Jay Zussman

Member at Large

Jay (they/them) is currently a third-year MD-PhD student in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. Jay is a Steering Committee member of the UCSF REPAIR Project, a strategic scholar-activist initiative working toward reparations, medical abolition, and decolonization in the health sciences by bringing together Black and BIPOC voices in biomedicine and Bay Area community organizations. Jay is also actively engaged in curricular activism at the UCSF School of Medicine to improve and center gender and sex inclusivity; they are a lead author on two forthcoming studies on transgender, non-binary, gender-expansive, and intersex-inclusive approaches in medical education and clinical practice. Jay recently began their PhD in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, focusing on ovarian development and the establishment of the ovarian reserve.