Specialty

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

Medical School

University of Kansas Medical Center

Internship

University of Kansas Medical Center

Residency

University of Kansas Medical Center

Fellowship

UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics

Gender

F

Bio

Dr. Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi is a community hospitalist and pediatric palliative medicine physician at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. She is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Additionally, she serves as a senior staff scientist in digital medicine at the Scripps Research Translational Institute.

In 2022, Dr. Ajayi was named the 152nd president of the San Diego County Medical Society. This honor makes Dr. Ajayi the 9th female president and the first Black woman to serve in this role. A top priority will be working with the medical community to address the impact of systemic racism and bias on the most vulnerable and least served patients. She has also promised to prioritize physician wellness.

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