Pediatric Emergency Medicine Endowed Professorship

September 22, 2021

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqueline Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH as the first Pediatric Emergency Medicine Endowed Professor. Dr. Grupp-Phelan currently serves the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) at both UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals (San Francisco and Oakland) and as the department’s Vice Chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Dr. Grupp-Phelan previously served as the Director of Research and the Richard Ruddy and Barbara Wriston-Ruddy Endowed Chair for Pediatric Research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for two decades before coming to UCSF in 2017. Dr. Grupp-Phelan has a long history of conducting mental health research within the Pediatric Emergency Department (PED) setting. She is nationally recognized for her research contributions focused on the adolescent population presenting to the emergency department with unmet or unrecognized mental health needs, and engaging teens at high risk for suicidal events into mental health services. She is currently the Hospital Emergency Department Affiliate (HEDA) Principal Investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Dr. Grupp-Phelan is a passionate advocate for promoting the mental health, safety, and wellness of ill and injured children in the Bay Area and throughout the nation. 

2021-2022 Chief Residents

March 18, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 chief residents Drs. Mindy Duong, Manny Quaidoo, & Nick Stark!


Dr. Robert Rodriguez appointed to President-elect Biden's Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board

November 9, 2020

(CNN) - "President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' newly appointed Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board is led by established public health officials and staffed by a mix of doctors and current and former government officials, some with high-profile media visibility." 

San Francisco Puts Community Paramedics on Front Lines of the Pandemic

August 5, 2020

Amazing work by San Francisco Fire Department’s EMS-6 community paramedic team under the direction of Dr. Clement Yeh, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

2020-2021 Chief Residents

March 20, 2020

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 chief residents Drs. David Dillon, Kevin Hanley, & Emily Neill!


UCSF Veterans and Military-Affiliated Community

June 23, 2019

Members of the UCSF veteran and military-affiliated community, including Dr. John Brown, Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, share their experiences and perspectives in this video.