Human Resources at the UCR School of Medicine

The UCR School of Medicine Human Resources provides guidance, tools and processes that foster workforce effectiveness for our employees. We are committed to supporting the school’s mission through strategic, innovative, consistent and flexible services that include:

  • Recruitment and retention of a diverse and talented workforce.
  • Employee and labor relations, policy and employment/labor law compliance.
  • Onboarding/offboarding, compensation, benefits, and leave administration.
  • Training, professional development, performance management, and organizational design.
  • Staff recognition and milestone programs.
  • Payroll, office of records, and reporting.


School of Medicine Human Resources Team Members

The Human Resources team is divided up by areas of responsibility, but you may contact any member of our team for assistance or send a general email to

Our team members, and their responsibilities, are listed below.

Sylvia Vasquez

Director, Human Resources
(951) 827-7954

Jennifer Rodriguez

Senior HR Consultant
(951) 827-7795

Rachel Rodriguez

HR & Payroll Coordinator
(951) 827-7796

Areas of Responsibility

Biomedical Sciences (D01059)
Community Engagement (D02006)
Dean's Office-SOM (D02000)
Graduate Medical Education (D02004)
Research SOM (D02011)
Residency & Fellowship Programs (D02020)
Strategic Resource Center – SOM (D02014)
Student Affairs – SOM (D02001)
Undergraduate Medical Education (D02005)

Carie Smith

Senior HR Consultant
(951) 827-7586


HR & Payroll Coordinator

(951) 827-4258

Areas of Responsibility

Center for Healthy Communities-SOM (D02012)
Clinical Affairs (D02007)
Compliance SOM (D02010)
Corona Regional (D02029)
Dignity Health (D02032)
DRMC Desert Regnl Med Cntr (D02024)
Family Medicine (D02003)
Haider Spine Center (D02025)
Internal Medicine (D02002)
John F. Kennedy Hosp (JFK) (D02028)
Medicine (D02019)
Neuroscience (D02016)
OB/GYN (D02015)
Parkview Hospital (D02033)
Pediatrics (D02018)
RCDMH - Mental Health (D02027)
RCH: Riverside Cmty Hosp (D02023)
RCRMC: County Hospital (D02022)
Surgery (D02017)
Tenet Foundation (D02026)
UCLA/UCR Partnership (D02030)
UCR Health (D02021)
Universal Health System (D02031)

Darline Graham

HR/Payroll Assistant
(951) 827-2180

Student Appointment
Clinical Faculty WOS Appointments
Contingent Workers