Delphine Tuot, MD

Associate Professor

College: Stanford University, BS
Medical School: McGill University Faculty of Medicine, MDCM
Other graduate training: University of California, San Francisco, MAS
Internal Medicine residency: University of California, San Francisco
Nephrology fellowship: University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Tuot is faculty in the Division of Nephrology at ZSFG, Associate CMO of Specialty Care and Diagnostics at ZSFG, Director of the San Francisco Health Network electronic consultation program, and Director of the UCSF Center for Innovation in Access and Quality at ZSFG. Her interests include primary care management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), provider-patient communication, patient education and self-management, and implementation science. She is currently focused on the development, implementation, and evaluation of interventions that increase patient awareness and self-management of kidney health, as well as health system interventions that enhance patient access to timely, high-quality specialty care, particularly within safety-net settings.
2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.A.S., 2011 - Clinical Research, University of California, San Francisco
Clinical Fellowship, 2011 - Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2008 - Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Honors and Awards
  • Inductee, Reviewer Hall of Fame, AJKD, 2018
  • Fellow of the National Kidney Foundation, NKF, 2016
  • Early Women's Professional Development Scholarship, AAMC, 2013
  • American Kidney Fund Clinical Sciencist in Nephrology, 2010-2011
  • Andy I. Choi Memorial Scholarship, UCSF, 2010-2011
  1. e-Consult implementation success: lessons from 5 county-based delivery systems.
  2. Quality of Chronic Kidney Disease Management in Canadian Primary Care.
  3. SUN-233 The state of CKD care in Canadian primary care: a retrospective analysis of a national database.
  4. Albuminuria Testing by Race and Ethnicity among Patients with Hypertension with and without Diabetes.
  5. Magnitude of the Difference Between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood Pressures and Risk of Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease.
  6. Testing and improving the acceptability of a web-based platform for collective intelligence to improve diagnostic accuracy in primary care clinics.
  7. Poor accordance to a DASH dietary pattern is associated with higher risk of ESRD among adults with moderate chronic kidney disease and hypertension.
  8. CKD Awareness in the General Population: Performance of CKD-Specific Questions.
  9. Family Involvement in Decisions to Forego or Withdraw Dialysis: A Qualitative Study of Nephrologists in the United States and England.
  10. Prevalence and Demographics of CKD in Canadian Primary Care Practices: A Cross-sectional Study.
  11. San Francisco Health Initiative: Creating Agents of Change to Build Capacity for Free Clinic Research.
  12. Evaluating diverse electronic consultation programs with a common framework.
  13. Better Patient Ambulatory Care Experience: Does It Translate into Improved Outcomes among Patients with CKD?
  14. Depressive Symptoms Associate With Race and All-Cause Mortality in Patients With CKD.
  15. Association between health literacy and self-care behaviors among patients with chronic kidney disease.
  16. County-level air quality and the prevalence of diagnosed chronic kidney disease in the US Medicare population.
  17. Electronic consultation impact from the primary care clinician perspective: Outcomes from a national sample.
  18. Acceptability of a multilevel intervention to improve blood pressure control among patients with chronic kidney disease in a public health care delivery system.
  19. Sa1099 Effects of a Post-Endoscopy Discharge Policy to Improve Access to a Safety Net Gastroenterology Clinic.
  20. Tu1250 A Brief, Low-Cost Intervention Improves the Quality of Ambulatory Gastroenterology Consultation NOTES.
  21. 106 Missed Opportunity? —Dental Visits by Chronic Kidney Disease Status in Underserved Patients.
  22. 248 Prevalence of Diagnosed Risk Factors in Underserved Patients Without Creatinine Measurements is High.
  23. 329 Limited English Proficiency and Acute Health Care Utilization Among Patients With CKD.