Wetona Suzanne Eidson-Ton, M.D., M.S.
Family and Community Medicine
- Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Eidson-Ton provides family and patient-centered care to women on Labor and Delivery and their families. She is particularly interested in practicing cultural humble care and learning from patients and families about what is important to them in the birthing process.
Dr. Eidson-Ton is a family physician, with special interest and training in obstetrics, women's health and adolescent health. She welcomes all patients, including and especially LGBTQIA+ patients. Her outpatient practice is in a local Federally Qualified Health Center, and she provides care at UC Davis HEALTH in the University Birthing Center.
Dr. Eidson-Ton's academic interests include training medical students and residents in primary, women's health and obstetrics; advocacy for rural health care; and health equity, diversity and inclusion in the health care setting.
Family and Community Medicine
M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 1998
M.S., Public Health, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1996
B.S., Duke University, Durham NC 1993
Internship: Family Medicine/Obstetrics, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1998-2002
Family Medicine/Obstetrics, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1998-2002
UC San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco CA 2002-2003
American Board of Family Medicine,
American Academy of Family Physicians
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American College of Women's Health Physicians
Honors and Awards
Academic Federation Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring, University of California, Davis, 2019
Family Medicine Residency Achievement Award for ALSO (Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics) Course Leadership, University of California, Davis Family Medicine Residency Network, 2017
Chancellor�s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community, University of California, Davis, 2014
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, elected by UC Davis chapter as a Faculty Inductee, 2013
Dean�s Team Award for Excellence in Education as Director for Rural PRIME, one of the Underserved Community Leadership Pathway programs, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2012, 2013
Dean�s Team Award for Excellence in Community Engagement as a faculty advisor to the Flu Crew, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2012, 2013
Dean�s Team Award for Excellence in Community Engagement as a member of the Task Force for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Electronic Health Record, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2012, 2013
Alumnus of the Year Award, UC Davis Department of Family and Community Medicine Residency, 2012
Dean�s Team Award for Excellence in Education as a member of the UCD SOM Cultural Competency Committee, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine 2009, 2010
First Place Award, Best Oral Presentation" -- Annual Joint National Meeting of the Council on Residency Education in OB/GYN and the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2009
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, 1993
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1992
Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, 1990
Select Recent Publications
Eidson-Ton WS. Family Medicine 30: 27-year-old woman- labor and delivery. ACQUIFER Family Medicine: a case-based virtual course. Lebanon, NH: Institute for Innovative Technology in Medical Education. 2018. Available from: https://www.aquifer.org/courses/aquifer-family-medicine/
Magee S, Eidson-Ton WS, Leeman L, et al. Family medicine maternity care call to action: moving toward national standards for training and competency assessment. Family Medicine. 2017;49(3):210-17.
Eidson-Ton WS, Rainwater J, Hilty D, Henderson S, Hancock C, Nation CL, Nesbitt T. Training medical students for rural, underserved areas: a rural medical education program in California. JHCPU. 2016;27:1672-1686.
Eidson-Ton, W. Suzanne. Health Care of the Adolescent. In Paulman P, Taylor RB, Paulman A, Nasir L (Eds.). Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition. Springer: New York, 2016.
Ton H, Eidson-Ton WS, Iosif AM, Sitkin N, Henderson S, Callahan EJ. Using a Retreat to Develop a 4-Year Sexual Orientation and Gender identity Curriculum. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Jan 12.
Callahan EJ, Sitkin N, Ton H, Eidson-Ton WS, Weckstein J, Latimore D. Introducing sexual orientation and gender identity into the electronic health record: one academic health center’s experience. Academic Medicine. 2015 February;90(2):154-160.
Eidson-Ton WS, Ton H, Solis B, and Joad J. “Cultural Considerations and Competence in Pediatrics,” in Berkowitz C (ed.): Berkowitz’s Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach, 5th Edition. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2015.
Ton H, Henderson S, Eidson-Ton WS. “How to Teach Creatively,” in Roberts LW(ed): Achievement and Fulfillment in Academic Medicine: a Comprehensive Guide. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, LCC. 2013.
Eidson-Ton WS, Nuovo J, Solis B, Ewing K, Diaz H, Smith LH. An enhanced obstetrics track for a family practice residency program: results from the first 6 years. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2005 May-Jun;18(3):223-8.
Eidson-Ton WS, Nuovo J, Solis B, Ewing K, Diaz H, Smith LH. An enhanced obstetrics track for a family practice residency program: Results of the first six years. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, May 2005.