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A Monthly Digest for Faculty and Staff at UCSF School of Medicine
The UCSF/Macy Foundation conference was a showcase for how innovations in graduate medical education are changing health care.
The 2016 School of Medicine Facts & Figures brochures are now available. They are a printed version of our facts webpage and are used by departments, ORUs, centers and school and campus units for outreach, recruitment and publicity. We can provide copies to any unit on campus at no cost as long as supplies last. Please send your request to Shelley Wong.
The deadline to apply for the Co-Director position at the Clinical & Translational Science Institute is the end of the day on May 31st. Submit applications to Jon Rueter. The position requires at least 30% effort.
Media resources for faculty: a reminder of how to promote news beyond News Links.
Honors and Appointments
American Association for Cancer Research news: Alan Ashworth, PhD was elected to the AACR Board of Directors, Jennifer Grandis, MD was elected to the AACR nominating committee, and Bruce Alberts, PhD was named an AACR fellow.
Medical student Ashley Bach has been named a San Francisco Bay Area Albert Schweitzer Fellow.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute news: medical students Daniel Hoffman and Chung-an (Max) Wu have been awarded HHMI medical research fellowships and medical student John Huizar has been funded for a second year in the program.
May 4 – Not Just Fun and Games: The Sociopolitical Import of "Recreational" Genetics: Alondra Nelson, PhD (Laurel Heights)
May 4 – Inquiry Symposium and Pathways to Discovery Awards (Parnassus)
May 7 – UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health – 20th Anniversary Celebration (Sutter St.)
May 9 – Salute to Excellence (Parnassus)
May 10 - Jun 14 – Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Bone and Joints: Injury and Repair (Parnassus)
May 11 - Jun 15 – Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Mental Health and Illness (Parnassus)
May 12 – Multispecialty Transgender Grand Rounds (Parnassus)
May 12 – Ramón Rising: A Conversation with Dr. Ramón Resa (Parnassus)
May 12, 19, 26 – UC Oracles Toastmasters meetings (Parnassus)
May 12 - Jun 16 – Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Integrative Medicine and Mindfulness (Parnassus)
May 16 – EVCP Special Guest: Michael V. Drake, MD on Leadership (Parnassus)
May 18 – Salute to Excellence (Mission Bay)
May 21 – Pregnancy Loss Art Therapy Workshop (Mission Bay)
May 26 – Helen Nahm Research Lecture: Sharon Kaufman, PhD (Parnassus)
July 17 – AIDS Walk
July 25-27 – National Latino Cancer Summit (Mission Bay)
Dieter Gruenert, PhD, a longtime otolaryngology and head and neck surgery faculty member, has passed away.
Richard Havel, MD, a world-renowned researcher and former director of the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute, has passed away.
Tip of the Month
May is for makeover: this month, we have transitioned to using Exact Target, a Salesforce application, as our News Links publishing platform. As a reader, what content do you want to receive more of or less of? And how do you want it to look? Please share your feedback to help us make future News Links useful and engaging.