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Wenjia Zhang, MD
Wenjia Zhang, MD
Graduated - Class of 2019

Hospital Generalist – UCSF and ZSFG

Research/Clinical Interests: Adolescent health, contraception counseling, women’s reproductive health rights, quality improvement, medical education




Institution Degree Field of Study
current University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2015 University of California, San Francisco MD Medicine
2010 University of California, Los Angeles Extension Teacher certificate Secondary science
2009 Duke University, Durham, NC BA English

Research & Professional Experience

2014 - 2015 Health and Society Research Pathway Program, UCSF: An intervention to improve adolescent long acting reversible contraceptive counseling
2013 – 2015 Kaiser Oakland Obstetrics and Gynecology Department: Medical Management of Ectopic Pregnancy in the Obese Patient
2013 – 2014 Kaiser Oakland Internal Medicine Department: Increasing Fecal Immunochemistry Test (FIT) Kit Returns through a Medical Assistant Training Intervention
2011 – 2012 Teacher: Medical Scholars Program, UCSF
2009 - 2011 Corp member: Teacher for America, Los Angeles
2009 – 2010 Co-Founder: Girl Talk

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2013 Essential core teaching award nominee, UCSF Medical Scholars Program
2010 New teacher of the year, Green Dot Charter High School, Los Angeles


Zhang W, Crothers C. Medical Management of Ectopic pregnancy for obese patients. Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

Zhang W, Hartman L, Riegels N. " An intervention to improve adolescent long acting reversible contraceptive counseling," Presented at Pathways to Discovery Symposium, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, May 2015

Riegels N, Betenia N, Elmer-Dewitt M, Le Marchand C, Melgar M, Seol A, Sheth S, Tait A, Zhang W, Mazotti L. Development and Evaluation of an Interprofessional Curriculum to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates. Presented at: UCSF Medical Education Symposium; San Francisco, CA, 2014.

Sheth S, Le Marchand C, Seol A, Melgar M, Tait A, Elmer-Dewitt M, Betenia N, Zhang W, Mazotti L, Riegels N. “Improving FIT KIT Return Rate Among African American Patients.” Oral Presentation presented at: Primary Care Showcase; San Francisco, CA, 2013