Lela Bachrach

Lela Bachrach, MD, is a physician with the department of adolescent medicine at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (UBCHO), the designated medical partner for Alameda County’s commercially sexually exploited youth.  She enjoys clinical work and precepting trainees at the main teen clinic and school-based health centers.  Medical education is one of her passions, and she participated in the UCSF Teaching Scholars Program in 2013-2014.  She teaches preclerkship medical students in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, and works with every level of trainee from med student to fellow in her clinical setting.  Dr. Bachrach leads UBCHO’s multidisciplinary professional group dedicated to ending human trafficking and supporting survivors from a trauma-informed, public health perspective.  She has collaborated with the Human Exploitation and Trafficking (HEAT) Institute in efforts to address trafficking throughout the state of California.  She has represented UBCHO at the SafetyNet committee, convened by the DA’s office, that brings together various agencies that support youth impacted by sex trafficking to coordinate care and leverage services and support.  She has collaborated with Futures Without Violence and MISSSEY on efforts to educate young people about healthy relationships and to prevent victimization.  She has collaborated with West Coast Children’s Services on the development of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation Identification Tool (CSE-IT), and is on the Advisory Board for the healthcare version.  She regularly attends the City of Oakland CSEC Task Force meetings and has partnered with Alameda County United Against Human Trafficking.  She is very excited to get involved with HEAL Trafficking to join forces with national and international efforts to end human trafficking.  She is excited to co-chair the HEAL Education and Training Committee.  

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