Andrea Jackson, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director of Complex Contraception, UCSF Mt. Zion


Dr. Jackson previously served as the Medical Director of the San Francisco General Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Outpatient Clinic. Her research interests include provider bias in contraception counseling based on patients' race/ethnicity and how implicit biases affect medical education.


Areas of interest:

  • Understanding contraception use in high risk populations in the US
  • Health and healthcare disparities in family planning
  • Increasing diversity in medicine


Honors and awards:

  • UCSF award for Outstanding Fellow, 2013
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Midwifery Consultant Award, 2011
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Humanism Award, 2011
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital awards for Outstanding Teacher in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2009 and 2010
  • Harvard Medical School Community Service Award, 2007


Education and training:

  • Harvard Medical School, Medical Doctorate
  • Brigham and Women’s Massachusetts General Hospital program, Residency
  • University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship in Family Planning