Eloho Ufomata, MD, MS
- Assistant Dean for Equity and Justice
Dr. Eloho Ufomata, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, in the Division of General Internal Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology, as well as her MD at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ufomata came to UPMC for her internal medicine residency and following residency, she completed a fellowship in General Internal Medicine as an Academic Clinician Educator Scholar. Lastly, she received her Master’s in medical education from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She has served as an Advisory Dean since 2019 and is also a current course director for Advanced Medical Interviewing. She has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award and the Golden Apple Award.
As the Assistant Dean for Equity and Justice, she oversees curriculum development, delivery, and management on both diversity/equity and inclusive teaching/learning across our program. She works closely with other OMED Deans and UPSOM Offices, as well as course/clerkship directors, to ensure that our curriculum is representative, inclusive, and just. In addition, she co-leads the social medicine thread, helping to implement expanded content in the new curriculum. She works on faculty development projects, helps design curricular materials, meets with students, and works with staff as part of this role.
An active clinician, Dr. Ufomata is a general internist who has a special interest in LGBTQ+ health - specifically Gender Affirming Care for transgender and gender diverse individuals, Women’s Health, and care for the underserved. On a local and national level, she is known for expertise in medical education on antiracism, LGBTQ+ health, bias, and communication skills.