Dr. Randi Smith is a categorical general surgery resident at the UCSF East Bay Program in Oakland. She completed her medical school education at UCSF. Prior to beginning her surgical residency, she completed a Master's Degree in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. There, she focused her studies on health disparities and women and reproductive health. She was inducted into the Delta Omega Honor Society for outstanding academic achievements at that time.
Her academic interests include trauma surgery, critical care, injury prevention, global surgery and the utilization of ultrasound for the diagnosis of injury in resource-limited settings. She will be working at the San Francisco Injury Center under the mentorship of Dr. Rochelle Dicker. Together, they will perform quantitative and qualitative evaluations of the WrapAround Project, the hospital-based recidivism reduction program at the San Francisco General Hospital. . Additionally, she will concurrently participate in the UCSF Global Health Clinical Scholars Program through which she will continue her work to improve trauma outcomes and injury prevention efforts abroad.