Swipe through the gallery and tap on the pictures of our diverse faculty to see what they have to say about the keys to their success at UCSF.
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Christopher Bautista, MD, Assistant Professor
Christopher Bautista, MD Assistant Professor "Mentors who push; students and residents who inspire; patients who give our work meaning"
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Elena Flowers, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Physiological Nursing
Elena Flowers, PhD, RN Assistant Professor, Physiological Nursing ""
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E. Michael Reyes, MD, MPH, Professor, Family & Community Medicine
E. Michael Reyes, MD, MPH Professor, Family & Community Medicine "Reaching across schools and departments to foster creative domestic and global collaborations."
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Jessica Opoku-Anane, MD, MS, Assistant Professor
Jessica Opoku-Anane, MD, MS Assistant Professor "Great mentorship, focus on the ultimate goal of taking good care of patients, and confidence given through belief in a power greater than myself."
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Jason Gestwicki, PhD, Associate Professor in Residence, Institute for Neurodegen Diseases
Jason Gestwicki, PhD Associate Professor in Residence, Institute for Neurodegen Diseases "The key to success at UCSF is collaboration. Answering the big questions in human health requires dedicated and inter-disciplinary teams."
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Julio Leon Incio, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar
Julio Leon Incio, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar "My love for science."
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Evelyn Porter, MD, MS, Assistant Professor
Evelyn Porter, MD, MS Assistant Professor "Collaborative projects ."
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Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Family Health Care Nursing
Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN Assistant Adjunct Professor, Family Health Care Nursing "Excellent mentoring and mentors."
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Marguerita Lightfoot, PhD, Professor
Marguerita Lightfoot, PhD Professor "UCSF is full of resources, I've just had to find the ways to connect those resources. It's required me talking to others, asking questions, and being persistent."
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Eveline Oestreicher Stock, MD, Assistant Professor
Eveline Oestreicher Stock, MD Assistant Professor "Mentorship...and the freedom to think independently in an empowering environment."
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Carol A. Miller, MD, HS Clinical Professor, Pediatrics Gen Peds ML
Carol A. Miller, MD HS Clinical Professor, Pediatrics Gen Peds ML "Connecting with colleagues whose visions, values and interests complement mine has been the most beneficial strategy underlining my success at UCSF."
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Stella Aguinaga Bialous, RN, MScN, DrPH, Associate Professor in Residence
Stella Aguinaga Bialous, RN, MScN, DrPH Associate Professor in Residence "Establishing a network of support with other faculty, with staff, and engaging in exchange of ideas."
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Andrea Jackson, MD, MS, Assistant Professor
Andrea V. Jackson, MD, MS Assistant Professor "Finding community within UCSF and role models for all aspects of my life and career."
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Benjamin Edward Padilla, MD, Asst Professor of Clin Surgery, SURGERY
Benjamin Edward Padilla, MD Asst Professor of Clin Surgery, SURGERY "UCSF saw potential in me and gave me the opportunity to realize that potential. Through developing close relationships with mentors, I was able to make the most of that opportunity."
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Sabrina Fernandez, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Sabrina Fernandez, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics "I am impressed every day with the hard-working and dedicated physicians we have at UCSF. They inspire me to learn and grow!"
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Eni Obadan-Udoh, DDS, MPH, Dr.Med.Sc., Assistant Adjunct Professor
Eni Obadan-Udoh, DDS, MPH, Dr.Med.Sc. Assistant Adjunct Professor "Everyone needs to identify their passion and go for it despite dissenting voices. Success in academia requires hard work, good collaborations and great mentorship."
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Liliana Ramirez Gomez, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology
Liliana Ramirez Gomez, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology "Asking for help when I need it and seeking advice."
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Robert Rodriguez, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine
Robert Rodriguez, MD Professor, Emergency Medicine "Collaboration with other investigators."
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Karen Ordovas, MD, MAS, Associate Professor in Residence, Radiology and Director of Cardiac Imaging
Karen Ordovas, MD, MAS Associate Professor in Residence, Radiology and Director of Cardiac Imaging "Mentoring, collaboration and hard work."
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Fernando Gonzalez, MD, Asst Adjunct Prof, Peds Neonatology
Fernando Gonzalez, MD Asst Adjunct Prof, Peds Neonatology "Mentorship in both the clinical and research fields has been vital to my success here at UCSF."
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Elizabeth Yen, MD, HS Assistant Clinical Prof, Ped-Gastroenterology
Elizabeth Yen, MD HS Assistant Clinical Prof, Ped-Gastroenterology "The key to my success at UCSF has been the collaborative environment."
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Rosalie Bravo, RN, MS, ACNP, Associate Clinical Professor, Physiological Nursing
Rosalie Bravo, RN, MS, ACNP Associate Clinical Professor, Physiological Nursing ""
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Nynikka Palmer, DrPH, MPH, Assistant Professor in Res, Medicine-SFGH-GIM
Nynikka Palmer, DrPH, MPH Assistant Professor in Res, Medicine-SFGH-GIM "Passion, perseverance, exceptional mentors, and networking with colleagues and the community have been the keys to my success at UCSF."
