Disability Management

About This HR Service

Disability Management Services (DMS) provides services to the UCSF community (campus and medical center) including:

  • Providing education and early intervention services to prevent or minimize the effects of disability in the workplace
  • Facilitating early identification, referral, and treatment for disability and/or injuries at work
  • Assisting employees with disabilities or medical conditions in overcoming work-related restrictions or limitations
  • Implementing UC policy and/or contract provisions regarding return to work, the interactive process, reasonable accommodation, and medical separation
  • Consulting with management, Human Resources, faculty, and other staff regarding workplace disability issues

Disability Management Services (DMS) has three primary functions:

  • Facilitate the interactive process for reasonable accommodation requests in compliance with federal law (ADAAA), state law, (FEHA), and UC policies and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Facilitate return to work programs for employees following both work-related and non-work-related illnesses and injuries.
  • Managers workers' compensation program activities in conjunction with third party administrators and occupational health providers.
Name Title Phone Email
Inez Brown Benefits Analyst 415/476-2621 inez.brown@ucsf.edu
Nick Plezbert Principal Disability Analyst 415/476-1759 nicholas.plezbert@ucsf.edu
Mellisa Risano Principal Disability Analyst 415/476-0609 mellisa.risano@ucsf.edu
Judy Rosen Manager 415/502-2760 judy.rosen@ucsf.edu
Michael Wood Principal Disability Analyst 415/476-5269 michael.wood@ucsf.edu

3333 California St.
Suite 330
San Francisco, CA 94143

Phone: 415/476-2621
Fax: 415/476-2328