For Health Professionals

At UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, our partnership with health professionals in the community is key to our success. To help you access our services, we have information about how make to referrals, get consultations and transfer patients as well as how to access our continuing education programs.

Please use our referral forms to provide information about your pediatric patients.

It is our goal to meet your needs with a level of customer service that matches the world-class medical care we provide. We look forward to working with you.

Access Center

For a consultation, referral, transfer or transport service, call the toll-free number for the Access Center at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. The center is a single point of access for all inpatient and outpatient pediatric services, including neonatal, pediatric and maternal care.

Phone: (877) 822-4453 or (877) UC-CHILD
Inpatient Fax: (415) 353-1323
Outpatient Fax: (415) 353-4485

Physician Liaison Service

Physician liaisons meet with referring physicians, medical groups and health plans to provide information about UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and its services. Liaisons also can help arrange a visit by a UCSF specialist to meet with a medical practice in the community or to give a talk to a group or institution.

Phone: (800) 444-2559
Fax: (415) 353-4395
Email: [email protected]

Medical Staff Membership

For information about obtaining hospital privileges at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, visit the Medical Staff Office Web site.


Learn more about Nursing at UCSF Medical Center, including nursing teams by department, career opportunities and staff development.

Education and Training

The University of California, San Francisco is a graduate health sciences university, known for its excellence in educating and training. Its schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy all rank among the nation's most prestigious.

See information about continuing education, the School of Medicine's pediatric fellowship and residency training, and the Department of Pediatrics.


A directory of UCSF clinical trials contains trials from the National Institutes of Health database. Information about research in general also is available.


Learn about the Office of Telemedicine at UCSF and programs that use telecommunications to improve access to health care.

Related Information

Contact Us

Access Center
Phone: (877) 822-4453

Physician Liaison Service
Phone: (800) 444-2559
Fax: (415) 353-4395

Physician Referral Directory
Print listings by specialty.

For the most current information, see our online Find a Doctor directory.