Leadership Council

The National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine (NCLAM) Leadership Council is a comprised of senior faculty members with significant experience in research and administration and have broad knowledge of various divisions, departments, and Schools within Health Sciences. They facilitate understanding the importance of this program to the growth of junior faculty by communicating the progress of NCLAM back to Health Sciences. In addition, two specific tasks include (1) selection of the junior faculty participants for each class and (2) mentorship matching of the junior faculty with senior mentors.

Vivian Reznik, MD, MPH - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine and Public Health; NCLAM Founder and Co-Director

JoAnn Trejo, PhD, MBA - Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Pharmacology; NCLAM Co-Director

Deborah Wingard, PhD - Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health; NCLAM Founder and Co-Director

Kim E. Barrett, PhD - Professor of Medicine

Ruth Covell, MD - Clinical Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine and Public Health 

Colin Depp, PhD - Associate Professor of Psychiatry; NCLAM Alumni

Tim Dresselhaus, MD - Assistant Chief of Medical Services; Veterans Administration, San Diego Health; HS Clinical Professor of Medicine

Gary Firestein, MD - Director, Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI); Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor, Translational Medicine; Professor of Medicine

Pamela Mellon, PhD - Vice-Chair for Research, Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Neuroscience; Director of the Center for Reproductive Science and Medicine

Victor Nizet, MD - Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacy

​Jackie Parthemore, MD - Professor Emeritus of Medicine 

Sharon Reed, MD - Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory; Professor of Pathology

Andrew Ries, MD, MPH - Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine and Public Health

Robert Ross, MD - Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Medicine

Maria Savoia, MD - Dean for Medical Education; Professor of Medicine

Angela Scioscia, MD - Chief Medical Officer, UC San Diego Health; Professor of Reproductive Medicine

Doris Trauner, MD - Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics

Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, MD - Professor of Pathology, Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, VAMC; NCLAM Alumni