Brent Seifert, J.D.

Assistant Dean for the Office of Academic Personnel

Brent Seifert

Brent Seifert, J.D., is the Assistant Dean for the Office of Academic Personnel at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He is responsible for overseeing the academic advancement process; faculty professional and leadership development; and human resource management strategies which enable the School of Medicine to recruit, develop and retain highly qualified academic scientists and clinicians.

Seifert also serves as an executive advisor to leadership on employment and labor relations matters and conflict resolution management. Seifert has extensive experience in human resources and employment and labor law, as a practicing attorney and human resources professional in both the public and private sectors. He is an accomplished speaker on best employment practices in health care and academic medicine, and is certified as a mediator and executive coach.

Seifert has served as chair of UC Davis' human resources advisory committee and as a member of university committees involving compensation, underrepresented groups in medicine, and faculty affairs for the biomedical sciences. He is a member of the California Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) groups on faculty affairs and diversity and inclusion.

He earned his J.D. from the John F. Kennedy University School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and human resources management from the Indiana Institute of Technology.