Jeff is a faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He runs a patient support program at the medical center there, helping people weigh the risks and benefits of their treatment options. Jeff also advises other organizations implementing decision support programs around the United States and abroad. He has been hailed as a leading innovator by the Mayo Clinic and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Breast Care Center (BCC) is a high volume specialty clinic providing multi-disciplinary care in a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Eight medical oncologists and four surgeons, among dozens of specialists, providers and staff conduct more than 1,000 consultations annually, caring for more than 600 newly diagnosed patients each year. The Breast Care Center at UCSF became a Foundation funded specialty care demonstration site in 2005 in order to offer their patients a unique type of decision support and guidance along their journey.