Professor of Medicine, Director of Program Evaluation and Education Continuous Quality Improvement, Education Scientist at the Center for Faculty Educators
University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Teherani is a Professor of Medicine, an Education Scientist in the Center for Faculty Educators, and Director for Program Evaluation and Education Continuous Quality Improvement for the UCSF School of Medicine. She is the co-founder and co-director of the UCSF Center for Climate and Health. Dr. Teherani’s research, which has informed local, national and international conversations, research agendas and policies, focuses on advancing knowledge in professionalism, equity and social justice, and climate and health education. Her research on equity addresses educational practices which perpetuate educational disparities and examines interventions aimed at creating equity and inclusion during medical education. Dr. Teherani leads the UCSF Equity and Justice in Education works in progress series. She teaches in and mentors students in the UCSF-University of Utrecht doctoral program in Health Professions Education, Master’s Program at the UCSF-University of California, Berkeley, and UCSF Education Sciences Inquiry domain. Dr. Teherani serves as an associate editor for the Journal of General Internal Medicine and Medical Teacher’s Best Evidence in Medical Education series.