Elaine A. Muchmore, MD, is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of California, San Diego. She is also Associate Chief of Staff for Education at the VA Medical Center in San Diego.
Dr. Muchmore received her medical degree from the University of California, Davis, and completed residency in Internal Medicine at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington, and fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at UC San Diego. She is Associate Chair for Education of the UC San Diego Department of Medicine, and is active in multiple professional organizations, concentrating on educational issues. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Committee on Training, a member of the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine, and Chair of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Residency to Fellowship Interface Committee.
Dr. Muchmore’s research interests involve studying molecular regulation of an immunogenic cell surface sugar moiety that humans do not synthesize, but which is the primary sugar moiety on cells of all other mammals.