Ronald Chambers, Jr., MD, FAAFP | Program Director
Dr. Chambers grew up in Shasta Lake, CA with the lifelong desire to become a fourth generation family physician. He went to UC Santa Barbara for undergrad, attended medical school at George Washington in Washington DC, performed his residency at Dignity Health Methodist Hospital, completed fellowships in Faculty Development, Program Director Development, and earned the title of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is the Program Director for the Dignity Health Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program, Chair of the Family Medicine Department, Chief of South Sacramento Hill Physicians, Medical Director for Mercy Family Health Center, Medical Director for Mercy Human Trafficking Clinic, Physician Advisor for the Dignity Health Human Trafficking Response, Clinical Faculty for UC Davis, and Clinical Associate Professor for California Northstate University. He has worked in the Surgeon General's Office on Healthy People, the UCSF Gladstone Institute on HIV research, and participated in multiple global health medical trips. His current passion is human trafficking victim and survivor care and the creation of trauma-informed, victim-centered longitudinal medical homes for survivors coinciding with resident physician education and training. Other areas of interest include humanitarianism in medicine, global health medicine, sports medicine, any outdoor activity and spending time with his wife and children.