Photo by John Mugge, UCSF

Jeff Belkora, PhD, is the Director of the Patient Support Corps. Jeff is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF. He designs, implements, and evaluates strategies to promote patient participation in medical decision making. Learn more on Jeff's public interest website, Guidesmith. In his capacity as Director of the Patient Support Corps, Jeff designs the program, marshals and deploys its resources, and trains and supervises its personnel. Email Jeff.


Photo by Jeff Belkora, UCSF

Tia Weinberg, BA, is a Program Coordinator in the Patient Support Corps. Tia's training includes participating in the Patient Support Corps for three years, 2012-2015, as an undergraduate premedical intern from UC Berkeley. Her responsibilities at the Patient Support Corps include coordinating the current premedical interns. Email Tia.

 

 

Photo by Susan Merrell, UCSF

Shelley Volz, MA, was a Program and Research Associate in the Patient Support Corps. Shelley recently retired in September 2015. Shelley's training includes a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science Interdisciplinary Studies from San Francisco State University (2004), and a Master’s Degree in Education from San Francisco State University (2007). Her responsibilities at the Patient Support Corps included quality assurance, data collection, analysis, and reporting. She also coordinated the premedical interns. Shelley is 14 years post-treatment for breast cancer.