Amanda Pedersen Williams

Amanda P. Williams, MD, MPH, FACOG is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist

and strategic physician leader focused on eliminating health disparities and leveraging

virtual care. She currently oversees clinical innovations for the California Maternal

Quality Care Collaborative at Stanford University where she is joining the adjunct

faculty. Additionally, she advises digital women’s health endeavors such as RiskLD, Nike

Fitness Club- motherhood program and nascent startups via High Alpha Innovation. She

is clinically based at the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center where until Summer

2022 she served as Director of Maternity Services. She also led the maternity continuum

for the Chiefs of OBGYN across 15 medical centers and 44,000 annual births in Northern

California. Dr. Williams’ research topics have included: expansion of abortion access,

contraception continuation, peripartum depression and minimally invasive


Dr. Williams is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

where she majored in American Medical History and Biochemistry. She completed her

medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA where she also

received a master’s degree in public health, focusing on health policy and management.

She completed her graduate medical training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The

University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Williams has served on multiple state and national committees, including currently

the California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review. After hours, Dr. Williams can be

found hiking in the redwoods, taking cardio-hip hop dance class, mentoring women of

color in the medical pipeline or attending her teenage boys’ endless sports activities.