Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Health disparities
  • Postpartum wellness
  • LGBT health
  • Pregnancy after bariatric surgery
  • Thyroid disease in pregnancy
  • Multiple gestation
  • Advanced maternal age
  • Pregnancy after infertility treatment
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hypertension in pregnancy
  • Depression Anxiety pregnancy
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Co-director Women's Health Block, Science of Medicine course, Stanford University School of Medicine (2018 - Present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor Clerkship Director Obgyn, Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - Present)
  • Co-director Obstetrics and Gynecology Core Clerkship, Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - Present)
  • Staff Physician, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital (2001 - Present)
  • Staff Physician, Stanford Hospital (2001 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, American Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2018)
  • APGO faculty leaders and scholars program, American Professors of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2018)
  • Faculty Fellow, Center of Excellence, Stanford University (2017)
  • Best Undergraduate Medical Education Presentation, Innovations in Medical Education Conference (2016)
  • Leadership in Education Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Resident Laparoscopy Award, AAGL (1998)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Advisor, Stanford University School of Medicine Diversity Advisory Panel for Admissions (2018 - Present)
  • Faculty advisor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Diversity Advisory Panel, Admissions (2018 - Present)
  • Guest instructor, USC Masters of Academic Medicine program, Keck School of Medicine (2017 - Present)
  • Affiliate, Learning Communities Institute (2015 - Present)
  • Associate, Educators for Care, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Member, Teaching and Learning Academy, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Member, American Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2005 - Present)
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2001 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Medical Education:University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Registrar (1995) CA
  • Master's of Medical Education, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Academic Medicine (2016)
  • Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2001)
  • Residency:Kaiser Permanente/Santa Clara (1999) CA
  • MD, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Medicine (1995)
  • BS, University of California Davis, Psychology (1990)
  • BS, University of California Davis, Physiology (1990)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Medical Education
Health Disparities
Curriculum Design
Learning environment
Teamwork
Simulation
Postpartum care
Flipped Classroom learning
Game learning
Postpartum care

Publications

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