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First-year students across UCSF schools build teamwork in the interprofessional classroom.
Support change through Differences Matter: the School of Medicine seeks faculty and staff who would like to serve as Dean’s Diversity Leaders and chair action groups for six focus areas. This multiyear initiative will provide leadership and resources to ensure that we are a truly inclusive and equitable community.
Submit your faculty and staff nominations for the Holly Smith Awards for Exceptional Service to the School of Medicine by 11/23.
Enrollment is filling up for the November 2015 group sessions for the Fontana Tobacco Treatment Center. The clinic offers 4 consecutive, weekly two-hour sessions (5:30-7:30pm) covering smoking and health, addiction and strategies for quitting.
Starting 11/2, take the Library survey to share feedback and ideas.
For staff: There is a new UCSF Event Planning Network Chatter group. This is an open forum for staff and faculty involved in planning events to share knowledge and resources.
November 2 – Institute for Human Genetics Symposium: Celebrating the Work of Y.W. Kan (Parnassus)
November 4 – Office of Diversity & Outreach: Imposter Syndrome (Mission Bay)
November 4 – Women’s Health Wednesday: Diabetes Prevention and Management (Mt. Zion)
November 5, 12, 19 – UC Oracles Toastmasters meetings (Parnassus, N-417, 12-1PM)
November 6 – Orthotic and Prosthetic Innovation & Technology Symposium (Parnassus)
November 6 – Osher Center Research Lecture: “Compassion Development: Basic and Applied” - Daniel Martin, PhD (Mt. Zion)
November 9 – UCSF Institute for Health & Aging 30th Anniversary Celebration (Laurel Heights)
November 10 – UC Oracles Toastmasters Open House (Parnassus, S-214, 12-1PM)
November 16 – UCSF Health Town Hall Meeting (Parnassus)
November 18 – Faculty Mentoring Program with Dan Lowenstein, MD (Parnassus)
November 21 – International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (Parnassus)
Educational Skills Workshops run until 2/1/16 - the following November sessions still have space:
November 16 – Qualitative Analysis
November 18 – Test Development
November 23 – Developing Skills in the Art of Effective Feedback
November 3–17 (Tue) – Radiology and Medical Imaging
November 4–December 2 (Wed; no sessions 11/11, 11/25) – Dementia
SAVE THE DATE
January 22 – It's About a Billion Lives Symposium: Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF (Parnassus)
January 24-27 – Personalized Medicine World Conference (Mountain View)
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
Chancellor Diversity Award (UCSF) honorees:
Mitchell Lunn, MD for GLBT Leadership
Erica Monasterio, RN, MN for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity
Markita Mays, UCSF/SFGH Child Trauma Research program staff member, for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity
White Coats for Black Lives, accepted by medical students Nicolas Barcelo, Sidra Bonner and Frederick Jamison for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity (group)
2014-15 Essential Core Teaching Awards (UCSF) winners:
Abul K. Abbas, MBBS for Inspirational Teaching
Tracy B. Fulton, PhD for Innovative Teaching
Andrew D. Leavitt, MD for Commitment to Teaching
Gina Solomon, MD, MPH for Outstanding Contribution to an Elective
Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD for Outstanding Lecture
Barnard J.A. Palmer, MD, MEd for Outstanding Lecture Series
Alexander Levy, MD for Outstanding FPC Preceptor presented by the MS1 Class
Erin Mathes, MD for Outstanding FPC Preceptor presented by the MS2 Class
Lundy Campbell, MD for Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Faculty presented by the MS1 Class
Ryan C. Padrez, MD for Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Faculty presented by the MS2 Class
Gabriela Dellapiana, MD for Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student presented by the MS1 Class
Brandon Imber, MD, MA for Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student presented by the MS2 Class
2014-15 Kaiser Awards for Excellence in Teaching (UCSF) winners:
Cheryl Jay, MD for Excellence in an Ambulatory Care Setting
Lundy Campbell, MD for Excellence in a Classroom Setting
Jonathan Nye, MD for Excellence in an Inpatient Care Setting
Alexander Levy, MD for Excellence by Volunteer Clinical Faculty
Danielle Durney Campagne, MD, FACEP for Excellence in the Fresno Medical Education Program
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