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Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Associate Director, UCSF Surgery Clerkship Program


Contact Information

Campus Box 1674
University of California, San Francisco
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94143-1674
Clinic:   (415) 353-7687
Fax:    (415) 353-7781
Jessica.Gosnell@ucsf.edu

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  • 1986-1990 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, BA Biology, French Studies
  • 1990-1995 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, M.D. Medicine
  • 1995-2002 University of California, San Francisco-East Bay, Resident, Surgery
  • 1998-2000  Surgical Research Lab, SFGH, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2002-2003 University of Sydney, Sydney Australia, TS Reeve Fellow in Endocrine Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, 2004

Jessica Gosnell, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of General Surgery. Dr. Gosnell earned her BA in Biology and French Studies at Wellesley College, and her medical degree at the University of Washington in Seattle. She then completed a residency in general surgery at the UCSF-East Bay program. She received a Gastrointestinal Research Training Grant from the National Institutes of Health as a research fellow at San Francisco General Hospital (now Zuckerberg San Francisco General). She thereafter was appointed the TS Reeve International Fellow in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Sydney in Australia, later joining the Department of Surgery faculty at UCSF.

Dr. Gosnell's clinical practice in endocrine surgery focuses on diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands. She is one of the founding members of the Acute Surgical Case Service at Parnassus. She is also the Director of the Endocrine Surgery Parathyroid Cryopreservation and Autotransplantation Lab. In her research, Dr. Gosnell studies new treatments for thyroid cancer through translational work and clinical trials, with a particular focus on multiple endocrine neoplasia and medullary thyroid cancer.

Dr. Gosnell is also Associate Surgery Clerkship Director to which she brings a wealth of experience in mentorship and surgical education. As a resident, she received the Hunicutt Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching for two consecutive years. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Haile T Debas Academy of Medical Educators teaching award. She was a longtime PISCES preceptor before becoming a UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Coach in 2016. As clinical educators, Coaches provide formal instruction in clinical skills as well as mentorship and support to a small group of students throughout their medical school curriculum.

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 83
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  1. Weiser L, Nnamani Silva ON, Thompson A, Hernandez S, Kelly YM, Kim EH, Campbell AR, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Alseidi A, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Paying it forward: A pilot program for near-peer support for medical students during the surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2021 Mar 10. View in PubMed
  2. Hope TA, Graves CE, Calais J, Ehman E, Johnson GB, Thompson D, Aslam M, Duh QY, Gosnell J, Shen W, Roman S, Sosa JA, Kluijfhout W, Seib CS, Villanueva-Meyer J, Pampaloni MH, Suh I. Accuracy of 18F-fluorocholine PET for the detection of parathyroid adenomas: prospective single center study. J Nucl Med. 2021 Mar 05. View in PubMed
  3. Nnamani Silva ON, Hernandez S, Kim AS, Campbell AR, Kim EH, Alseidi A, Wick EC, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Where Do We Go From Here? Assessing Medical Students' Surgery Clerkship Preparedness During COVID-19. J Surg Educ. 2021 Jan 16. View in PubMed
  4. Kim J, Graves CE, Jin C, Duh QY, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Sosa JA, Roman SA. Intraoperative nerve monitoring is associated with a lower risk of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury: A national analysis of 17,610 patients. Am J Surg. 2020 Oct 16. View in PubMed
  5. Nnamani Silva ON, Hernandez S, Kim EH, Kim AS, Gosnell J, Roman SA, Lin MYC. Surgery Clerkship Curriculum Changes at an Academic Institution during the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Educ. 2021 Jan-Feb; 78(1):327-331. View in PubMed
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