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Internal Appointments

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July/August 2019

  • Matthew Bucknor, MD, has been appointed the inaugural associate chair for wellbeing and professional climate in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.
  • Christine Cassel was appointed DOM Senior Advisor for Strategy and Policy to advise the department on a variety of policy issues, including around data sharing and analytics.
  • Uzair Chaudhary was named interim Chief of Medicine for UCSF Fresno.
  • Anne Schafer was named Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at VAMC.


May/June 2019

  • Maria Raven, MD, MPH will serve as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Medical Center and Vice Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine, effective June 1, 2019.
  • Jinoos Yazdany, MD, MPH will serve as Chief of the UCSF Division of Rheumatology at ZSFG, effective July 1, 2019.
  • Monica Gandhi MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, was selected as the Director of the NIH-funded UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), a position that supports HIV and AIDS research across all three campuses and our affiliates in San Francisco (including the Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco Department of Public Health, the San Francisco VA Medical Center/NCIRE, and the Vitalant Research Institute).
  • Christine Khuu was named DOM-ZSFG Associate Director of Finance and Administration.
  • Daniel Wheeler has been named SFVA Assistant Program Director for the Medicine Residency program.
  • Susan Wlodarczyk has been named SFVA Inpatient Site Director for the Medicine Residency program.


March/April 2019

  • Raphael Hirsch, MD, as the new Chair of the UCSF Department of Pediatrics and Physician-in-Chief, Benioff Children’s Hospitals, effective July 15.
  • Jane Czech is serving as interim associate chair for finance and administration in the Department of Psychiatry, effective March 22.
  • Kelly McNeill was appointed as the new director for finance and administration in the Department of Pathology, effective April 1.
  • Shanice Jackson was appointed as the new associate chair of administration and finance in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, effective April 8.



February 2019