Vivian M. Reznik, MD, MPH

Vivian M. Reznik, MD, MPH, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Faculty Affairs

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Faculty Affairs, UC San Diego Health Sciences

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Dr. Vivian Reznik is assistant vice chancellor of faculty affairs at UC San Diego Health, serving the faculty of UC San Diego School of Medicine and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is also a professor of pediatrics, and family and preventive medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Reznik is board-certified in pediatrics with subspecialty board certification in pediatric nephrology and practices at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. She earned her medical degree from Yale Medical School, a master’s degree in public health from San Diego State University, her and her undergraduate degree from Yale College.

Dr. Reznik works on promoting women in academic medicine locally and nationally, has been active in the American Association of Medical Colleges and was elected to the Faculty Affairs Board. Dr. Reznik is also an adjunct professor at California Western School of Law. She serves on many councils and committees at UC San Diego Health, as well as county, state and national committees, such as the Advisory Board of Women Executives in Sciences and Healthcare (WESH).

Dr. Reznik is currently involved in research as part of a number of funded programs, such as the Hispanic Center for Excellence and the Comprehensive Research Center in Health Disparities, funded by the National Institutes of Health. 

She has published nearly 200 articles in professional journals and popular magazines and is the author of several textbook chapters. Dr. Reznik is a member of numerous professional organizations, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Pediatric Research. She has worked to raise funds for multiple projects in the community that serve youth and families. She serves on the Arts and Culture Working Group of the San Diego Foundation, is chair of the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, and serves on several other local boards and commissions. 

Dr. Reznik has been named a “Top Doc” by San Diego Magazine for several years. In 2010 she was inducted into the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame. She was also named a Health Care Champion Award finalist in 2007 by San Diego Business Journal.