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Three Class of 2016 medical student couples share their love stories.
Faculty: Please complete this Academic Senate survey to assess faculty knowledge on advancement and promotion. Responses will be used to develop an electronic Personalized Mentoring Advancement and Promotion module. Deadline: June 30.
At the UCSF Inquiry Symposium, students and residents from across UCSF presented digital posters to showcase scholarly discoveries and innovation; several were honored with Pathways to Discovery Awards.
Call for Chancellor's Diversity Award nominations: Recognize outstanding efforts of individuals or teams who are advancing an inclusive campus climate. Deadline: June 17.
Honors and Appointments
UCSF Founders Day Awards recipients included:
Robert Lustig, MD, MSL and Maritza Lopez, RN, MS each received the Chancellor Award for Public Service.
Suzanne Barakat, MD received the Thomas N. Burbridge Award.
Robert Mansfield received the Edison T. Uno Award.
Susan Lau, MPA and Don Woodson, MA each received the Chancellor Award for Exceptional University Service.
Susan O'Hara, MPA, Lisa Raskulinec, MBA, and Eunice Stephens each received the Chancellor Award for Exceptional University Management.
Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD received the Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award (at UCSF five years or fewer).
Janet Koo Shim, PhD received the Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award (at UCSF more than five years).
Sheri Weiser, MD, MA, MPH received the Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award (at the Associate rank).
Susan Kegeles, PhD received the Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award (at the rank of full Professor).
Elisabeth Wilson, MD, MPH received the Osler Distinguished Teaching Award.
Emily Abdoler, MD, Kareem Moussa, MD, Jasmine Rassiwala, MD, MPH, Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, and Casey Ward, MD each received the Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished Housestaff.
Taft Bukhet, MD, Vanja Douglas, MD, Peter Ganz, MD, Sirisha Narayana, MD, and Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD each received the Teaching Award for Clinical Faculty.
Claire Brindis DrPH, MPH received the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award from the UCSF Faculty Mentoring Program.
Andre Campbell, MD delivered the Last Lecture.
Joseph DeRisi, PhD was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Warren Levinson, MD, PhD was honored in a naming ceremony for the Warren Levinson Microbiology Teaching Laboratory.
Sharmila Majumdar, PhD was awarded the Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
Michael Merzenich, PhD received the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.
Student Gaelen Stanford-Moore will attend the University of Cambridge as a Rotary Club of San Marino Global Scholar.
June 6-7 – Precision Public Health Summit, convened by The White House Office of Science and Technology and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (invite-only; simulcast at Byers Auditorium in Genentech Hall at Mission Bay; livestreaming available)
June 6, 16, 23, 30 – UC Oracles Toastmasters (Parnassus, N-417, except 6/23 N-721)
June 7, 14 – Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Bone and Joints: Injury and Repair (Parnassus)
June 8, 15 – Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Mental Health and Illness (Parnassus)
June 9, 16 – Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Integrative Medicine and Mindfulness (Parnassus)
June 20-21 – Sokolow Memorial Cancer Endowment Lecture - John Dick, PhD, FRS (Mission Bay & Parnassus)
June 21 – Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award Celebration (Parnassus)
June 22 – Third Annual Rosenman Symposium: Medical Devices Reimagined (Mission Bay)
June 27 - August 22 – Cultivating Emotional Balance for Healthcare Professionals (Mount Zion)
June 28 – Empowering Local Professionals to Create Data Tools (Mission Bay)
June 30 – Integrative Cancer Care with Donald Abrams, MD (Mount Zion)
July 17 – AIDS Walk
July 25-27 – National Latino Cancer Summit (Mission Bay)
Tip of the Month
The UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach is launching the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program, a free professional development opportunity open to all UCSF staff by application. Deadline: June 20.