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Donna Ferriero, MD, MS

Donna Ferriero, MD, MS

For more than 100 years, our department has distinguished itself in educating the next generation of physicians, delivering excellent clinical care to young patients, and constantly improving treatment options through biomedical research.

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Evelyn Porter, MS, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine

Contact Info

Phone: (415) 514-5866  or (415) 353-1634




  • University of California, Berkeley, BA, molecular and cell biology, 2001
  • California State University, San Francisco, MS, biomed laboratory sciences, 2003
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, MD, 2007
  • University  of Chicago Medical Center, residency, emergency medicine, 2007-10
  • Loma Linda University and Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, fellowship, pediatric emergency medicine, 2010-12

Board Certification

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (2011)

Clinical Expertise

  • pediatric emergency medicine


Dr. Evelyn Porter joined the UCSF faculty in 2012 following completion of a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center & Children's Hospital. Dr. Porter earned her BA in molecular and cell biology from the University of Caliofrnia, Berkeley and a MS in biomedical laboratory sciencies with an emphasis on immunology from California State University at San Francisco. She completed her MD at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center followed by a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center. 

Current Research

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Last updated 04-24-2015