Dr. Barry Zorthian, an internist in AHS’s department of medicine, is the board’s medical staff representative. She also is an associate clinical professor of medicine at University of California-San Francisco and a member of the department of internal medicine teaching faculty at Highland Hospital, where she completed her residencies and a fellowship. Trustee Zorthian is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, and holds a bachelor’s degree in drama from San Francisco State University, where she completed her pre-med courses. She is the author of “Highland Hospital Housestaff Discharge Planning Manual,” which was published in 1988 and revised in 1992. She holds memberships in the American College of Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine.