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News Links July/August 2014


The selection of School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS, as Chancellor has received wide coverage; read the campus news story.

In a personal essay republished our our website, Christina Mangurian, MD, reflects on the emotional toll of her ten-month-old son’s extended hospital stay as he battles a rare disease.


Call for nominations: Academy of Medical Educators 2014 Excellence in Teaching Awards. Submissions are due by July 22, 5PM.

Applications are now being accepted for the SOM 2014-2015 Leadership Development Program (LDP).  The full program description and the application are posted online.  Approximately twenty participants are selected each year for this competitive program; eligible staff employees are classified at Analyst IV and above.  The application deadline is August 20th.


July 20 Support or join the School of Medicine team at the 2014 San Francisco AIDS Walk! 

July 21 Prepare for Surgery

July 28-29 GHS Masters Students’ Capstone Presentations

July 30 Steve Blank, Lean LaunchPad Architect, Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF Speaker Series

August 3-5 UC Computing Services Conference at UCSF: the 32nd annual UCCSC is a great opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from across the system, and it will take place at UCSF this year.


September 22 Academy of Medical Educators Celebration of New Members

October 2 The Science of Global Health: What’s Next, UCSF Global Health Sciences symposium to mark its 10th anniversary


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