About Us


The University of California, San Francisco Office of Continuing Medical Education offers educational opportunities for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, dentists, and allied health care professionals to improve their practices through a comprehensive selection of continuing education activities.

We provide over 200 CME activities in most medical specialties serving over 35,000 participants annually.

UCSF is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. In 2011, UCSF received the ACCME's highest level of accreditation, Accreditation with Commendation.

Please view our Services Page to see what our office can do for you in planning your CME conference, training, simulation or on-demand course.

Mission Statement

The University of California, San Francisco Continuing Education Program provides lifelong learning opportunities that aim to increase competence, enhance clinician and healthcare team performance, and improve the health of patients. UCSF achieves this mission by providing ongoing development and delivery of live activities, regularly scheduled series, and on-demand internet-based learning. The UCSF Continuing Education program is committed to providing activities that advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and the knowledge and skill of health care professionals and healthcare teams in clinical care, research, and public health. These goals are integral to UCSF's overall mission of advancing health worldwide.

Expected results of the program

The expected results of the UCSF CE program are to improve the competence and performance of our learners, our healthcare teams, and the clinical outcomes of the patients whom they serve. The program is systematically reviewed to determine the extent to which these expected results have been achieved.


Lorriana Leard, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education
UCSF School of Medicine
Vice Chief, Clinical Operations
UCSF Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, & Sleep Medicine

Tymothi Peters
Administrative Director

Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine;
Director of Outcomes and Innovations,
Office of Continuing Medical Education,
UCSF School of Medicine

Registration, Finance, and Administration

For questions regarding registration, please submit a help ticket to Learner Success.  The team can help answer your questions or route you to the right person.

Kristy Hanstad
Finance Manager

Christopher Conway

Stephanie Ma
Financial Analyst

Nanette Pico
Operations Coordinator


Stacey Samuels
Manager of Accreditation and Educational Development

Jerome Borjal
Accreditation Analyst

Portfolio Manager

Rachel Lupole, MS
Portfolio Manager

Maintenance of Certification

Joey Bernal, MA
Program Manager, MOCAP

Conference Services

Dawn Bohlmann, CMP
Conference Manager

Jane Brooks, CMP
Conference Manager

Robert Corbett
Conference Manager

Philina Lim
Conference Manager

Gaelen Lombard
Conference Manager

Sari Ogden
Conference Manager

Niharika Patel
Conference Manager


Tiffany R. Geraldizo
Digital Media Specialist