funded study to optimize venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention at UCSD. He and others at SHM built the VTE Prevention Implementation Guide and the VTE Resource Room.
He is also a funded co-leader of a national SHM collaborative on VTE prevention.
Dr. Maynard leads a national SHM task force to promote effective glycemic control in hospitalized patients. The Glycemic Control Task Force is an SHM collaborative effort with the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American College of Physicians.
The American College of Physicians named Dr. Maynard a Top Hospitalist in the United States in November 2008.
At UCSD, Dr. Maynard is leader of the inpatient Glycemic Control Team and chair of the Patient Safety Committee in addition to his role as director of the new Center
for Innovation and Improvement Science.