Sara Whetstone, MD, MHS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2356 Sutter Street, #J625
San Francisco CA 94115
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Dr. Sara Whetstone is an obstetrician and gynecologist whose specialties include family planning and fibroids. She has particular interests in caring for underserved women, health disparities, workforce diversity, patient-centered care and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

    Whetstone is also interested in medical education, and she serves as an instructor on patient care in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences for the UCSF School of Medicine. She is also the director of the obstetrics and gynecology residency program.

    She earned her medical degree at Yale School of Medicine, where she also completed a master of health science degree. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at UCSF.

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    1. Educational guidelines on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics biases in medical education. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2024 Mar 02. Clare CA, Woodland MB, Buery-Joyner S, Whetstone S, Ogunyemi D, Sims SM, Moxley M, Baecher-Lind LE, Hampton BS, Pradhan A, Katz NT. PMID: 38432411.
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    2. Self-reported importance of working with underserved populations among obstetrics and gynecology residents. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023 07; 229(1):77-79.e2. Whetstone S, McDonald J, Autry AM, Turk JK, Ogburn T, Steinauer JE. PMID: 36933687.
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    3. Reflections of a Black Program Director. N Engl J Med. 2023 Feb 16; 388(7):e18. Whetstone S. PMID: 36791170.
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    4. Emergency department visits and emergency-to-inpatient admissions for abnormal uterine bleeding in the USA nationwide. Emerg Med J. 2023 May; 40(5):326-332. Grubman J, Hawkins M, Whetstone S, Autry M, Lazar A, Sawaya GF, Jacoby V. PMID: 36323495.
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    5. Educational guidelines for diversity and inclusion: addressing racism and eliminating biases in medical education. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023 02; 228(2):133-139. Buery-Joyner SD, Baecher-Lind L, Clare CA, Hampton BS, Moxley MD, Ogunyemi D, Pradhan AA, Madani Sims SM, Whetstone S, Woodland MB, Katz NT. PMID: 36113577.
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    6. Executive Summary of the Uterine Cancer Evidence Review Conference. Obstet Gynecol. 2022 04 01; 139(4):626-643. Chelmow D, Brooks R, Cavens A, Huber-Keener K, Scott DM, Sheth SS, Whetstone S, Worly B, Burke W. PMID: 35272316; PMCID: PMC8936160.
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    7. Health Disparities in Uterine Cancer: Report From the Uterine Cancer Evidence Review Conference. Obstet Gynecol. 2022 04 01; 139(4):645-659. Whetstone S, Burke W, Sheth SS, Brooks R, Cavens A, Huber-Keener K, Scott DM, Worly B, Chelmow D. PMID: 35272301; PMCID: PMC8936152.
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    8. Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reparations: The Debt We Owe (and Continue to Accumulate). Health Equity. 2021; 5(1):353-355. Swanson ML, Whetstone S, Illangasekare T, Autry AM. PMID: 34084987; PMCID: PMC8170721.
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    9. Ultrasound features help identify patients who can undergo noninvasive management for suspected retained products of conception: a single institutional experience. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 06; 46(6):2729-2739. Vyas S, Choi HH, Whetstone S, Jha P, Poder L, Shum DJ. PMID: 33459841; PMCID: PMC8206055.
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    10. Community-informed models of perinatal and reproductive health services provision: A justice-centered paradigm toward equity among Black birthing communities. Semin Perinatol. 2020 Aug; 44(5):151267. Julian Z, Robles D, Whetstone S, Perritt JB, Jackson AV, Hardeman RR, Scott KA. PMID: 32684310.
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    11. Race, Gender, and Generation: Reflections by Three Physicians in Three Parts. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 11; 134(5):1119. Jackson AV, Brown K, Whetstone S, Julian Z. PMID: 31651823.
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    12. In Reply. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 03; 133(3):585-586. Jackson AV, Premkumar A, Eichelberger KY, Whetstone S, Riley LE, Chescheir NC. PMID: 30801462.
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    13. Beyond Silence and Inaction: Changing the Response to Experiences of Racism in the Health Care Workforce. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 10; 132(4):820-827. Premkumar A, Whetstone S, Jackson AV. PMID: 30204690.
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    14. Linking Global Health to Local Health within an Ob/Gyn Residency Program. AMA J Ethics. 2018 Mar 01; 20(1):253-260. Whetstone S, Autry M. PMID: 29542435.
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    15. Competency-Based Objectives in Global Underserved Women's Health for Medical Trainees. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 10; 130(4):836-842. Chen CCG, Dougherty A, Whetstone S, Mama ST, Larkins-Pettigrew M, Raine SP, Autry AM, Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Committee on Global Health. PMID: 28885419.
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