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Patricia Robertson, MD

Associate Director of Academic Affairs

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Contact Information

Mailing Address: 490 Illinois St, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
Practice Phone: 415/353-2566
Academic Assistant: 415/514-9399, 415/476-3156

Research/Clinical Interests

Preterm labor, preterm birth, tocolytics, lesbian health, peripartum mood disorders, multi-fetal gestation, medical education, intra-uterine growth restriction, high-risk pregnancies, medical student education, longitudinal clerkships.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1972 Mount Holyoke College, So. Hadley, MA B.A. Biological Sciences
1976 University of Texas School of Medicine, San Antonio M.D. Medicine
1980 University of California, San Francisco Resident Obstetrics and Gynecology
1990 University of California, Cardiovascular Research Institute, SF Fellow Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2001 Chancellor's Award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Transgender Leadership for a Faculty Member
2002 – 2007 THANKS Star Awards for Exceptional Service to UCSF Medical Center (from patients)
2003 – 2005 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Dept. Ob-Gyn and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF
2006 Certificate of Recognition from the Assembly of the California Legislature for Vision and Commitment to Women's Health
2007 – 2008 Inclusion in "Guide to America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists" by the Consumer's Research Council of America
2007 Recognition in Bay Area Consumers' Checkbook, "Best Doctors 2007"
2008 Inclusion in "Top Ten Lesbian Doctors in the United States"
(Curve Magazine)
2008 – 2013

Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology Education, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and the Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF

2011 Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women