Beth Anne Chapin

Beth Anne Chapin

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Beth Anne Chapin was born at UCSF and raised in the Bay Area. She earned a communications degree from San Diego State University, and a BSN at Sonoma State University. She is a Clinical Nurse 2 and Clinical Instructor at UCSF, a magnet hospital where doctors and nurses collaborate in order to give patients the very best evidence-based care.

Beth is inspired by her patients every day and considers herself to be a lifelong learner. Her passion is teaching and her students fuel her. A little-known fact is that she trains horses and has a mare in Mill Valley. She is also excited to be a grandma someday.


  • Care for the Caregiver
  • Crucial Conversations
  • Spinning Babies

Research Areas

  • Communication to support patient centered care


  • EBP Fellowship, 2020
  • Chair, Clinical Practice Council, UCSF Birth Center
  • RN Residency, UCSF Birth Center, 2016


  • Sonoma State University, BSN 2016
  • SDSU, BA Communications 1989

Prior Experience

  • General Contractor, 2012
  • Equine Assisted Therapy and Training, 2012