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A Monthly Digest for Faculty and Staff at UCSF School of Medicine
“Eliminating health inequities is the calling for our generation of UCSF physicians”: MS1 Zoe Kornberg on the new student bias training.
The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine has a new one-year clinical fellowship program, dedicated to training compassionate and innovative leaders in our field. Applications are due 11/1/15.
UCSF Educational Skills workshops are open for registration. You may also enroll in the Teach for UCSF Certificate program based on these workshops, with tracks in General Teaching, Clinical Teaching, Simulation Teaching and Interprofessional Teaching.
UCSF Race Medical Team is looking for medical and non-medical volunteers to provide high-quality race medical care at major marathon events in the Bay Area.
For staff: There is a new Administrative Assistants Chatter group for assistants, analysts, coordinators, and others to share experiences and suggest best practices.
UCSF Fresno is celebrating 40 years of reaching the underserved Central Valley.
October is UCSF Diversity Month: Building Community at UCSF
October 6 – Chancellor’s State of the University Address (Parnassus)
October 7 – Mission Bay Block Party
October 7 – UCSF Women’s Health Wednesday – Interpersonal Violence: It Impacts All of Us (Women's Health Center)
October 7 – Dzung Vo, MD: The Mindful Teen: Promoting Mindfulness and Resilience Among Adolescents (Osher Center)
October 10 – Taste For the Cure: A Taste of Science (Jewish Community Center)
October 13 – Facial Feminization Surgery – Doug Ousterhout, MD (Parnassus)
October 14 – Olle ten Cate, PhD: EPAs in the Undergraduate Medical Curriculum (Parnassus)
October 21 – Eva Henje Blom, MD, PhD: Time to Reconsider the Concept and Treatment of Teenage Depression? (Osher Center)
October 22 – Sharecase (Mission Bay)
October 30 – UCSF Diabetes Center 15th Anniversary Symposium (Parnassus)
October 8, 15, 22, 29 – UC Oracles Toastmasters meetings (Parnassus, N-417, 12-1PM)
October 13 – November 17 (Tue) – Radiology and Medical Imaging
October 14 – December 2 (Wed; no session 11/11) – Dementia
SAVE THE DATE
November 19 – Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecture
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
UCSF teams placed UCSF as the top AIDS Walk San Francisco fundraiser for the third year in a row.
Maye Chrisman has been appointed Vice Dean of Administration and Finance in the School of Medicine Dean’s Office.
Due to family health circumstances, Margaret Chesney, PhD, is stepping down as director of the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Shelley Adler, PhD, will remain in her role as interim director, which she assumed in May.
Ephraim Engleman, MD, a pioneering rheumatologist whose dedicated work at UCSF spanned seven decades, has passed away.
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