Kevin Thornton, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Committee Chair, Residency Well Being Committee
Biography: 

Dr. Thornton practices cardiothoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine at UCSF. He is dedicated to improving the quality of care that patients receive while in the ICU and helping patients and families navigate the often confusing environment that the modern ICU has become. He is deeply committed to education and serves as the Program Director for UCSF's Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program and is actively involved in teaching UCSF medical students, residents, and fellows in a variety of clinical and non-clinical environments. Additionally, he serves as the Director of Resident Wellness Programs and is leading the implementation of a comprehensive wellness curriculum focused on enhancing resilience.