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David Castillo-Azofeifa, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
David Castillo-Azofeifa, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow "Collaboration with colleagues."
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Errol Lobo, MD, PhD, Professor/Vice-Chair/Medical Director Perioperative Services
Errol Lobo, MD, PhD Professor/Vice-Chair/Medical Director Perioperative Services Hard work.
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Elida M. Bautista, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor
Elida M. Bautista, PhD Associate Clinical Professor "Mentors who saw potential in me and encouraged me to think bigger."
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Antonio Gomez, Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine
Antonio Gomez Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine "The key to my success at UCSF has been the learning opportunities afforded me by the amazing patients and colleagues at UCSF. My success would not have been possible without the guidance of mentors who have supported my work every step of the way."
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Robyn Gershon, DrPH, Professor in Residence, PRL-IHPS and EPI-BIOSTAT
Robyn Gershon, DrPH Professor in Residence, PRL-IHPS and EPI-BIOSTAT "Great leadership, outstanding collaborators and a great research team."
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Oluwatobi Idowu, MD, Postdoctoral Scholar
Oluwatobi Idowu, MD Postdoctoral Scholar "Diligence and Committment."
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Carla M. Perissinotto, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics
Carla M. Perissinotto, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics "Being happy with the career I have chosen as I love taking care of underserved older adults. Having great colleagues and friends. Having family support."
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Teresa Villela, MD, Vice Chair, Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
Teresa Villela, MD Vice Chair, Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine "Wonderful colleagues; terrific family medicine residents; amazing staff at San Francisco General; and patients and families whose strength and resilience is inspiring."
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Ian Harris, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Cardiology
Ian Harris, MD Associate Clinical Professor, Cardiology ""
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Ralph Gonzales, MD, MSPH, Chief Innovation Officer-UCSF Health System, Associate Dean for Clinical Innovation-School of Medicine
Ralph Gonzales, MD, MSPH Chief Innovation Officer-UCSF Health System, Associate Dean for Clinical Innovation-School of Medicine "Being surrounded by and working with incredibly talented, dedicated and intellectually honest people at all levels of the organization."
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Rosalind De Lisser, RN, MS, NP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Community Health Systems
Rosalind De Lisser, RN, MS, NP Assistant Clinical Professor, Community Health Systems "UCSF challenges the mind and pushes us to think beyond the limits. It is my optimism, enthusiasm, and ideals which make me successful here!"
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Lee Atkinson-McEvoy, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Lee Atkinson-McEvoy, MD Clinical Professor of Pediatrics "Finding mentors and reaching out to them with all of the transitions in my career. Working hard, taking on challenges and making sure that I am always giving my best."
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John Sauceda, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor
John A. Sauceda, PhD, MS Assistant Professor "High-quality mentorship and formal scientific/grant writing is critical for a successful research career."
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Catherine O. Egbe, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Catherine O. Egbe, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow "Resilience and hard work and a constant reminder that I have come too far to fail."
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Andre R. Campbell, MD, Prof of Clin Surgery, Surgery
Andre R. Campbell, MD Prof of Clin Surgery, Surgery "UCSF is a great place to work, but there are daily challenges we have to work on, to help drive the mission of the school of medicine."
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Mark W. Wilson, MD, Professor in Residence, Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
Mark W. Wilson, MD Professor in Residence, Radiology & Biomedical Imaging "Major keys to my success at UCSF have been the visibility of exceptional role models and access to strong, committed mentorship."
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Paul A. Garcia, M.D., Professor of Neurology
Paul A. Garcia, M.D. Professor of Neurology "Amazing colleagues."
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Lenny Lopez, MD, MDiv, MPH, Associate Professor and Chief of Hospital Medicine, SFVA
Lenny Lopez, MD, MDiv, MPH Associate Professor and Chief of Hospital Medicine, SFVA "The amazing mentoring network at UCSF has made all the difference in my career."
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Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH, Professor, Pharmacy and Medicine
Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH Professor, Pharmacy and Medicine "UCSF has been a tremendously supportive environment and has allowed me to merge personal passion with academic rigor."
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Laura Fejerman, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
Laura Fejerman, PhD Assistant Professor, School of Medicine "The key to my success at UCSF has been to listen to the great advise from senior Mentors but at the same time follow and respect my own ideas and interests."
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Josette A. Rivera, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine
Josette A. Rivera, MD Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine "Strong mentorship has played a major role in my success at UCSF"
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Cherrie Boyer, PhD, Professor in Residence, Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine
Cherrie Boyer, PhD Professor in Residence, Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine "Interdisciplinary collaboration within and across departments, schools, and institutions."
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Roland G. Henry, PhD, Professor
Roland G. Henry, PhD Professor "Know and trust yourself while keeping an open mind."