Jeffrey Gelfand, MD
|Address||675 Nelson Rising Lane|
San Francisco CA 94158
|University of California, San Francisco||MAS||2013||Advanced Training in Clinical Research|
|Harvard Medical School||M.D.||2006|
|AAN||2016||Elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN)|
|Marin Magazine||2016|| Top Doctor|
|UCSF School of Medicine||2015||Excellence in Teaching Award -- Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators|
|UCSF Department of Neurology||2014||Robert B. Layzer Award for Resident Teaching|
|SF Neurological Society||2011||Newman Award|
|SF Neurological Society||2009||Newman Award|
|Princeton University||2001||Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa|
|Princeton University||2001||Walter Phelps Hall Prize for the Best Thesis in European History|
Dr. Gelfand is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at UCSF. He specializes in caring for patients with a wide range of neuroinflammatory disorders. Dr. Gelfand conducts clinical research focused on advancing new treatments for neuroimmunological diseases and restoring neurological function. Dr. Gelfand is also an award-winning medical educator.
Dr. Gelfand received an A.B. in history from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship in internal medicine, residency in neurology and subspecialty fellowship training in MS/neuroimmunology, all at UCSF. Dr. Gelfand went on to earn a Masters in Advanced Study in clinical research at UCSF. He is board-certified in neurology.
Dr. Gelfand directs the UCSF MS Center Clinical Fellowship Training Program (training specialists in MS/neuroimmunology after completion of neurology residency). In 2014 Dr. Gelfand received the Robert B. Layzer teaching award, which is voted on annually by UCSF Neurology Department residents, and in 2015 he received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.
Dr. Gelfand is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN) and serves as a member of the AAN Clinical Research Subcommittee. In 2016 Dr. Gelfand chaired the American Neurological Association (ANA) Autoimmune Neurology Special Interest Group.
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