Dr. Carolyn Calfee

Carolyn S. Calfee, MD MAS is Associate Professor of Medicine and Anesthesia at the University of California San Francisco, where she attends in the intensive care units. Dr. Calfee is also a member of UCSF’s Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, the Cardiovascular Research Institute, and the UCSF Cancer Center. Dr. Calfee’s primary academic focus is the pathogenesis and treatment of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Current research projects include: (1) molecular subphenotypes of ARDS and precision medicine in critical care; (2) the role of environmental exposures including smoking, air pollution, and novel tobacco products in susceptibility to lung injury; and (3) novel treatments for ARDS.