University HealthCare Alliance

September 11, 2018

September is Women in Medicine Month 

In September we recognize some of our inspirational women clinicians. Today, we spotlight three exemplary providers, as well as an inspirational woman in the history of healthcare.

Click the name of each clinician to read their nomination:

Maki Matsumura, NP (Alliance Medical Group) nominated by Laurie Brisbin

Jelena Vukicevic, MD (Menlo Medical Clinic) nominated by Rosaura Soliz-Jaramillo

Leslie Tim, MD (Associated Internal Medicine) nominated by Dean Nickles, MD

This week we also remember Joyce Nichols, PA as an inspirational woman in history. Joyce was the first woman to be formally educated as a physician assistant.

Nominations for inspirational female clinicians are being accepted through Friday, September 14th. Submit your nomination via email to