Career Advisors

Career Advisors are UCSF faculty who have been selected by their department to advise medical students through the specialty selection and residency application process. Confidential Advisors are not part of their department's residency intern selection committee. Please click on name of department/specialty for detailed career information prepared by advisors.

Directors of the Career Advising Program, Dr. Brent Kobashi and Dr. Heather Whelan, are available to meet with you to discuss career plans.  You can also watch a video describing their roles and the value of career advising resources available to you:

 

Meeting scheduler for Dr. Brent Kobashi

 

Meeting scheduler for Dr. Heather Whelan

 

Lee Jones, MD, Associate Dean for Students, is also available to students. He can often refer you to other faculty for advice and/or let you know about resources that will help you explore your options.

Department/Specialty
Career Information

Advisor(s)

Confidential Advisor(s)

Anesthesia

Manny Pardo

Kristina Sullivan

Solmaz Manuel

Heather Hervey-Jumper

Dermatology

Kanade Shinkai

Ryan Arakaki

Emergency Medicine

Aaron Harries

Marianne Juarez

John Comes (Fresno)

Charlotte Page-Wills (Highland)

Rachel Chin

Eric Isaacs

Nathan Teismann

Family Medicine

Margo Vener

Tenessa Mackenzie

 

James Park

 

Taylor Tomlinson

 

Betsy Wan

 

Laboratory Medicine

Diana Nicoll

 

Medicine

Categorical/Primary Care

Cindy Lai (Moffitt/Long)

Gurpreet Dhaliwal (VAMC)

Margaret Wheeler (ZSFG)

Sirisha Narayana (Moffitt/Long)

Laura Flink (VAMC & Mission Bay)

Lawrence Haber (ZSFG)

Molly Heublein (Mt. Zion)

Preliminary/Transitional

Lynnea Mills

 

Medicine-Pediatrics

 

Heather Nye

Bradley Monash

Neurological Surgery

Mitchel Berger

Manish Aghi

Neurology

Megan Richie

Dan Lowenstein

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Meg Autry (primary contact)

Lee-may Chen

Linda Giudice

Mindy Goldman

Rebecca Jackson

Jeannette Lager (primary contact)

Naomi Stotland (primary contact)

Ophthalmology

Jacque Duncan

Neeti Parikh

Orthopaedic Surgery

Nikki Schroeder

Derek Ward

Lionel Metz

Dan Thuillier

Otolaryngology

Andy Murr

Steven Pletcher

Kristina Rosbe

Chase Heaton

Pathology

Raga Ramachandran

Ronald Balassanian

Pediatrics

Sara Buckelew

Carol Miller

Pediatric Neurology

Audrey Foster-Barber

Nilika Singhal

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

 

Mitul Kapadia (primary contact)

Preventive Medicine

George Rutherford

 

Psychiatry

 

Caitlin Hasser

Andrew Booty

Radiation Oncology

Steve Braunstein

Mekhail Anwar

Radiology

Interventional Radiology

Diagnostic Radiology

Soonmee Cha

Diagnostic Radiology

David Naeger

Emily Webb

Interventional Radiology

Evan Lehrman

Interventional Radiology

Miles Conrad

Emily Webb

Surgery

General

Andre Campbell

Kimberly Kirkwood

Sanziana Roman

Preliminary

Linda Reilly

 

Surgery-Plastic & Reconstructive

William Hoffman

Mary McGrath
Surgery-Vascular

Michael Conte

Jade Hiramoto

 

Urology

Kirsten Green

Anne Suskind