Sara Whetstone, MD, MHS

Associate Prof, Residency Dir
Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
+1 415 885-7788

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.


Educational Guidelines on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) Biases in Medical Education.

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology

Clare CA, Woodland MB, Buery-Joyner S, Whetstone S, Ogunyemi D, Madani Sims S, Moxley M, Baecher-Lind LE, Hampton BS, Pradhan A, Katz NT

Self-reported importance of working with underserved populations among obstetrics and gynecology residents.

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology

Whetstone S, McDonald J, Autry AM, Turk JK, Ogburn T, Steinauer JE

Reflections of a Black Program Director.

The New England journal of medicine

Whetstone S

Emergency department visits and emergency-to-inpatient admissions for abnormal uterine bleeding in the USA nationwide.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Grubman J, Hawkins M, Whetstone S, Autry M, Lazar A, Sawaya GF, Jacoby V

Educational guidelines for diversity and inclusion: addressing racism and eliminating biases in medical education.

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology

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

Executive Summary of the Uterine Cancer Evidence Review Conference.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Chelmow D, Brooks R, Cavens A, Huber-Keener K, Scott DM, Sheth SS, Whetstone S, Worly B, Burke W

Health Disparities in Uterine Cancer: Report From the Uterine Cancer Evidence Review Conference.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Whetstone S, Burke W, Sheth SS, Brooks R, Cavens A, Huber-Keener K, Scott DM, Worly B, Chelmow D

Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reparations: The Debt We Owe (and Continue to Accumulate).

Health equity

Swanson ML, Whetstone S, Illangasekare T, Autry AM

Race, Gender, and Generation: Reflections by Three Physicians in Three Parts.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Jackson AV, Brown K, Whetstone S, Julian Z

In Reply.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Jackson AV, Premkumar A, Eichelberger KY, Whetstone S, Riley LE, Chescheir NC

Competency-Based Objectives in Global Underserved Women's Health for Medical Trainees.

Obstetrics and gynecology

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