Vanessa Valera, MBA

Project Manager, Healthforce Center at UCSF


Vanessa Valera is business operations manager for Healthforce Center at UCSF and a project manager for CIN. She brings more than 10 years of experience in project management, process improvement, and quality improvement. In a prior role at UCSF Medical Center, she spearheaded dozens of improvement projects, including redesign of clinic schedules to increase patient volume and reduce wait times, and pioneering clinical operational reporting through the EMR system. She holds a master’s in business administration from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis.