Angela Marks is Deputy Director of the Palliative Care Quality Network (PCQN), a Division of Hospital Medicine’s (DHM) Palliative Care Service. As Deputy Director, Angela manages all aspects of the design, development, execution, and evaluation of PCQN.
Prior to joining DHM, Ms. Marks was a Senior Manager at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Center for the Health Professions where she lead research, evaluation, and training efforts focused on health care workforce development and systems improvement. Specific areas of focus included improving organizational capacity to provide culturally competent care; quality improvement and its intersection with health care disparities reduction; enhancing the preparation and utilization of allied health care professionals; and the development of training programs for a range of health care professionals as well as management teams.
Ms. Marks came to UCSF from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she managed a portfolio of research projects aimed at improving the screening and secondary prevention of pediatric traumatic stress post-injury. She received a MSEd degree in Psychological Services and a BA in History, both from the University of Pennsylvania.