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

Please submit requests/questions to the School of Medicine’s Human Resources via the Service Link portal and it will be routed to the appropriate HR associate as listed below.  Please feel free to contact us directly regarding confidential requests.

Sylvia Vasquez

Director, Human Resources
(951) 827-7954

Kristen West

Project Coordinator
(951) 827-4610

Jennifer Rodriguez

Senior HR Consultant
(951) 827-7795

Areas of Responsibility

Biomedical Sciences (D01059)
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

Areas of Responsibility

Clinical Affairs (D02007)
Compliance SOM (D02010)
Family Medicine (D02003)
Internal Medicine (D02002)
Medicine (D02019)
Neuroscience (D02016)
OB/GYN (D02015)
Pediatrics (D02018)
Social Medicine, Population, & Public Health (SMPPH) (D02012)
Surgery (D02017)
UCR Health (D02021)

Rachel Rodriguez

HR & Payroll Generalist
(951) 827-7796

Andrew Guerrero

HR & Payroll Generalist
(951) 827-9040

Darline Graham

HR/Payroll Generalist
(951) 827-2180

Cindy Cisneros

HR Administrative Assistant
(951) 827-2170