Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
OUR WORK
More Information
PARTICIPATE
COLLABORATE
Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
ARE YOU ONE?
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
WHAT IT MEANS
Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
SEE HOW
More Information
Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
LEARN MORE
More Information
PARTICIPATE
Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
ABOUT US
More Information
Make an Appointment Directory Give Faculty Students

Clarissa Johnston, M.D., FACP

Education

M.D.
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
University of California San Francisco

About

Clarissa Johnston serves as associate professor of medicine at Dell Medical School. She completed medical school and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco, and is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. She practices hospital medicine and inpatient palliative care at Dell Seton Medical Center. She has a career-long interest in medical education at the medical student and resident levels. Previously, she was on the clinical faculty at UC San Francisco and was associate program director for the internal medicine residency program at Kaiser San Francisco.

Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • Society for Hospital Medicine
  • Travis County Medical Society