Bertram Lubin, MD joined Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland in 1973 as Chief of Hematology/Oncology. In 1984, he became the Director of Medical Research. Under his leadership, basic, clinical and translational research activities expanded. He transformed the small research program into a highly successful enterprise called Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI). In 2009 Dr. Lubin was chosen to serve as the President & Chief Executive Officer of what became UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, until his appointment by the University of California San Francisco as Associate Dean of Children’s Health in 2016.
Dr. Lubin graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, completed a residency in pediatrics at the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital, subspecialty training at Boston Children’s Hospital and was on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania as an Associate Professor for six years before his move to Children’s.