Theresa Woehrle is Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at Keck School of Medicine at USC. She received her MD degree from UCLA School of Medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at the Monterey County Hospital- Natividad Medical Center. Dr. Woehrle received her Master of Public Health at UCLA and completed a Preventive Medicine Residency with California State Department of Health Services following which she was a physician specialist with the Los Angeles County HIV Epidemiology Program. She is certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Woehrle came to the USC Department of Family Medicine in 1998. Currently, Theresa is director of the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Program which teaches all the first and second year medical students basic clinical skills of history, physical, and the doctor-patient relationship. She also directs the required third year medical student clerkship in Family Medicine which has been awarded the most outstanding clerkship award in 2 of the past 3 years. Additionally, Dr. Woehrle is the departmental advisor for students planning a career in Family Medicine. Her research interests include development of professional identity, effective means of teaching and evaluating clinical skills, and use of virtual and actual simulated cases for teaching. She has authored one of the family medicine virtual case set that is used by medical schools across the country. Her clinical practice is located at the Family Medicine center at Keck Medical Center at USC.