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A Monthly Digest for Faculty and Staff at UCSF School of Medicine

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Guiding students to promote lifelong learning.


Harold Collard, MD has been selected as the co-director of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute and will immediately step into his new role. This coincides with the retirement of Deborah Grady, MD, CTSI's co-director and one of its co-founders.


Support the School of Medicine AIDS Walk team: We are one of UCSF's many teams walking this Sunday to help fund HIV/AIDS programs and services throughout the Bay Area. Learn how you can join our team as a walker or donate (donations are still accepted after the Walk). Let's finish strong!

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Services has created online Zika virus resources for patients and healthcare providers.

UCSF Consultation Services can provide expert advice at every stage of research. Over 50 faculty consultants provide expert advice on biostatistics, study design, recruitment, data management and more. Staff will be available at the Mission Hall Hub (MH-1302) on July 19 from 11am-1pm to answer questions.

Faculty: Applications are open for the 2017 UCSF-Coro Faculty Leadership Collaborative. Deadline: August 12, 5pm.

Innovations Funding for Education has issued a call for proposal concepts. Deadline: August 15.

UCSF will train medical residents and fellows in Lean management principles as one of eight medical training sites to receive a grant from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education through its Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments intiative.

Honors and Appointments

  • 2016 UCSF Sustainability Awards

    • Alanya den Boer

    • Annemarie Donjacour, PhD

    • Royce Harner

    • Nicole Jackman, MD, PhD

    • Dan Kelly, MD

    • Jason Lang, MD, PhD

    • Mike Reid, MD

    • Alex Schrobenhauser-Clonan, MD

    • Matthew Spinelli, MD

    • Arianne Teherani, PhD

    • Corinna Zygourakis, MD


Tip of the Month

As you plan for next year, make meetings transformational through the Meeting Optimization Program, a leadership training workshop designed for SOM faculty and staff. Visit the website to learn how to schedule a workshop for your group of 10-40 people.