About Us

The Division of Neonatology at UCSF is committed to clinical innovation, excellence in patient care and training of academic physicians. Four decades of innovative research and continuous refinement of our multi-disciplinary approach to clinical care has dramatically improved the survival of premature infants here at UCSF and around the world.

Division Leadership

Yao Sun, MD PhD 
Division Chief of Neonatology 

Our Staff

Jenny Godbout, MHA 
Division Administrator
Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Neonatology, and
Pain, Palliative, & Integrative Medicine
550 16th Street, Fourth Floor (mail code: 0110)
San Francisco, CA 94158
Tel: 415.502.2338
Fax: 415.476.5363
Email: [email protected]

Katherine Chen
Administrative Officer III
UCSF Department of Pediatrics, Box 0734
550 16th Street, Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Tel: 415.476.3630
Fax: 415.476.5365


Mary Ulman
Executive Analyst for Yao Sun, MD, PhD – Chief, Division of Neonatology
Executive Analyst for Xianhua Piao, MD, PhD - Director, Newborn Brain Research Institute
Senior Research Analyst for Rowitch, Piao and Alvarez-Buylla Labs
Program Administrator, Human Brain Development P01
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Francisco
35 Medical Center Way, RMB, 1036D
San Francisco, CA 94143-0525
Tel: 415.502.3460 Stem Cell lab
Tel: 415.476.7242 Neonatology
Fax: 415.514.2346
Email: [email protected]

Simon Ng
Post-award Analyst
550 16th Street, Fifth Floor (mail code: 0106)
San Francisco, CA 94158
Tel: 415.476.3705
Email: [email protected]

Kaitlin Clancey
Fellowship Coordinator
550 16th Street, Fourth Floor (mail code: 0110)
San Francisco, CA 94158
Tel: 415.502.8231
Email: [email protected]

Suzanne Chan
Financial Analyst 4
Pediatric Neonatology, Hospital Medicine
Box 0110
550 16th Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Email: [email protected]

Contact Information

Patients Referrals

Please call the 24/7 Physician Admitting Hotline: (877) UC-CHILD (877-822-4453)
This number connects directly to the Children’s Hospital Access Center where you can ask advice questions or arrange admissions of all neonatal, pediatric, PICU and maternal patients to the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and the Center for Mothers and Newborns.

Make an appointment with the follow-up program

Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-7324
Fax: (415) 502-3277

Division Information

550 16th Street, 5th Floor, Box 0734
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-1888
Fax: (415) 476-5365

Fellowship Training Information

Division of Neonatology
Kaitlin Clancey, Fellowship Program Coordinator
550 16th Street, 4th Floor, Box 0110
San Francisco, CA 94143
email: [email protected]
Phone: (415) 502-8231
Fax: (415) 476-5354