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UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
550 16th Street, 7th Floor
OBGYN, Mailstop 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143-0132
|Mission Bay||(415) 476 - 5192||(415) 476 - 1811|
|Mount Zion||(415) 353 - 9240||(415) 353 - 9509|
|San Francisco General Hospital||(415) 206 - 3061||(415) 206 - 3112|
Research/Clinical Interests: Access to healthcare, health disparities in minority groups, reproductive rights, and gynecologic oncology.
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2017||Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine||MD||Medicine|
Research & Professional Experience
|2016||Student Researcher, TTUHSC Department of Surgery: Case summary on scalp reconstruction using tissue expanders.|
|2014-2015||Co-Director of Student Leadership Team, Medical Student Run Clinic in El Paso, TX|
|2014-2015||Co-founder, Sprint for Sparks 5K: First student-led 5K fundraiser for the benefit of the Medical Student Run Clinic in El Paso, TX.|
|2014||Student Researcher, TTUHSC Department of Pediatrics: Interventional study that measured the impact of a wellness program aimed at improving parent’s quality of life and the subsequent effect this has on solving their children’s behavioral problems.|
|2012||Summer Intern, University of Michigan School of Public Health: Summer Enrichment Program|
|2011||Team Leader, AmeriCorps: Jumpstart in Atlanta, GA.|
|2010-2013||Co-founder, Emory Volunteer Medical Interpreter Services: Founded the first organization focused on working with community partners to train, certify, and place undergraduate and graduate students as volunteer medical interpreters in under-resourced community clinics in the East coast.|
Achievements & Recognition
|2017||Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, TTUHSC El Paso|
|2017||Outstanding Senior Student Award, Department of OB/GYN at TTUHSC El Paso|
|2016||Gold Humanism Honor Society, TTUHSC El Paso|
|2013||Maria Elena Acevedo-Flood Scholarship, TTUHSC El Paso: Merit-based scholarship|
|2013||Lucius Lamar McMullan Award, Emory University: One of the university’s highest student honors awarded to one graduating senior for their leadership and outstanding service to the university and community.|
|2013||100 Senior Honorary, Emory University: Recognition for the 100 most outstanding seniors based on commitment to their beliefs, passion, and contributions to the university.|
Carter K.A., Collins E.K., Draper C.S., Garcia E., Phan K.P., Stewart V.T., Stires M. Sprint for Sparks. TTUHSC El Paso, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Gayle Greve Hunt SON 5th Annual Service Learning Symposium, El Paso TX. 31 Mar. 2015. Oral Presentation.
Garcia E., Lopez I.V., Petty K.M., Rawicki N.L., Wittie M.K., Francis, M. Protecting Women’s Health: One Mammogram at a Time. TTUHSC El Paso, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Gayle Greve Hunt SON 5th Annual Service Learning Symposium, El Paso TX. 31 Mar. 2015. Oral Presentation.
Garcia E, Pierson W, Chen LM, Swanson M - Does post-operative chemoradiation improve survival compared to post - operative radiotherapy alone for patients with intermediate - risk cervical cancer initially treated with radical hysterectomy? - Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists Annual Meeting
Garcia E, Guerra R, Freeman J, Pierson W, Chapman J, Chen LM. Does Conization Matter? Recurrence Rates in Women with Early - stage Cervical Cancer who Underwent Preoperative Cold Knife Conization Followed by Minimally Invasive versus Abdominal Radical Hysterectomy - Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) 2019 Annual Meeting
Freeman J, Garcia E, Pierson W, Guerra RA, Chapman J, Chen LM. Recurrence patterns and survival among women with early. stage cervical cancer following minimally invasive versus open abdominal radical hysterectomy. Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 50th Annual Meeting
Garcia E., Lopez I.V., Petty K.M., Rawicki N.L., Wittie M.K., and Francis, M. SENOS: Screening Equality Now Offered in Sparks. Poster session presented at: The 2015 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Annual Conference. 2015 Feb 7-8. Atlanta, GA.
Garcia E., Lopez I.V., Petty K.M., Rawicki N.L., Wittie M.K., Francis, M. Implementing Innovative Inventory. Poster session presented at: The 2015 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Annual Conference. 2015 Feb 7-8. Atlanta, GA.
Garcia E., Keller E.J., Blunk D.I., Peinado J., Villanos M.T., Leiner M. Solving Behavioral Problems in Children Using a Wellness Approach. Poster session presented at: The 2014 Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Scholarly Activity and Research Program Symposium; 2014 Nov 12-13. El Paso, TX.
Agullo F., Garcia E., Palladino H. Scalp Reconstruction with Tissue Expansion. TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Department of Surgery – Plastic Surgery. El Paso, TX. 23 Jun. 2016. Clinical folio published on Vesalius.com.