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Emi J. Yoshida, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

Scuba diver, reformer pilates enthusiast, food fan

Meet Dr. Yoshida

I am motivated by patients, colleagues, friends, family who exemplify diligence, commitment, and courage, and who give meaning to my work.

Dr. Emi Yoshida is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of gynecologic and breast malignancies with expertise in HDR brachytherapy. Her clinical and research focus is on radiation-related toxicity and methods of improving the therapeutic ratio. She is particularly interested in incorporating patient reported quality-of-life outcomes into routine clinical practice and into clinical research endpoints.

Dr. Yoshida earned her medical degree from the University of California Davis where she was awarded a medical student research fellowship and medical scholars award. She completed an internal medicine internship at Kaiser Oakland. She then completed residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was awarded International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ambassadorship and the Leo G. Rigler award for outstanding academic achievement.

She serves as the Medical Director of the UCSF – Washington Hospital Radiation Oncology Center where she treats patients who have malignancies of all disease sites. She is actively building the UCSF – Washington Cancer Center clinical trials program, and is developing a stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy program.



2004 University of California, Los Angeles BA Business-Economics, Sociology
2008 Columbia University Postbacclaureate Medical Sciences
2013 University of California, Davis MD Medicine
2013-2014 Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Internship Internal Medicine
2014-2018 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Residency Radiation Oncology
2017-2018 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Chief Resident Radiation Oncology
Professional Experience

Professional Experience

2018-Present University of California, San Francisco Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology

Awards & Honors

2010 Medical Scholars Award, Emory University
2010 Medical Student Research Fellowship, UC Davis
2011 Research Travel Award, UC Davis
2013 Outstanding Student in Radiation Oncology, UC Davis
2014 Travel Award and Ambassadorship, Hiroshima International Council for Health Care/International Atomic Energy Agency Conference
2017 Toscano Fund Grant, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Radiation Oncology
2018 Leo G. Rigler, MD Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
2019 Gynecologic Oncology Group Foundation Young Investigator Travel Award
2019-2021 Gynecologic Oncology Group Foundation New Investigator Award

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