Course Directors

Patricia O’Sullivan, EdD
Director, Education Research and Development
UCSF Center for Faculty Educators

Sandrijn van Schaik, MD, PhD
Profressor of Pediatrics
Baum Family Presidential Chair for Experiential Learning
Education Director, UCSF Kanbar Center for Simulation and Clinical Skills
Director of Faculty Development, UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Curriculum

José Franco, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the
Transformation of Medical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin

Course Faculty

(Affiliated with University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing
Medical Education

Christy Boscardin, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Office of Medical Education

Christian Burke
Director, Technology Innovations
Technology Enhanced Education

Anna Chang, MD
Professor of Medicines
Gold-Headed Cane Endowed Education Chair
in Internal Medicine
Director, Bridges Clinical Microsystems Clerkship
Director, Foundations of Patient Care
Associate Director, Tideswell at UCSF
Associate Chief, Geriatrics Education

Hueylan Chern, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Director,
Surgical Skills Center

Cynthia Chiarappa, MBA, FACHE
Vice President, Medical Center Administration
Chief of Staff to CEO

Calvin Chou, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Veterans Affairs Health System
San Francisco

Denise Connor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Diagnostic Reasoning Block
Associate Program Director,
PRIME Area of Distinction
Internal Medicine Residency

Patricia A. Cornett, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Chair for Medicine, Department of Medicine
Foundations 2 and Career Launch Lead, School of Medicine

William B. Cutrer, MD, MEd
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Denise L. Davis, MD
Professor of Medicine
Veterans Affairs Health System
San Francisco

John Davis, PhD, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Curriculum

M. Chris Decker, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Culture and Systems Pillar Director
Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
Chief Transformation Officer
Medical College Physicians
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Rosalind de Lisser, MS, FNP, PMHNP
Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Director, Psychiatric Mental Health
Nurse Practitioner Program
Community Health Systems, School of Nursing
UCSF Women’s Health Program

Elizabeth Ellinas, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Women's Leadership
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Christopher Fee, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Chair for Education Residency Program Director

Shannon Fogh, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Site Director, Bridges Clinical Microsystems Clerkship

Jeffery D. Fritz, PhD
Assistant Professor
Medical College of Wisconsin
Central Wisconsin

Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH
Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics;
Vice Dean for Academic
Affairs; Chief of Pediatrics,
Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Tracy Fulton, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Ralph Gonzales, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Associate Dean for Clinical
Innovation; Chief Innovation Officer for UCSF Health

Alexandra Harrington, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Faculty Pillar Director
Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern
Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Karen Hauer, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Assessment

Duncan M. Henry, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Program Director for
Assessment and Feedback

Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, UCSF Bridges Core Inquiry Curriculum
Director, UCSF Department of Pediatrics Molecular Medicine Pathway
Associate Director, UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program
Fellowship Director, UCSF Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Allison Ishizaki
Coordinator, Bridges Clinical Microsystems Clerkship

Katherine M. Hyland, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Institute for Human Genetics

Lee Jones, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Dean for Students

Edward Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Skills Center

Jeff Kohlwes MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
UCSF Director,
PRIME Residency Program
Internal Medicine Residency

Marieke Kruidering, PhD
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Descartes Li, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Co-Director, Brain,
Movement and Behavior
Coach, UCSF Bridges

Helen Loeser, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Former Associate Dean of Curriculum

Michele E. Long, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Education in Pediatrics
Across the Continuum (EPAC)

Catherine R. Lucey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Executive Vice Dean,
School of Medicine
Vice Dean for Education

Michael Lund, MD
Associate Professor of OB/GYN
Student Pillar Director
Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern
Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Jyothi Marbin, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatrics Leadership for the Underserved Residency Program
Associate Residency Program Director

Susan Masters, PhD
Professor Emerita of Medicine

Chandler Mayfield
Executive Director
Technology Enhanced Education

Meg McNamara, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
UCSF Residency Associate Program Director for Mentoring and Professional Development
Site Director, UCSF Bridges Curriculum CMC at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Marty Muntz, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Curriculum Pillar Director
Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern
Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
Associate Vice-Chair for Faculty Development
Clinician Educator, Medical
College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bridget C. O’Brien, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Educational Researcher
Center for Faculty Educators

Edgar Pierluissi, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Acute Care for Elders Unit
Co-Director, UCSF SOM Clinical Microsystems Clerkship

Ann Poncelet, MD
Professor of Neurology
William G. Irwin Endowed Chair
Director, The Haile T. Debas
Academy of Medical Educators

Stephanie Rennke, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Site Director, UCSF Bridges Curriculum Clinical Microsystem Clerkship
UCSF Health Director, Faculty Development Program

Josette Rivera, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Geriatrics

Glenn Rosenbluth, MD
Professor of Pediatrics,
Director of Quality and Safety Programs,
Office of Graduate Medical Education
Associate Director, Pediatrics Residency Training Program

Niraj Sehgal, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Vice President & Chief Quality
Officer, UCSF Health

Brian S. Schwartz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases

Leslie Sheu, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Co-Director for Clinical Immersive Experiences
Director, Clinical Microsystems Clerkship at DGIM
Coach, UCSF Bridges

Rebecca Shunk, MD
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education - UCSF Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Chief of Staff for Education, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Justin Sewell, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine

Kevin H. Souza, MS
Associate Dean for Medical Education

Ryan Spellecy, PhD
Associate Professor of
Bioethics Cross Pillar Faculty
Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern
Institute for the Transformation
of Medical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Arianne Teherani, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Program Evaluation
Educational Researcher
Center for Faculty Educators

Larissa Thomas, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Interim Associate Program
Director, Internal Medicine
Residency Program
Coach, UCSF Bridges

Maria A. Wamsley, MD
Professor of Medicine

Daniel C. West, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics
Education Director,
Residency Training Program

Diane M. Wilke-Zemanovic, MS
Program Director Medical Education
Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern
Institute for the Transformation
of Medical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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