Sherilyn DeStefano, MD
Dr. DeStefano joined the UCLA Sports Medicine Fellowship Program in July 2021. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Utah where she served as a Chief Resident as well as a representative to the Utah Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. She received her medical degree from the University of Vermont and her BA in Sociology from Northwestern University, where she also played Division I field hockey. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. DeStefano served a year in AmeriCorps doing community outreach and programming to increase physical activity among overweight and obese youth in East Boston. She is a member of AMSSM’s Education Committee as well as part of a musculoskeletal medicine collaborative group within STFM. She is interested in medical education and curriculum development. She was the resident lead in establishing her residency's ultrasound curriculum and has presented research on improving ultrasound and musculoskeletal education in family medicine residencies. Her other interests include women's health and increasing care/research specific to the female athlete, exercise during pregnancy, mental health among athletes, leadership development, and promoting an active lifestyle. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, skiing, exploring new cultures and cuisines, and listening to podcasts.
Brian Donohoe, MD
Dr. Donohoe completed his Family Medicine Residency at UCLA, where he served as Chief Resident. He also received his medical degree from UCLA, where he was the recipient of the Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship. He earned his bachelor’s degree in History from UC San Diego, where he was a member of the NCAA water polo team. A southern California native, he used his gap year before medical school to coach water polo at the high school level and for the Olympic Development Program. As part of his fellowship, Dr. Donohoe will serve as the team physician for Santa Monica High School and as a team physician for UCLA Athletics. He will also assist the team physicians for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Dodgers. His research interests include Sports Medicine applications of digital health technologies and understanding the impact of athlete wellness on sports performance.
Lauren Oberle, MD
Dr. Oberle joined the UCLA Sports Medicine Fellowship Program in July 2021 after completing her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Colorado, where she served as the Quality and Safety Chief during her third year. She received her medical degree from the University of Colorado where she was elected into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Originally from Missouri, she received her BA and BS at the University of Missouri-Columbia. During residency, she served as the team physician for a local high school football team. She volunteered at multiple mass participation events and sporting events at all levels. Her scholarly work includes presentations as well as publications in original research, reviews, and a textbook chapter. As part of her fellowship, Dr. Oberle will serve as the team physician for *** High School and as a team physician for UCLA Athletics. She will also assist the team physicians for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Her current academic interests include mountain-sport injuries, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and care of the female athlete.