Bruce D. Blumberg, MD
- Education and Training
BA, magna cum laude, Dartmouth College
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, Stanford University Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles Center for Health Sciences
Fellowship, Medical Genetics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Dr. Bruce Blumberg began his Kaiser Permanente career in 1976 as a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. He later joined The Permanente Medical Group in 1981 as a pediatrician and geneticist at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center. In 1982 he joined the faculty of the University of California San Francisco; he has also participated as an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. He eventually worked in the field of medical genetics full-time until retiring from The Permanente Medical Group in 2016; he then transitioned to the Southern California Permanente Medical Group to participate in the establishment and operations of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. Dr. Blumberg’s numerous research articles, abstracts, and presentations have examined topics such as birth defects, genetics, reproductive medicine, and prenatal screenings for various conditions.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1982-presentClinical Professor of PediatricsUniversity of California San Francisco1997-2006Physician-in-ChiefKaiser Permanente, San Francisco1999-2006Chair, Physician Compensation and Benefits CommitteeThe Permanente Medical Group2006Visiting Clinical Professor of PediatricsCedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA2006-2013Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Designated Institutional OfficialKaiser Permanente Northern California2006-2016Institutional Director of Graduate Medical Education and ChairKaiser Permanente Northern California1982–presentClinical Professor of PediatricsUniversity of California, San Francisco2016–presentClinical Professor of PediatricsUniversity of California, Davis2007–presentAdjunct Clinical Professor of PediatricsStanford Medical School2016-presentProfessor of Clinical Services, Admissions Committee Co-leadKaiser Permanente School of Medicine
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 1967Rufus Choate ScholarDartmouth College1969Phi Beta KappaDartmouth College1974Mosby Scholarship Book AwardYale University School of Medicine1983Pediatric House Staff Teaching AwardKaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center1989Pediatric House Staff Teaching AwardKaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Rojnueangnit J, Xie J, Gomes A, Sharp A, Callens T, Chen Y, Liu Y, Cochran M, Abbott M, Atkin J, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Barnett C, Crenshaw M, Bartholomew D, Basel L, Bellus G, Ben-Shachar S, Bialer M, Bick D, Blumberg B, Cortes F, David K, Destree A, Duat-Rodriguez A, Earl D, Escobar L, Eswara M, Ezquieta B, Frayling I, Frydman M, Gardner K, Gripp K, Hernandez-Chico C, Heyman K, Ibrahim J, Janssens S, Keena B, Llano-Rivas I, Leppig K, McDonald M, Misra V, Mulbury J, Narayanan V, Orenstein N, Galvin-Parton P, Pedro H, Pivnick E, Powell C, Randolph L, Raskin S, Rosell J, Rubin K, Seashore M, Schaaf C, Scheurie A, Schultz M, Schorry E, Schnur R, Siqveland E, Tkachuk A, Tonsgard J, Upadhyaya M, Verma I, Wallace S, Williams C, Zackai E, Zonana J, Lazaro C, Claes K, Korf B, Martin Y, Leguis E, Messiaen L. High Incidence of Noonan Syndrome Features Including Short Stature and Pulmonic Stenosis in Patients Carrying NF1 Missense Mutations Affecting p.Arg1809: Genotype-Phenotype Correlation. Human Mutation 2015;36(11):1052-1063.
Roemer B, Azevedo T, Blumberg B. Looking at Graduate Medical Education Through a Different Lens: A Health Care System’s Perspective. Academic Medicine 2015;90:1231-1235.
Garzon H, Blumberg B, Azevedo T, Ramirez E. Development of a Global Health Program for Kaiser Permanente Northern California Graduate Medical Education Program. Annals of Global Health 2016;82:356-357.
Mullegama SV, Jensik P, Li C, Dorrani N, Kantarci S, Blumberg B, Grody WW, Strom SP. Coupling Clinical Exome Sequencing with Functional Characterization Studies to Diagnose a Patient with Familial Mediterranean Fever and MED13L Haploinsufficiency Syndrome. Clinical Case Reports 2017;5:833-840.
Lo JC, Baudendistel TE, Dandekar A, Le PV, Siu S, Blumberg B. Innovative Partnerships to Advance Public Health Training in Community-based Academic Residency Programs. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, in press, 2017.