Andrea Tenner, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
UCSF School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine, Box 1377
1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 6A
San Francisco, CA 94110
Rice University
MD: Baylor College of Medicine
MPH: Columbia University Mailman School
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University, Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Columbia University/New York Presbyterian, International Emergency Medicine
                     American College of Emergency Medicine Teaching Fellow
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine

Andrea (Andi) Tenner, MD, MPH is a board certified physician in both emergency medicine and internal medicine. She attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, University of Illinois at Chicago for her combined residency, and Columbia University to complete a fellowship in International Emergency Medicine and an MPH with a focus on forced migration. She also holds a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health from the American Society for Tropical Health and Hygiene. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and is a UCSF Global Health Sciences Affiliate Faculty Member. Her interests include disaster preparedness and response, strengthening health and emergency care systems in the pre- and post-disaster setting, and tropical infectious disease. She has worked in multiple countries in South America and sub-Saharan Africa. Her field experience includes working in an active conflict zone in South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, responding to a building collapse in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and overseeing Ebola Isolation Units for the International Rescue Committee in Sierra Leone. Additionally she has served as an instructor for the US Department of State Office of Antiterrorism Assistance’s Senior Crisis Management Seminar and as a consultant to the World Health Organization’s Emergency, Trauma, and Acute Care Programme. 

Community Service:
2013 Committee Member-AFEM Scientific Committee - African Federation for Emergency Medicine
2012 Research Forum Abstract Reviewer - American College of Emergency Physicians
2011-2012 Organizing Committee Member - African Federation of Emergency Medicine
2011-2012 Prehospital Pre-Conference Workshop Organizing Committee - African Federation of Emergency Medicine
2011-2013 Deputy Ambassador--Rwanda - American College of Emergency Physicians

2013 Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians
2012 Best Teacher in Emergency Medicine (chosen by 2nd year medical students)
2010 Department of Emergency Medicine Humanitarian Award
2009 Derek Piper Travel Grant - University of Illinois at Chicago
2005 SAEM Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award
2004 Travel Grant - American Medical Women’s Association
2001 Hanszen College Senior Service Award
2000 Vice President’s Appreciation Award
1997 President’s List - Rice University, Houston, Texas
1997 National Merit Scholarship


African Federation for Emergency Medicine's Francophone Working Group - May 2018 Report.

African journal of emergency medicine : Revue africaine de la medecine d'urgence

Mundenga MM, Diango K, Mbanjumucyo G, Kabongo D, Tenner AG

You Traveled the World and All You Got Was Ascariasis.

Annals of emergency medicine

Willis J, Tenner AG, Grock A, Mason J

Operationalising emergency care delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: consensus-based recommendations for healthcare facilities.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Calvello EJ, Tenner AG, Broccoli MC, Skog AP, Muck AE, Tupesis JP, Brysiewicz P, Teklu S, Wallis L, Reynolds T

Applying the lessons of maternal mortality reduction to global emergency health.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Calvello EJ, Skog AP, Tenner AG, Wallis LA

Endocrine causes of dangerous fever.

Emergency medicine clinics of North America

Tenner AG, Halvorson KM

Predicting patient patterns in veterans administration emergency departments.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Kessler CS, Bhandarkar S, Casey P, Tenner A