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News Links May 2016

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

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Feature Story

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



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.