Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS

Jody Steinauer, MDJody Steinauer, MD, MAS is a Professor and the Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. A graduate of UC Santa Cruz and UCSF’s School of Medicine, Jody also holds a master’s degree of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at UCSF. After residency in OB/GYN at UCSF, she completed fellowships in both Women’s Health Clinical Research and Family Planning at UCSF.  She is the Co-Director of the UCSF Fellowship in Family Planning, Director of Ob-gyn Clinical Research at SFGH, Research Director of the Kenneth J. Ryan Residency Training Program in Family Planning, and Director of Innovating Education in Reproductive Health. Her clinical research focuses on contraceptive decision-making and use, and complications of pregnancy termination. Her educational research focuses on: 1) the prevalence and outcomes of family planning training, 2) best practices for teaching ob-gyn residents who are uncomfortable with abortion, and 3) teaching empathy, professionalism, and patient-centered care. She is currently a PhD candidate in Health Professions Education in the University Medical Center Utrecht-UCSF joint program.


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