Ivette Jimenez (pronouns: she/her/ella) was born and raised in Los Angeles. Ivette attended the University of California, Los Angeles for her undergraduate degree and the University of California, San Francisco for her Masters and Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree. At graduation, she received an extra certification in Diabetes Management due to her extensive training in diabetes. Afterwards, she continued her education at the San Francisco VA Medical Center where she completed her NP Residency.
Since then, she has worked as a Primary Care Provider at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, and as the associate co-director of the NP Residency Program at the San Francisco VA. Most recently, she led a Gerontology NP house call program. Currently, she is part of the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care team. She is passionate about delivering family and patient centered care to all the communities she is part of.
Ivette continues to be clinical faculty at UCSF and is active in community outreach to help BIPOC students choose careers in STEM.
Ivette loves to run marathons and is proud of her Zapotec indigenous roots.
Areas of Focus
- Equity in health care delivery
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- End of Life
- Chronic Disease Management
- Rumrill, S-M, Jimenez, I, Yannucci, L, Safary, S, Dulay, M. Resolving conflict and promoting continuity between patients and providers: A quality improvement project at an academic primary care clinic. Innovations in healthcare delivery poster presentation. Annual Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference, Birmingham, AL, 5/2020.
- Jimenez, I, Safari, S, Yannucci, L, Hirabara, M, Wolf, A, Cardenas, M, Dulay, M, Wong, C, Rumrill, SM. Resolving conflict and promoting continuity between patients and providers: a quality improvement project at an academic primary care clinic. Clinical Innovations oral presentation. Society of General Internal Medicine CA-Hawaii Regional Meeting, Irvine, CA. 1/2020.
- Upadhyay, V, Walker, E, Govea, A, Rife, T, Jimenez, I, Dulay, M, Beaman, J. Interprofessional primary care electronic intervention to reduce hypoglaemic agent use in high-risk veterans with diabetes. BMJ Open Quality. 2018. doi: 10.1136/bmjog-2017-000221