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Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH

Vice Dean, UCSF School of Medicine at ZSFG

Dr. Fuentes-Afflick has been a UCSF faculty member since 1993. She is Professor and Vice Dean for the UCSF School of Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Dr. Fuentes-Afflick served as Chief of Pediatrics at Zuckerberg San Francisco General from 2009-2022 and as Vice Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Medicine from 2012-2022. As a pediatrician and epidemiologist, Dr. Fuentes-Afflick has conducted research studies focused on issues of acculturation, immigrant health, and health disparities. Her scholarship has also focused on the importance of diversity in academic medicine and academic pediatrics. After completing her undergraduate and medical education in the Inteflex Program at the University of Michigan, Dr. Fuentes-Afflick came to UCSF for her residency training in pediatrics, followed by a fellowship in health policy at UCSF and MPH in epidemiology from UC Berkeley. She has served in several important national leadership roles, including President of the Society for Pediatric Research, President of the American Pediatric Society, and service on the Council of the National Institute for Child Health and Development. Dr. Fuentes-Afflick was chair of the UCSF Academic Senate from 2009-2011. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2010 and elected to membership n the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2020.

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