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News Links June 2013


The latest edition of UCSF Magazine is now available online for viewing and download.

Dean Hawgood announced the appointment of Peter Sokolove, MD, FACEP, as the new chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, effective September 1, 2013.


June 7:             22nd Annual UCSF Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Symposium

June 10:           Finance3 Town Hall

June 10:           CIO Big Data Executive Summit, Co-Chaired by UCSF’s Opinder Bawa

June 14:           The Devil’s Tumor: Where does cancer come from and why does it kill us?

June 18:           Faculty Research Lecture in Translational Science with Steven Deeks, MD, and Mike McCune, MD, PhD

June 19:           Managing your CVs in Advance: Webinar sessions for faculty

June 20-21:       Evidence-Based Diagnosis: Advanced Workshop on Evaluating and Using Medical Tests for Clinicians, Educators, Editors, and Policy Makers

June 21:           Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award celebration and reception in honor of Michael Matthay, MD

June 24 – August 12:    Financing New Ventures


July 24:            Managing your CVs in Advance: Webinar sessions for faculty

September 10:  Faculty Development Day


Nancy Adler, PhD, received an Honoring a Lifetime of Achievement award from the Association for Psychological Science (APS).

Ronald Arenson, MD, was the recipient of the Association of University Radiologists’ (AUR) Gold Medal Award.

Michael Brainard, MD and Dyche Mullind, PhD, were selected to be Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators.

Richard Capra; Beth Crawford; James Dilley, MD; Kate Hirschman-Levy; Katie Murphy; Anja Paardekooper and Robert Pitts were among 11 members of the UCSF community recognized with a Chancellor’s Award.

Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH,  received the Thomas A. Hazinski Award for Distinguished Service from the Society for Pediatric Research

Linda Giudice, MD, PhD, received the J.E. Wallace Sterling “Muleshoe” Lifetime Alumni Achievement Award, and will be presented with the Visionary Leadership Award by the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE).

Siri (Sigrid) Gardner, MD, MPH, received the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence.

Georgina Lopez was recently profiled as one of UCSF’s “Great Managers”.

Scott Reeves, PhD, has been named to the National Advisory Council of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education.

Judy Yee, MD, has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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