Jenny Cohen, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

After graduating from UC Berkeley, she completed medical school and Internal Medicine residency at UCSF. She spent five years working as a Primary Care Physician at the county hospital in Oakland where she served as the Associate Medical Director of the clinic and more recently was the Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Alameda Health System.

Dr. Cohen is passionate about patient-centered evidence-based care, ensuring that all patients – including the most vulnerable- can access high-quality care, and using technology to improve patient care.

Currently she sees patients at the San Francisco VA Women’s Clinic where she also teaches the residents, has a primary care telehealth practice at the Yuba City VA Outpatient Clinic, and works with the other members of the Boost Team to serve our rural women Veterans. She is also core faculty UCSF's Clinical Informatics Fellowship program and the Site Director for the UCSF Internal Medicine Residency Rotation at the San Francisco VA Women's Clinic.

In her spare time, she loves rock climbing and when she is not working, can often be found in Yosemite, Tuolumne, and Tahoe.
Residency, 2016 - Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco/UCPC
MD, 2013 - Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
MPH, 2012 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley
BA, 2007 - Molecular Cell Biology/Immunology, University of California, Berkeley
Honors and Awards
  • Veteran's Choice Care Award, Northern California VA, 2022
  • Biggest Impact Award, Women’s Health Field Leaders Conference 2022 Poster Competition, VA, 2022
  • Alameda Health System VP of Quality's Life Saver Award system-wide hypertension and cancer screening, Alameda Health System, 2018
  • UCSF Emergency Medicine Department’s Medicine Consultant of the Year Award, UCSF, 2015
  • Elected to AOA, UCSF, 2012