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
Clinical Fellowship, 2011 - , University of California, San Francisco
M.A.S. in Clinical Research, 2011 - , University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2008 - , 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. Quality of Chronic Kidney Disease Management in Canadian Primary Care.
  2. Albuminuria Testing by Race and Ethnicity among Patients with Hypertension with and without Diabetes.
  3. Magnitude of the Difference Between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood Pressures and Risk of Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease.
  4. Poor accordance to a DASH dietary pattern is associated with higher risk of ESRD among adults with moderate chronic kidney disease and hypertension.
  5. Prevalence and Demographics of CKD in Canadian Primary Care Practices: A Cross-sectional Study.
  6. San Francisco Health Initiative: Creating Agents of Change to Build Capacity for Free Clinic Research.
  7. Evaluating diverse electronic consultation programs with a common framework.
  8. Better Patient Ambulatory Care Experience: Does It Translate into Improved Outcomes among Patients with CKD?
  9. Depressive Symptoms Associate With Race and All-Cause Mortality in Patients With CKD.
  10. Association between health literacy and self-care behaviors among patients with chronic kidney disease.
  11. County-level air quality and the prevalence of diagnosed chronic kidney disease in the US Medicare population.
  12. Electronic consultation impact from the primary care clinician perspective: Outcomes from a national sample.
  13. Acceptability of a multilevel intervention to improve blood pressure control among patients with chronic kidney disease in a public health care delivery system.