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Call for nominations: Academy of Medical Educators 2014 Excellence in Teaching Awards. Submissions are due by July 22, 5PM.
Applications are now being accepted for the SOM 2014-2015 Leadership Development Program (LDP). The full program description and the application are posted online. Approximately twenty participants are selected each year for this competitive program; eligible staff employees are classified at Analyst IV and above. The application deadline is August 20th.
July 20 Support or join the School of Medicine team at the 2014 San Francisco AIDS Walk!
July 21 Prepare for Surgery
July 28-29 GHS Masters Students’ Capstone Presentations
July 30 Steve Blank, Lean LaunchPad Architect, Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF Speaker Series
August 3-5 UC Computing Services Conference at UCSF: the 32nd annual UCCSC is a great opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from across the system, and it will take place at UCSF this year.
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October 2 The Science of Global Health: What’s Next, UCSF Global Health Sciences symposium to mark its 10th anniversary
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
Shannon Thyne, MD, received the 2014 Rapaport Award in recognition of her service to San Francisco General Hospital. The award is named for Elliot Rapaport, former Associate Dean, who dedicated his professional career to San Francisco General and to the missions of patient care, teaching, and research. Dr. Thyne also received an award from Barbara Garcia, Director of Public Health, for her community service.
The Academy of Radiology Research’s Distinguished Investigator Award winners: Dieter Meyerhoff, PhD; Michael Weiner, MD; and Xiaoliang Zhang, PhD of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. See the complete list of winners.
Newly appointed urology chief residents Lindsay Hampson, MD and Anobel Odisho, MD received the Excellence and Innovation in GME (Graduate Medical Education) award from UCSF’s GME office.
Medical student Erik Velez has been awarded the 2014-15 Howard Hughes Medical Institute-Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation’s Medical Research fellowship.
Medical student Theodore Roth is among the winners of a competition held by the AAMC, Khan Academy, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create free online resources to help students prepare for the revised MCAT® exam that will be administered in 2015. Contest winners will receive hands-on training with Khan Academy leaders to create videos, questions, and articles for Khan Academy's MCAT collection, which provides free resources for undergraduate and pre-med students interested in pursuing health professions.
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