Dr. Alicia Fernandez to receive Academic Senate's Distinguished Faculty Award for Mentoring

The Spring 2024 recipient of the Academic Senate Distinction In Mentoring Award for faculty at the rank of Full Professor is Alicia Fernandez, MD. Dr. Fernandez is Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of Population Health and Health Equity for the UCSF School of Medicine. She is the founding Director of the UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence and directs the Latinx and Immigrant Health Research Program at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations. She is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators. Dr. Fernandez leads several workforce diversity programs at UCSF. Dr. Fernandez serves on the National Academy of Science Roundtable on Health Literacy, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors, and the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine.