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I am an activist, advocate, listener, community organizer-turned-doctor.

Many aspects of OBGYN are unintentionally political, from the surgeries we perform to the prescriptions we give. It came as no surprise that I felt alive and at home during my OBGYN rotation, where I was able to empower women about their bodies and their choices.

UCSF is a beacon of activism and dedicated to serving marginalized communities inside and outside of the hospital. I found my people! This is a program that shares my values and has so many incredible physicians to learn from. I feel incredibly grateful to train here.

As a lifelong New Yorker, moving to the west coast is a big, new adventure! I am excited to build community and explore all the coffee, delicious food, hiking, and yoga of the Bay Area.

Samantha Schoer, MD
Sam Schoer, MD
Resident Physician - PGY 3

[email protected]

If you are a patient, please do not contact a physician by email without their prior expressed consent due to confidentiality concerns.

Main Address

UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
490 Illinois Street
10th Floor, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94158

Location Office Phone Fax
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: Reproductive justice and family planning, opioid use disorder, health access for people experiencing homelessness and sex workers, LGBTQ/NB health, STI/HIV care



Institution Degree Field of Study
current University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2019 Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA MD Medicine
2009 Fordham University, New York, NY BA Religious Studies & Playwriting

Research & Professional Experience

2017-2018 Clinic Director, JeffHOPE Student Clinic at Eliza Shirley House, Philadelphia
2017-2018 Researcher, Investigating risk factors for hepatitis c and the link between prior incarceration and exposure to HCV, Thomas Jefferson University
2016-2017 Patient Advocate, JeffHOPE Student Clinic at ACTS Shelter, Philadelphia
2016-2017 Rapid HIV/HCV Tester, Prevention Point, Philadelphia
2016 Co-Founder, Diversity and Inclusion Action Board, Thomas Jefferson University
2014-2015 Teaching Assistant of Organic Chemistry, CUNY Hunter College
2011-2013 Community Organizer, Domestic Workers United
2007-Present Group Leader/Counselor, Camp AmeriKids, NY

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2019 Leopold Z. Goldstein, MD Memorial Prize in OBGYN, Thomas Jefferson University
2019 Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society of Internal Medicine, Dept., Thomas Jefferson University
2018 Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction

Poster Presentations

Schoer S, Monte T. Serving the Soul: Food, Stress Relief, and Community at Mercy Hospice. Bridging the Gaps Poster Presentation, Philadelphia, PA, September, 2016