Rebecca Leon, PharmD

Program Pharmacist
521 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 3rd flr
UCSF Box 0622
San Francisco, CA 94117
United States

Private practice

8000 Marina Blvd, Suite 600
Brisbane, CA 94105
United States

What I do

I am a clinical pharmacist for the UCSF School of Pharmacy and UCSF Office of Population Health Clinical Programs. My primary role includes providing direct patient care, precepting students and residents, and developing new pharmacy services. My areas of focus for clinical services include transitions of care, complex care support, asthma, chronic disease state management (diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia), comprehensive medication management and medication access assistance.

Professional background


Rebecca Leon, PharmD, APh, is an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist in the Office of Population Health Clinical Programs and Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She provides direct patient care, comprehensive medication management and consult services for four distinct programs at UCSF: asthma, complex care, transitions of care, and hypertension/diabetes. She graduated from University of the Pacific’s Thomas J Long School of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with an emphasis in Ambulatory Care at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center. Her primary areas of interest include social justice, developing innovative pharmacy services to achieve health equity, expanding ambulatory pharmacy services, interprofessional collaborations, developing comprehensive opioid overdose prevention programs to mitigate the opioid epidemic, and geriatric deprescribing.

Research keywords

  • teaching
  • precepting and mentoring residents
  • interprofessional collaboration
  • social determinants of health
  • promoting ambulatory care pharmacy
  • telehealth services
  • precepting and mentoring students
  • cardiovascular health
  • population health
  • addressing health inequities
  • social justice
  • mitigating opioid epidemic
  • innovative pharmacy services