Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
AddressSan Francisco CA 94115
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of North Carolina, Chapel HillMPH2008Public Health Leadership
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NCResident2007Obstetrics & Gynecology
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NCIntern2004Obstetrics & Gynecology
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MNMD2003Alpha Omega Alpha, Medicine
    University of California, Los Angeles, CABS1996Anthropology
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    Associate of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics2021  - 2023Scholars and Leaders Fellow
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2021  - 2022Outstanding Medical Student Teaching Award
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2022Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2021Exceptional Faculty Teaching Award
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2020Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
    Muriel Steele Society, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco2020Muriel Steele Society Honor Roll
    Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF2019Exceptional Medical Student Teaching Award
    Haile T. Debas Academic of Medical Educators, UCSF2019Academy of Medical Educators Inductee
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2018Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
    Society of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology2017Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Award
    University of California, San Francisco2017CORO Leadership Training Fellow
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2016  - 2017Exceptional Medical Student Teaching Award
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2016Excellence in Teaching Award
    Baylor School of Medicine2014Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Teaching Award
    UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences2013Exceptional Medical Students Teaching Award

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    Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH is the Interim Chief of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Urogynecology Division, and Associate Director of the Multidisciplinary Endometriosis Center. Caring for gynecological patients is her passion. Dr. Lager provides patients with an array of treatment options tailored individually to each patient. She specializes in minimally invasive clinical and surgical procedures for the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, adenomyosis, fibroids, endometriosis, and benign ovarian cysts, among other conditions. She is also the co-Principal Investigator for Improving the Identification of Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis with Estrogen Receptor Targeted Positron-Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PET/MRI).

    She is the Director of Medical Student Education in OBGYN, overseeing medical student education over the 4 year curriculum and regularly lectures to medical students on various topics. Her educational research focuses on curricular changes in Obstetrics and Gynecology UME to ensure that students are educated with an anti-oppressive curricular lens, with exposure to the diverse aspects of OBGYN. She has developed modules for surgical techniques for fibroids and endometriosis and teaches surgical skills to medical students and residents. She is the Clinical Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the School of Medicine.

    Her non-profit work is dedicated to maternal and child health. Since 2008, she has been on the Medical Advisory Board of One Heart Worldwide, a non-profit organization focused on improving maternal and child health care for indigenous populations in developing nations such as Tibet, Nepal and Mexico.
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    1. Student challenges during third-year perioperative clerkships through the lens of faculty and residents: A qualitative study. Clin Teach. 2024 Feb 07. Wile RK, Barnes KE, Charondo LB, Breyer K, Lager J, Campbell A, O'Sullivan PS. PMID: 38323350.
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    2. Confronting new challenges: Faculty perceptions of gaps in current laparoscopic curricula in a changing training landscape. Surg Open Sci. 2023 Dec; 16:1-7. Charondo LB, Brian R, Syed S, Chern H, Lager J, Alseidi A, O'Sullivan P, Bayne D. PMID: 37731731; PMCID: PMC10507640.
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    3. Care across the gender spectrum: A transgender health curriculum in the Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship. BMC Med Educ. 2022 Oct 05; 22(1):706. Schmidt CN, Stretten M, Bindman JG, Pettigrew G, Lager J. PMID: 36199074; PMCID: PMC9535842.
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    4. Rethinking Disparities in Minimally Invasive Myomectomy: Identifying Drivers of Disparate Surgical Approach to Myomectomy Between African American and White Women. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2022 01; 29(1):65-71.e2. Kim JS, Qureshy Z, Lazar AA, Chen LL, Jacoby A, Opoku-Anane J, Lager J. PMID: 34192565.
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    5. Human Placenta Buffers the Fetus from Adverse Effects of Perceived Maternal Stress. Cells. 2021 02 12; 10(2). Vuppaladhadiam L, Lager J, Fiehn O, Weiss S, Chesney M, Hasdemir B, Bhargava A. PMID: 33673157; PMCID: PMC7918582.
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