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News Links February 2013


Calling all Artists!  Announcing UCSF’s first Recycled/Reclaimed Art Show.  Apply Now!

The Library recently installed two walking workstations, or Walkstations, in the Tech Commons on the 2nd floor. Combining a height-adjustable work surface and a low-speed treadmill, the Walkstation lets you walk comfortably, burn calories, and feel more energized while working at a computer. Go to the Library Tech Commons (CL240) to try them out.

The UCSF Center for Healthcare Value (CHV) is now launching the Caring Wisely Award, a request for proposals for interventions that are implementable at the UCSF Medical Center and reduce the cost of healthcare while maintaining or improving health without simply transferring costs to others.  

The deadline for Great People Award nominations is Friday, March 1, 2013.


Now-March1:    Service Learning Partnership Grants RFP Available
February 5:       Promoting Interactive Learning through Audience Response Systems
February 5:       OE Finance3 Town Hall
February 8:       It’s About a Billion Lives” Tobacco Research Symposium
February 8:       “Lessons from Global Health,” a talk by Tadataka Yamada, M.D.
February 22:     16th Annual Maurice Galante Lecture Featuring Malcolm Gladwell
February 26:     Course and Clinical Educator Skills Development Day – A Day of Faculty Development
February 26:     How Can We Integrate Health Care Improvement into the Core of Physician Development?


March 26:         6th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Panel on Diversity, Tuesday, 3/26 noon-1:30pm in Cole Hall.


R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA, received the Academic Senate’s Distinction in Mentoring Award.

Linda Giudice, MD, PhD, MSc, will receive the Journal of Women's Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Health Research.

Nathaniel Gleason, MD, and Toby Maurer, MD, were among those awarded The University of California’s Center for Health Quality and Innovation fellowships.

Sirina Keesara; Cecily Miller, MPH; Ruby Singhrao and Emily Treleaven, MPH, were announced as UC Global Health institute (UCGHI) Student Fellows.

Carol S. Camlin, PhD, MPH and  Megan J. Huchko, MD, MPH, were announced as UC Global Health institute (UCGHI) Junior Faculty Fellows.

Mark Jacobson, MD, received the 2012 Sarlo Award for Teaching Excellence.

Sharad Jain, MD, received the Academic Senate’s Distinction in Teaching Award.

Joseph Wong, MD received the AIDS Research Institute (ARI) Award for Outstanding Mentoring.


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