Phillip Smith

Patient Care Coordinator

Phil Smith was raised in Oakland, California where he graduated from Laney College with an associate degree in ethnic studies. He began working at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in 2014 with a primary focus on assisting the clinical staff with administrative support. As a caregiver for his mother who suffers from dementia, Phil has a direct connection to the impact of neurogenerative diseases and is passionate about providing support for the family members of patients that are battling dementia. He has played an impactful role as a clinic coordinator, implementing new workflows and strategies to improve provider access for patients. As a member of the Memory and Aging Center’s Black Leadership Advisory Council, Phil acts as a resource for staff by contributing to the creation and implementation of programs for the department that promote diversity and empowerment.

When the weather is nice, he likes to go fishing in the nearby delta for relaxation.