Emily is an internist at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSF. She is interested in using storytelling to unearth complex truths about doctoring, build community, and facilitate an environment of acceptance and healing. Her writing has been supported by MacDowell and published in The New York Times, JAMA, McSweeneys, and The Examined Life Journal. In her spare time she enjoys teaching herself guitar, and going for long walks with a podcast in her ears. She tweets @ESilvermanMD.