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Andrea Jackson


Obstetrician and gynecologist
Division Chief, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Subspecialties
Director, Black Women's Health and Livelihood Initiative

Dr. Andrea Jackson is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in providing Black-identifying patients with reproductive health care that meets the needs of the whole person. She also specializes in complex contraception and abortion services, with a particular focus on caring for women who have chronic illnesses. She is chief of the obstetrics, gynecology and gynecologic subspeciality division at UCSF.

Jackson's research focuses on the reproductive health of Black women throughout their lives. She is co-director of the UCSF Black Women's Health and Livelihood Initiative and of EMBRACE, an innovative UCSF perinatal program for Black families that provides racially conscious prenatal and postpartum physical and mental health care.

Jackson earned a bachelor's degree in engineering at Cornell University before earning her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by a fellowship in complex family planning at UCSF. She also has a master of advanced study degree in clinical research from UCSF.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, 2007

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Family Planning, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

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