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UCSF ranks among the world’s top universities, landing at #2 in clinical medicine and pharmacy according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
For researchers and faculty: 5 Secrets of a Successful UCSF Profile: On Sep. 16, join the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the UCSF Library for a lunch hour session on increasing the visibility of your UCSF Profiles page. UCSF Profiles pages are viewed by industry, media, foundations, NIH, other universities and more. Learn how to optimize this tool to advance your career, recruit staff and research collaborators and showcase your accomplishments.
For researchers: Get funding and free expert industry advice to turn your discovery into a product - apply for a Catalyst Award! Deadline: Sep. 21, 2PM.
Abstracts are now being accepted for the World Congress on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 2016 to be held Mar. 17-19, 2016 in San Diego. Deadline: Sep. 15.
September 2 – UCSF Women’s Health Wednesday – Get the Facts on Gynecologic Cancer (UCSF Women’s Health Center, 2356 Sutter St.)
September 8, 15, 22, 29 – UC Oracles Toastmasters meetings (Parnassus, N-417, 12-1PM)
September 10 – Faculty Development Day (Laurel Heights)
September 11 – Peter V. Lee, Executive Director, Covered California – The Affordable Care Act in California: Delivering on the Promise (Laurel Heights)
September 16 - 5 Secrets of a Successful UCSF Profile (Mission Bay; please register)
September 17 - Data Reproducibility in Preclinical Discovery, Is It a Real Problem? (Mission Bay; RSVP by 9/14)
September 21 – Chancellor’s Reception and New Student Orientation Fair (Parnassus)
September 23 – Inaugural Anthony B. Rishwain, MD Lecture in Transplantation Medicine: Jennifer Doudna, PhD - CRISPR Biology and Technology: The Frontier of the Genome Engineering Revolution (Parnassus; RSVP by 9/9)
September 28 – The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Celebration of New Members (Parnassus)
SAVE THE DATE
October 6 – Chancellor’s State of the University Address
October 10 – Taste For the Cure: A Taste of Science
October 13 – November 17 (Tue) – Radiology and Medical Imaging
October 14 – December 2 (Wed; no session 11/11) – Dementia
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
Michael Gropper, MD, PhD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care.
Seventy-four UCSF faculty members received the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award. Recipients will be recognized at the Academy’s annual Celebration of New Members on Sep. 28.
Karin Wong was named Director of Space Strategy in the Dean’s Office.
Chancellor Emeritus Julius “Julie” R. Krevans, MD, has passed away. A distinguished physician, educator and transformative leader, Dr. Krevans led UCSF into greatness while serving as dean of the School of Medicine from 1971 to 1982 and as UCSF’s fifth chancellor from 1982 to 1993.
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