Ana Velazquez Mañana, MD MSc

Medical Oncology Fellow
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
2020-21 GRACE Patient Education Ambassador
San Francisco
Medical Oncology

Ana Velazquez Mañana is a medical oncology fellow at UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Francisco and former Chief Resident at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City.

Dr. Velazquez is a proud native Puerto Rican and a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion. She has a long-standing commitment to serving vulnerable, underserved, and minority populations, which has led her to pursue a two-year postdoctoral fellowship as part of the inaugural cohort of UCSF National Clinician Scholars Program. Dr. Velazquez's interests focus on improving oncology care access and the quality of care delivered to underserved and racial minority patients with cancer. She currently studies gaps in care and unmet needs of diverse older adults with lung cancer, supported by the UCSF Center for Aging in Diverse Communities. In addition, she leads quality efforts at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the city's largest safety-net hospital, supported by ASCO and Stavros Niarchos Foundation grant on "Improving the Delivery of Cancer Care in Medically Underserved Communities."

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