Brendan Ahearn

Medical Student Coordinator


In his capacity as Medical Student Education Coordinator, Bren Ahearn strives to make each student feel welcome and to keep things rolling in the education area.

In support of the redesign of the School of Medicine curriculum, Bren serves on the School of Medicine Foundational Sciences 2 Committee, as well as the associated Clinical Immersion Experiences Subcommittee and Logistics Subcommittee. At the departmental level, he serves on the Staff Meeting Planning Committee, the Staff Appreciation Committee and the Culture of Recognition Committee. On the national level, he serves on the Association of University Radiologists' Student Coordinators Committee.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Service Award (presented to one staff person by graduating medical class), UC Davis, 2013


Jen A, Webb EM, Ahearn B, Naeger DM. Lecture Evaluations by Medical Students: Concepts That Correlate With Scores. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Jan; 13(1):72-6.
Webb EM, Ahearn B, Naeger DM. A Designated "Teaching Resident": A Novel Leadership Position to Promote Educational Skills and an Academic Career. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Jan; 13(1):77-80.
Naeger DM, Hua EW, Ahearn B, Webb EM. Reflective Writing: A Potential Tool to Improve Interprofessional Teamwork with Radiologists. Acad Radiol. 2015 Oct; 22(10):1221-5.
Naeger DM, Jen A, Ahearn B, Webb EM. Effectively Acquiring and Using Feedback. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Dec; 12(12 Pt A):1320-3.
Ahearn B. What Generic Form the Teacher Actually Uses with His/Her/Their/Its Class. ELERI (English Language Education Research Institute) Journal. 1993; 1(1):1-15.