Jessica Chuang, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, San DiegoMD06/2014Medicine
    University of California, IrvineInternship06/2015General Surgery
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical CenterResidency06/2017General Surgery
    University of WashingtonResidency06/2019Occupational & Environmental Medicine
    University of WashingtonMPH06/2019Occupational & Environmental Health
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Dr. Jessica Chuang is an Assistant Professor in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Chuang was previously the Medical Director of Occupational Health Services at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

    Dr. Chuang is dedicated to improving and maintaining the health, safety, and wellbeing of employees. Her goal is to help organizations take care of its people through development of injury and disease prevention programs and effective treatment strategies. She believes that a great employee health program involves an intimate understanding of individual work sites, education and engagement of employees, and investment from organizational leadership in quality care of employees.

    As Medical Director of Employee Health at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG), she oversees all employee health related activities including N95 fit testing, vaccinations, outbreak management, and infection control for the 6,000 City and County of San Francisco employees at ZSFG, 2,000 University of California, San Francisco employees, as well as 1700 Laguna Honda Hospital employees.

    During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic, Jessica Chuang designed and lead the ZSFG COVID-19 Employee Health Program, which included online screening, symptom evaluation, testing strategies, return to work policies, and COVID-19 vaccination strategy and implementation. She has worked closely with executive leadership including the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Executive Officer, and leaders in Human Resources on alignment of employee health policies. Her team received the 2020 ZSFG Health Commission Recognition Award.

    In her role as Director of Occupational Health, she oversees occupational clinical services for the City and County of San Francisco employees in providing pre-employment physicals, medical surveillance examinations, Department of Transportation regulatory examinations, and fitness for duty exams. She also oversees the 24-hour blood-borne pathogen exposure hotline that services City and County of San Francisco employees and UCSF staff.

    Dr. Chuang is empathetic to the individual patient experience and believes that workplace policies should integrate evidenced based medicine, population health perspectives, and employee experiences.

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    1. Dynamic Electromechanical Hydrogel Matrices for Stem Cell Culture. Adv Funct Mater. 2011 Jan 07; 21(1). PMID: 24273479.
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