Rosalind is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Nursing, dedicated to increasing access to mental health care through workforce development and training. She leads relationship centered communication training in the UCSF PMHNP program, which is aligned with the programs self-reflective practice and structural competency curricula. She is actively involved in the UCSF Program for Interprofessional Education and serves as Co-Chair for the Professional Development Committee.
Dr. Nynikka Palmer is a cancer disparities researcher in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and has secondary appointments in the Departments of Urology and Radiation Oncology.
Lynnea has been fascinated by communication since before her training in medicine, beginning with her focus on language development and linguistics in undergraduate education. Her interests within healthcare communication center around "difficult" conversations, as well as development of effective methods for teaching and assessing communication skills across all levels of training; she has developed or is working on separate communications curricula for med students, residents, and interdisciplinary faculty.
Director for Quality and Patient Safety, Medicine Service and Division of Hospital Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF Medical Center