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Shonul Jain, MD

Interim Vice Chair for ZSFG, UCSF Department of Pediatrics

Shonul Jain, MD is Professor and Interim Vice Chair for ZSFG in the UCSF Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Jain is also the Interim Chief of Service for Pediatrics at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She completed her undergraduate degree at Rice University and worked in public policy and advocacy for childhood nutrition programs as a Fellow at the Congressional Hunger Center in Washington, DC. She then completed medical school at Stanford University, followed by pediatric residency and chief residency at UCSF.

Dr. Jain has held numerous clinical and operational leadership roles at ZSFG and has been a partner with leaders in the SF Department of Public Health in advocating for children and families in public programs and initiatives. She has served on the Mayor’s Families Rising Task Force (formerly Project 500) and on the SFDPH COVID taskforce as a pediatric advisor.

Dr. Jain’s primary focus is in trauma-informed health care delivery for underserved families and communities, particularly clinical care transformations to address issues of disparities, access, and inequity. She has mentored faculty and trainees on clinical innovations which have been presented as models of care both locally and nationally.

Dr. Jain has received several teaching, leadership, and service awards including the Holly Smith Award for Exceptional Service to the School of Medicine.

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