Dr. Stephanie Conner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Assistant Professor in July 2022. She was born and raised in Huntington, New York before attending college at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology-Chemistry in 2009. She attended medical school at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, graduating in 2013 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies. Upon graduation, she did her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, followed by a Chief Residency at an affiliate hospital, Greenwich Hospital. During residency and chief residency, Dr. Conner explored her interests in medical education and point-of-care ultrasound, which resulted in the first formal point-of-care ultrasound curriculum for residents of both the Yale and Greenwich Hospital Internal Medicine programs.
Upon completion of her Chief Residency, Dr. Conner accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Medicine within the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, where she has worked for the past 5 years. During her time at UCSF, she built and revamped point-of-care ultrasound curricula for both Internal Medicine residents as well as peer hospitalists, and also served as the Medical Director for the Nighttime and Cardiology Hospitalist Services and the Faculty Chairperson for the UCSF Internal Medicine Residency Program’s Work Hours Taskforce. Her academic interests include expanding the use of point-of-care ultrasound in the hospital through education of trainees and hospitalists, clinical operations, graduate medical education, and physician leadership and her key interests are hospital medicine, point-of-care ultrasound, graduate medical education, and diagnostic reasoning. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her wife, son, and dog; traveling with friends and family; cooking; and home improvement projects.