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Last year, UCSF finished in first place among all San Francisco AIDS Walk teams. Bring us to the top again this year by joining or donating to the School of Medicine team.
UCSF recently launched Pulse, a news website for faculty and staff with stories, events and quick links.
A note to teaching faculty: as of May 2015, letters of recommendation for residency for all applicants must be uploaded to the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) using the ERAS Letter of Recommendation Portal. Letters must be uploaded by either the letter author or his/her designee.
July 19 – AIDS Walk
July 23 – Greening Healthcare Workshop (Mission Bay)
SAVE THE DATE
September 10 – Faculty Development Day (Laurel Heights)
September 28 – The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Celebration of New Members (Parnassus)
October 13 – November 17 (Tue) – Radiology and Medical Imaging
October 14 – December 2 (Wed; no session 11/11) – Dementia
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
Rochelle Dicker, MD, received a Service to Medicine and Community Award from the University of Vermont College of Medicine Medical Alumni Association.
SOM graduate students Ruby Lin and Lisa White were named San Francisco Bay Area Schweitzer Fellows for 2015-2016.
Keith Yamamoto, PhD, was named to a national advisory group on the use of genome editing technologies as part of a National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine initiative.
Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil, was named interim chief of the Mt. Zion Division of General Internal Medicine, effective June 1, 2015. Dr. Feldman, professor of medicine and associate vice provost for faculty mentoring and co-director of the mentor development program at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), will assist in the leadership transition at the Mt. Zion Division of General Internal Medicine as the current Division Chief Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, is leaving UCSF to assume the role of director of National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD).
Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD, former professor of medicine, UCSF alumna and one of the founding members of the Academy of Medical Educators, has passed away.
VIDEO OF THE MONTH
In case you missed it: Dr. Kimberly Topp’s “Last Lecture” on unconditional love, hard work and helping those who are less fortunate.
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