Dr. Rena Fox is a Clinical Professor in Medicine in General Internal Medicine at UCSF Medical Center. She is in the Division of General Internal Medicine and has a special interest in hepatitis C and viral hepatitis. She performs research into hepatitis C at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. She cares for patients with hepatitis B and C at the Viral Hepatitis Practice at UCSF Medical Center. She is a member of the VA National Hepatitis C Resource Center in San Francisco, focusing on developing tools for primary care doctors to learn how to care for patients with hepatitis C and ways to improve hepatitis C care at VA sites around the country. She also serves as Medical Editor of the National VA Hepatitis C Website. Additionally, she has an active primary care practice and teaches clinical internal medicine to residents at the UCSF Medical Center.
She received her bachelor's degree in Human Biology from Stanford University and then attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego. She performed her internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. She went on to a Clinician-Educator Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at UCSF in 2001 and has been on the faculty since that time.