Clinical Focus

  • Family & Community Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Global Health Medical Education
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Center for Education and Family Community Medicine (1995 - 2008)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, DGMD (2008 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Dean's Award for Community Service, Stanford University School of Medicine (1991)
  • Ecuadorian Award for Outstanding Achievement, CINTERANDES (1995)
  • UnSung Heroes Feature, MONEY Magazine (December 2004)
  • Community Treasures: Community Service Recognition, Stanford University (2004)
  • The University 2006 Distinguished Achievement Award, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2006)
  • Top 100 "Women of Influence" in Silicon Valley, The San Jose Business Journal (2009)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Board Member, Child Family Health International (1992 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2014)
  • Residency:UCSF Medical Center (1994) CA
  • Internship:UCSF Medical Center (1992) CA
  • Medical Education:Stanford University School of Medicine (1991) CA
  • Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (1994)
  • M.D., Stanford University, School of Medicine (1991)

Community and International Work

  • President and Founder, Ecuador, India, Mexico, South Africa, Bolivia


    Global Health Medical Education

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Child Family Health International

    Populations Served




    Ongoing Project


    Opportunities for Student Involvement


Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Evaleen Jones is an expert in Global Health Medical Education, specifically as it impacts the values and attributes described in the Charter on Professionalism: Primacy of Patient Welfare, Patient Autonomy, and Social Justice. She is committed to 'bringing humanity back to medical education' . Dr. Jones is particularly interested in educational activities that improve and expand the skills, knowledge and attitudes for medical students training 'outside their comfort zone' via Global health electives in developing countries (patient communication and trust, ethical decision-making, and emotional intelligence). The Dr. Jones is also actively engaged in Mind Body Medicine activities that promote the emotional well-being, a balanced lifestyle, and practical ‘self care’ skills for patient and colleagues. She is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine (American Society of Addiction Medicine-ASAM). She is a Certified Instructor through the Center for Mind Body Medicine ( Dr. Jones is pursuing Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care, expected completion in November 2012.


Graduate and Fellowship Programs

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine (Fellowship Program)
  • Pain Management (Fellowship Program)

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