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Welcome Our New Clinical Fellows

Leah Rorvig: Leah went to Columbia for her undergraduate education then moved to San Francisco to become part of the UCSF family, starting off with her medical school training as a member of the JMP program. Leah just completed her Family Medicine residency at UCSF, where she also took part of the Health Professions Education pathway.

Jessica Neil: Jessica did her undergraduate training at Stanford and then came to UCSF and we refused to let her go. Jessica just completed her training as part of the UC Primary Care Residency program where she did quality improvement projects on improving clinic processes, as well as a Health Systems and Leadership Pathway where she focused on Home Based Primary Care for vulnerable elderly patients (an area where she also did research in during medical school).

Ken Koncilja: Ken went to Villanova for his undergraduate training, University of Toledo for medical school, and Internal Medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic. Ken is now coming to our family after completing his role as an Ambulatory Chief Resident at Cleveland Clinic, which is a role he actually developed!

Leah Jean Witt: Leah did her undergraduate training at Northwestern (including a BA in anthropology and global health!), then went to University of Minnesota Medical School then to University of Chicago for Internal Medicine training, and just finished a pulmonary medicine fellowship (yes, she is our first Geri-Pulm fellow!).

Ashwin Kotwal: Ashwin is our very first GeriPal fellow. Ashwin did his undergrad training in Anthropology at Northwestern, then did graduate training at U Chicago where he got both his MD and a MS in biostatistics and worked with one of our great colleagues, William Dale, on cancer screening, decision making, and cognitive function. Ashwin just finished his Internal Medicine training at Brigham and Women’s and among many things worked on a project at Dana Farber on a tool to screen for prostate related health literacy among lower income African American men.