Jennifer M Lucero

Title(s)Professor of Clinical , Anesthesiology
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    Title(s)Professor of Clinical , Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Cal State Univ NorthridgeM.A.1997Psychology
    Yale School of MedicineMD2001Medicine

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    Jennifer Lucero, MD, MA is the Associate Dean for Admissions at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM), and the Vice Chair for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) for the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at UCLA DGSOM. Her clinical work is in Obstetric anesthesia.

    A graduate of California State University Northridge, Dr. Lucero received her Master’s in General Experimental Psychology with a focus in Social Psychology, her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. Her postgraduate training consisted of a double Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and in Anesthesiology from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She completed Fellowship training for Obstetric Anesthesiology in 2011, followed by NIH T-32 Research Fellowship training in 2012 at UCSF as well.

    Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Lucero was an Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesia & Perioperative Care at UCSF, specializing in obstetric anesthesiology, and served as the department’s inaugural Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. At UCLA she serves as the Associate Dean of Admissions for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where she oversees medical school admissions, financial aid, and pipeline and outreach. In addition, she serves as the Vice Chair of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the department of Anesthesia.

    She holds a dual appointment in Obstetrics and Gynecology, with clinical interests in preeclampsia and adherent placental disease. Dr. Lucero has a decade of experience in medical school admissions and participates actively in the recruitment of underrepresented students to the profession of medicine through her work in pathway and outreach programs. As a Chicana physician, she takes a special interest in diversity issues in medicine and disparities in the delivery of obstetric healthcare to women of color.

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    1. Personalized Surgical Transfusion Risk Prediction: Comment. Anesthesiology. 2023 01 01; 138(1):116-117. Burton BN, Canales C, Lucero J, Cannesson M. PMID: 36512726.
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    2. Laboratory Result Reference Ranges Stratified for Patient-Reported Sex and Ethnicity Are More Closely Associated With Postoperative Outcomes Than Currently Used Reference Ranges: A Retrospective Data Analysis. Anesth Analg. 2023 01 01; 136(1):111-122. Hofer IS, Lee A, Grogan T, Lucero J, Cannesson M. PMID: 36534718.
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    3. Calling Out Aversive Racism in Academic Medicine. N Engl J Med. 2021 Dec 30; 385(27):2499-2501. Chen CL, Gold GJ, Cannesson M, Lucero JM. PMID: 34951752; PMCID: PMC11014457.
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    4. We Asked the Experts: Breaking the Cycle of Attrition in Perioperative Academic Medicine. World J Surg. 2021 01; 45(1):53-56. Chen CL, Lucero JM. PMID: 32591844.
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    5. Four Types of Pulse Oximeters Accurately Detect Hypoxia during Low Perfusion and Motion. Anesthesiology. 2018 03; 128(3):520-530. Louie A, Feiner JR, Bickler PE, Rhodes L, Bernstein M, Lucero J. PMID: 29200008.
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    6. Obstetric and Anesthetic Approaches to External Cephalic Version. Anesthesiol Clin. 2017 Mar; 35(1):81-94. Lim S, Lucero J. PMID: 28131122.
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    7. ERK5 protein promotes, whereas MEK1 protein differentially regulates, the Toll-like receptor 2 protein-dependent activation of human endothelial cells and monocytes. J Biol Chem. 2012 Aug 03; 287(32):26478-94. Wilhelmsen K, Mesa KR, Lucero J, Xu F, Hellman J. PMID: 22707717; PMCID: PMC3410990.
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    8. Overview of anesthetic considerations for Cesarean delivery. Br Med Bull. 2012; 101:105-25. Rollins M, Lucero J. PMID: 22219238.
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