Leticia Rolon, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San Francisco2020Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2016Nephrology
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2013Internal Medicine
    University of California, Los AngelesMD2010Medicine
    University of California, Los AngelesB.S.2006Physiological Sciences
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    University of California, San Francisco2020Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Membership
    University of California, San Francisco2019Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award
    University of California, San Francisco2016  - 2019John A. Watson Faculty Scholar
    University of California2002  - 2006Regents Scholar

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    Dr. Leticia Rolon is an Associate Professor at the University of California, San Francisco and board-certified nephrologist who treats patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. She cares for patients in the outpatient nephrology clinic with the goal to treat and prevent kidney diseases from progressing to end stage renal disease. In the inpatient setting, she oversees the nephrology consult service both in the intensive care unit and the wards. Finally, she also cares for patients that need renal replacement therapies, either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, at outpatient dialysis centers.

    Dr. Rolon earned her medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. During her undergraduate career at UCLA, she was a Regents Scholar, one of the highest honors conferred on students in the UC system. Upon graduation from medical school, she then completed both residency training in internal medicine and nephrology fellowship at UCSF.

    Upon joining the faculty at UCSF, she was selected as a John A. Watson Faculty Scholar. She has a passion for medical education, and works on curriculum development and implementation as Assistant Director for the Renal, Endocrine, GI and Nutrition course in the UCSF Bridges curriculum, as well as Associate Director for the UCSF-San Joaquin Valley PRIME curriculum. She also works with the UCSF Residency Diversity Committee and volunteers with UCSF medical students in several student-run free clinics for underserved communities in the city of San Francisco. She is the faculty advisor for the UCSF School of Medicine Latinx Medical Student Association and Medical Spanish course.

    Dr. Rolon is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association.

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    1. An Overview of Online Resources for Medical Spanish Education for Effective Communication with Spanish-Speaking Patients. Teach Learn Med. 2022 Oct-Dec; 34(5):481-493. Ortega P, Hardin K, Pérez-Cordón C, Cox AO, Kim KC, Truesdale D, Chang R, Martínez GA, Miller De Rutté AM, Pérez-Muñoz C, Rolón L, Shin TM. PMID: 34514918.
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    2. Supporting anti-oppressive education using Zoom chat during lecture. Med Educ. 2021 Nov; 55(11):1310-1311. Fulton TB, Rolón L, Bindman J, Sewell JL. PMID: 34455617.
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    3. Screening for CKD To Improve Processes of Care among Nondiabetic Veterans with Hypertension: A Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trial. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 02 07; 15(2):174-181. Peralta CA, Frigaard M, Rolon L, Seal K, Tuot D, Senyak J, Lo L, Powe N, Scherzer R, Chao S, Chiao P, Lui K, Shlipak MG, Rubinsky AD. PMID: 32034070; PMCID: PMC7015085.
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    4. Implementation of a pragmatic randomized trial of screening for chronic kidney disease to improve care among non-diabetic hypertensive veterans. BMC Nephrol. 2017 04 12; 18(1):132. Peralta CA, Frigaard M, Rubinsky AD, Rolon L, Lo L, Voora S, Seal K, Tuot D, Chao S, Lui K, Chiao P, Powe N, Shlipak M. PMID: 28399844; PMCID: PMC5389143.
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