Message From The Chair

Donna Ferriero, MD, MS

Children give us joy in the present and hope for the future. Here in the UCSF Department of Pediatrics, we make sure that future is as bright as possible for every infant, child and young adult struggling with illness.

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Evelyn Porter, MS, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Contact Info


  • 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 03-28-2012