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UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
490 Illinois Street
10th Floor, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
|Mission Bay||(415) 476 - 5192||(415) 476 - 1811|
|Mount Zion||(415) 353 - 9240||(415) 353 - 9509|
|San Francisco General Hospital||(628) 206 - 3061||(628) 206 - 3112|
Research/Clinical Interests: violence prevention, trauma-informed care, pelvic pain, reproductive justice, Latinx health, language-concordant care, gynecologic surgery, surgical education, maternal mortality, quality of care
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2022||University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine||MD||Medicine|
|2021||University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health||MPH||Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health|
|2015||University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine||n/a||Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Program|
|2013||University of San Diego||BA||Biology|
Research & Professional Experience
|2020-Present||Researcher – Aspire to Realize Improved Safety and Equity (ARISE) study|
|2020-Present||MPH Researcher – UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Program|
|2021-2022||Ambassador – UCSF CARE Ambassador Program|
|2021||Student Coordinator – UCSF Violence Prevention & Trauma-Informed Care Elective|
|2021||Teaching Assistant – UCSF School of Medicine Life Stages Curriculum Block|
|2021||C0-Founder, Mentor, Researcher – UCSF OBGYN Near Peer Mentorship Program|
|2021||Spanish Translator – UCSF COVID Vaccine Speakers Group|
|2020-2021||Researcher – UCSF EMBRACE Program: Group Perinatal Care for Black Families, Black Women’s Health & Livelihood Initiative|
|2020||Translator – COVID-19 Fact Check Website|
|2017-2022||UCSF Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US)|
|2017-2018||Community Service Co-Chair – UCSF Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)|
Achievements & Recognition
|2022||Gold Headed Cane Society – Inductee and Recipient of the Gold Headed Cane|
Valdez, JJ, Jones, M, & Lager, J. Preferences, motivations, expectations of students and residents in a novel near-peer mentorship program–what makes a good fit? 2022 CREOG/APGO Annual Meeting (Virtual). March 2022.
Valdez, JJ & Marshall, C. Primary Spanish language and quality of maternal care among Latinas: secondary analysis of the Listening to Mothers in California survey. APHA 2021 Annual Meeting and Expo (Virtual). October 2022.
Valdez, JJ & Marshall, C. Association between primary Spanish language and quality of maternal healthcare among Latina women in the United States: secondary analysis of the Listening to Mothers in California survey. XXIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Virtual). October 2022.
Valdez, JJ, Alexander, S, Sing, A, Fernandez, L, Wortis, N, & Coffa, D. Reducing the risk of opioid overdose deaths through naloxone prescribing at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Family Health Center. FCM 14th Annual Jack Rodnick Colloquium, San Francisco, CA, USA. May 2018.
Valdez, JJ, Alexander, ., Sing, A, Fernandez, L, Wortis, N, & Coffa, D. Reducing the risk of opioid overdose deaths through naloxone prescribing at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Family Health Center. UCSF School of Medicine CMC Health Systems Improvement Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA. November 2018.
Valdez, JJ. Association between primary Spanish language and quality of maternal care among Latina women in California. 2021 UC Berkeley School of Public Health Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Annual Capstone Presentations, Berkeley, CA, USA. April 2021.
Kemet, S, Valdez, JJ, Rhoden, R, Knight, K, & Jackson, A. Bigger than Tuskegee: A Critical Review of the Role of Patient Provider Racial Concordance in Obstetrics to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes. UCSF Deep Explore Virtual Inquiry Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA. May 2021.
Badiee RK, Hernandez S, Valdez JJ, Nnamani Silva ON, Campbell AR, & Alseidi AA. (2021, Aug). Advocating for a New Residency Application Process: A Student Perspective. Journal of Surgical Education, 7204(21), S1931. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 34446382.
Valdez, JJ. my first patient. UCSF Synapse Magazine. May 2022.
Valdez, JJ. my mother is a doctor. Luna Luna Magazine. November 2020.
UCSF Aspire to Realize Improved Safety & Equity (ARISE) Project
UCSF Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US)
UCSF Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)