Emma Samelson-Jones, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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    Harvard UniversityA.B.2002Chemistry and Physics
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2009 Medicine
    Columbia University, New York2013Psychiatry Residency
    Columbia University, New York2013Public Psychiatry Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco2020Teaching Scholars Program
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    UCSF Health2018Exceptional Physician Award
    UCSF School of Medicine2017Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF Center for Faculty Educators2021Inducted into the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology2022  - 2024Faculty Innovation in Education Award

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    Dr. Emma Samelson-Jones is a clinician-educator within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences who holds a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine. She is an attending psychiatrist in the Adult Psychiatry Clinic and in the primary care practice of the General Medicine Clinic at Mount Zion.

    Her latest curriculum development project is called PsychSnaps. PsychSnaps offers case-based lessons in psychiatry and addiction medicine for PCPs by email newsletter and online at psychsnaps.com. Dr. Samelson-Jones also develops and teaches the psychopharmacology courses for the senior psychiatry residents at UCSF. She serves as the Psychiatry Site Director for Medical Student Education at Parnassus and the psychiatry liaison for the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship at Parnassus (PISCES Program).

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    1. Cardiac transplantation in adult patients with mental retardation: do outcomes support consensus guidelines? Psychosomatics. 2012 Mar-Apr; 53(2):133-8. Samelson-Jones E, Mancini DM, Shapiro PA. PMID: 22424161.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Elegy. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 16; 152(6):398-9. Samelson-Jones E. PMID: 20231573.
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    3. Carbon monoxide reduces pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury in miniature swine. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Jun; 139(6):1594-601. Sahara H, Shimizu A, Setoyama K, Okumi M, Oku M, Samelson-Jones E, Yamada K. PMID: 19909986.
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    4. Role of persistence of antigen and indirect recognition in the maintenance of tolerance to renal allografts. Transplantation. 2008 Jan 27; 85(2):270-80. Okumi M, Fishbein JM, Griesemer AD, Gianello PR, Hirakata A, Nobori S, Moran S, Samelson-Jones E, Shimizu A, Sachs DH, Yamada K. PMID: 18212633; PMCID: PMC2862307.
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    5. Thymic rejuvenation and the induction of tolerance by adult thymic grafts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Dec 12; 103(50):19081-6. Nobori S, Shimizu A, Okumi M, Samelson-Jones E, Griesemer A, Hirakata A, Sachs DH, Yamada K. PMID: 17148614; PMCID: PMC1748180.
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    6. Role of the thymus in transplantation tolerance in miniature swine: V. Deficiency of the graft-to-thymus pathway of tolerance induction in recipients of cardiac transplants. Transplantation. 2006 Feb 27; 81(4):607-13. Yamamoto S, Teranishi K, Kamano C, Samelson-Jones E, Arakawa H, Nobori S, Okumi M, Houser S, Shimizu A, Sachs DH, Yamada K. PMID: 16495810.
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    7. Long-term acceptance of fully allogeneic cardiac grafts by cotransplantation of vascularized thymus in miniature swine. Transplantation. 2006 Jan 15; 81(1):26-35. Nobori S, Samelson-Jones E, Shimizu A, Hisashi Y, Yamamoto S, Kamano C, Teranishi K, Vagefi PA, Nuhn M, Okumi M, Wong B, Houser S, Sachs DH, Yamada K. PMID: 16421473.
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    8. Vascularized thymic lobe transplantation in a pig-to-baboon model: a novel strategy for xenogeneic tolerance induction and T-cell reconstitution. Transplantation. 2005 Dec 27; 80(12):1783-90. Yamamoto S, Lavelle JM, Vagefi PA, Arakawa H, Samelson-Jones E, Moran S, Teranishi K, Kamano C, Fishman J, Awwad M, Neville DM, Shimizu A, Sykes M, Sachs DH, Yamada K. PMID: 16378075.
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    9. ISLET-KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION: DETERMINING THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF ISLET EQUIVALENTS NEEDED TO CURE DIABETES IN MGH-MINIATURE SWINE. Transplantation Journal. 2004 Jul 1; 78(2):627. Nuhn NM, Nobori NS, Tchipashvili TV, Shimizu SA, Samelson-Jones SE, Moran MS, Hong HH, Hisashi HY, Yazawa YK, Kamano KC, Sachs SD, Yamada YK. .
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    10. THE ROLE OF HOST THYMIC FUNCTION IN THE INDUCTION OF TOLERANCE ACROSS FULL MHC BARRIERS BY FK506. Transplantation Journal. 2004 Jul 1; 78(2):528. Hong HH, Yamada YK, Shimizu SA, Kamano KC, Samelson-Jones SE, Moran MS, Sachs SD, Hertl HM. .
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