Chair’s Corner

“Through excellence in clinical care, education, research and service, the Department of Family Medicine is leading the transformation of primary care. By leveraging emerging technologies, we provide patient-centered, team-based health and wellness to all patients touched by Keck Medicine of USC, particularly those in the vulnerable communities of East Los Angeles.”

Jehni Robinson, MD
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Associate Dean for Primary Care
Chair, Department of Family Medicine

Jehni Robinson

Jehni Robinson, MD
Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Clinician Educator);
Vice Chair For Clinical Affairs


Jehni Robinson, MD, is a clinical professor of family medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She also serves as the associate dean of primary care and the chair of the Department of Family Medicine.

Robinson has a combination of practical administrative experience from leading a large, multiservice community clinic and experience in teaching and developing curriculum. She is passionate about care for underserved communities, developing teams and creating efficient patient-centered models of care that bring joy back into the practice of medicine. She is interested in developing reliable systems of care that improve quality across multispecialty practice. She is also a skilled physician who has dedicated her career to caring for children, adolescents, adults and their families in the context of their community.

About Jehni Robinson, MD