Aylin Ulku, MD, PhD


Aylin Ulku joined the faculty at UCSF in July 2012 as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. After completing her Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, she continued as Chief Resident in the Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency at Waterbury/Yale-New Haven Hospitals. In 2010, she began work in Kigali, Rwanda, as an Assistant Clinical Professor for Yale School of Medicine, to assist in medical education capacity building within the National University of Rwanda (NUR) School of Medicine. Her work included direct teaching and clinical care supervising Rwandese medical students and residents in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics as well as collaboration with NUR and the Rwanda Ministry of Health in revising undergraduate and graduate curricula and training programs. Her clinical and research interests focus on global health education and training in non-communicable diseases in limited-resource settings.

- Princeton University, Chemistry (BA)
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (MD-PhD - pharmacology)
- Yale-New Haven Hospital (intership, residency, chief resident)

Board Certifications:
- Internal Medicine (2010)
- Pediatrics (2010)
Honors and Awards
  • Hugh Dwyer Award for Clincal Excellence, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2010