UC San Diego Division of Hospital Medicine Faculty

Dr. Ramos


Pedro Ramos, MD, FHM
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Telephone (619) 471-9186

Mail Code 8485


Academic Profile

Dr. Pedro Ramos earned his MD degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2002 and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Florida Department of Medicine in 2005.

Before he joined the UCSD Hospital Medicine faculty in 2006, Dr. Ramos was a hospitalist at St. Jude’s Hospital in Fullerton CA. He completed in 2009 the mini-advanced training program in quality improvement through the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research of Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has served as a mentor for the Society of Hospital Medicines Glycemic Control Mentored Implementation program as well as the Care Coordination programs since 2010.   

He continues to work on glycemic control in the hospital setting both locally and nationally.  He is also the co director of the Junior Faculty Development program which helps junior faculty develop early on skills necessary for a successful career in academic medicine.

Highlighted Publications

  • Pedro Ramos.  Maintaining Glycemic Control When Transitioning From Infusion Insulin: A Protocol-Driven, Multidisciplinary Approach.  Journal of Hospital Medicine. Vol 5, No 8, Oct 2010.

  • 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. J Diabetes Sci Technol published online 12 May 2014

  • How Sweet Is It? The Use of Benchmarking to Optimize Inpatient Glycemic Control.  Accepted for publication in “Diabetes Spectrum”  2014

  • Best Practices for Interdisciplinary Care Management by Hospital Glycemic Teams: Results of a Society of Hospital Medicine Survey Among 19 US Hospitals.  Accepted for publication in “Diabetes Spectrum” 2014

  • Co-Author Johns Hopkins Consultative Medicine Essentials for Hospitalist CME On Managing Diabetes and Hyperglycemia in the Hospital.  Can be found on SHMconsults.com




Eosinophilia and abdominal pain: A typical presentation of a rare disease.  Erika Barbero MS and Pedro Ramos MD.  SHM poster presentation


Diabetes insipidus without the thirst.  Erika Barbero MS and Pedro Ramos MD.  SHM poster presentation


Bridge over troubled waters.  SHM poster presentation



Quality Improvement Pre-Course. Speaker.

Society of Hospital Medicine 2008.

   Glycemic Control Following Transition From An Insulin Infusion: Pilot Study.