Sharon is a Board Certified Internist and HIV Specialist. She practices and teaches in several locations in San Francisco, including California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), St. Mary’s Medical Center, and University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Sharon has a diverse outpatient practice, caring for patients from ages 16 to 103. She also supervises medical students and residents in training, as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
In addition to her work as the Medical Advisor for Global Citizen Year, Sharon was the Assistant Medical Director of the Sister Mary Philippa Clinic, the Medical Director at the University of San Francisco Student Health Clinic. She was also the Inpatient Attending and Faculty at St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Assistant Medical Director at the Family Health Center at CPMC. Additionally, Sharon was the Attending Physician at UCSF’s 360 Program, an HIV Women’s Program. Sharon has volunteered her time as a physician at Camp Mather near Yosemite National Park.
Sharon attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine, in Washington D.C. She completed her medical residency at California Pacific Medical Center, in San Francisco, CA where she was also Chief Resident.
Sharon’s daughter is a 2014 graduate of Global Citizen Year; her daughter spent her bridge year in Ecuador.
“I was born to catch dragons in their dens / And pick flowers / To tell tales and laugh away the morning / To drift and dream like a lazy stream / And walk barefoot across sunshine days.” – James Kavanaugh