Molly Cooke, MD, MACP, is professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Her academic focus is health professions education with a particular emphasis on educational initiatives addressing patient outcomes and cost of care in complex, chronically ill patients. Her papers have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Annals of Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine, JAMA and Science. She is an author of Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency (2010), winner of the PROSE award for distinction in scholarly publication in 2011. Currently director of education for Global Health Sciences at UCSF, she was the founding director of The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, a professional development program in the school of medicine at UCSF. Early in her career she was a founding faculty member of UCSF’s internal medicine residency training program based at San Francisco General Hospital and focused on the needs of the urban poor. In 2006 she received the AOA Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, a national award given by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Dr. Cooke's medical practice focuses on the care of patients with HIV and other chronic illnesses. In addition to her work in education, she has contributed seminal works in HIV ethics during the early years of the epidemic. She has played leadership roles in a number of national organizations including the Society for General Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians, serving the last organization as a Regent 2008 to 2014 and President 2013-2014. Dr. Cooke was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies in 2013.