Rachael Callcut, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Element Lead: Digital Health
Committee Members

Rachael A. Callcut, M.D., M.S.P.H, received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and thereafter completed a general surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During residency, Dr. Callcut spent two years as a NIH post-doctoral research fellow earning a Clinical Investigator's Preparatory Program Certificate and a Masters of Science in Population Health Sciences from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Callcut subsequently completed a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma at the University of Cincinnati in 2009. Dr. Callcut is a graduate of the UCSF CTSI K-scholars program and was the recipient of a NIH Mentored (K01) Career Development Award in Data Science from the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative. She served on the faculties of the University of Cincinnati and Stanford University medical schools before joined the UCSF Department of Surgery faculty in August 2012.

Dr. Callcut has an active clinical practice encompassing elective and emergent general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care. Dr. Callcut is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS), the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the Association of Academic Surgery (AAS), the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), and the Western Trauma Association (WTA).

In addition to serving in multiple leadership capacities in national organizations, she is the current Chair of the EAST Research and Scholarship Committee (2019-2022). The Committee is tasked with developing programs to facilitate the growth of promising surgeon-scientists in the field of trauma/critical care.