The Rheumatology Division Honors Retiring Faculty Member Dr. Patricia Katz

Dr. Patricia Katz, "Patti," is an internationally recognized leader in the areas of patient-centered health outcome measurement, development of patient-reported outcomes, and the association between behavioral factors such as exercise, stress, and trauma, and disease outcomes. She has authored close to 300 peer-reviewed publications as well as numerous review articles and book chapters. She served as the co-editor in chief of Arthritis Care and Research for six years and is currently the co-editor in chief of ACR Open Rheumatology. She has been an instrumental mentor to innumerable trainees both within and outside UCSF.  In recognition of her many achievements, the ACR awarded her the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award. She was designated a Master of the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals. Lastly she received the Lawren H. Daltroy Award for Excellence in Health Communications in 2021.