Elissa Serapio, MD, MPH

Fellow in Family Planning

Prior to medical school, Dr. Serapio worked as a community organizer in the human rights arena and as an executive assistant in a Bay Area nonprofit committed to providing an array of social services for homeless families and individuals. During medical school, she also obtained an MPH degree with a focus in program design, implementation, and evaluation.


Areas of interest:

  • Abortion access
  • Family planning health workforce expansion and training
  • Medical education
  • Women’s health advocacy
  • Quality improvement
  • Postpartum and postabortion hemorrhage



  • Stanford University, Bachelors of Arts
  • George Washington University, Medical Doctorate and Masters in Public Health
  • University of California, San Francisco, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology