Lela R. Bachrach MD, MS

Assistant Clinical Professor
Joint Medical Program

Lela R. Bachrach is an Assistant Clinical Professor and also works with the department of adolescent medicine at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

Lela R. Bachrach is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Lela Bachrach works with the department of adolescent medicine at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (UBCHO). She enjoys clinical work and precepting trainees. Dr. Bachrach leads UBCHO’s multidisciplinary professional group dedicated to ending human trafficking and supporting survivors from a trauma-informed, public health perspective. She also has been instrumental in improving access to long-acting reversible contraceptives at the main teen clinic and the UBCHO school-based health centers. In addition, Dr. Bachrach has taught at the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, working on the problem-based learning curriculum, as well as clinical skills.

  • MD – UCSF, 2002
  • MS – UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program, 2000
  • Health of underserved populations
  • Adolescent health
  • Access to care
  • Violence prevention
  • Language barriers and health literacy
  • International health
  • Nutrition
  • Developmental and behavioral pediatrics
  • Information technology
  • Medical education
  • Evidence-based medicine