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The relaunched Mission in a Minute video series features UCSF researchers, clinicians and educators who share what drives them and how it will benefit our world.
Seven UCSF specialties ranked in the top 5 in the inaugural U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities report.
Many have asked how to support our volunteers who are travelling to West Africa to respond to the Ebola epidemic. One way you can help is by donating vacation days to cover the time they will spend abroad. Instructions and FAQ are on this web page, which is continually updated.
The Preterm Birth Initiative (Ob-Gyn and GHS) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the UCSF Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Preterm Birth. The goal is to develop the next generation of transdisciplinary researchers at UCSF focused on decreasing the global burden of prematurity. Contact Dr. Craig Cohen or Hannah Park for more information.
November 5 – Faculty Mentoring Lunchtime Series: Kathryn Lee, RN, PhD, FAAN, CBSM
November 5 – Space Planning Town Hall 3-4PM in HSW-302 and via webcast (posted on http://space.ucsf.edu). Join Campus Planning, Capital Programs and leadership to receive an overview of all major construction and space projects at UCSF including the Parnassus Modernization Plan, with seismic renovations to Clinical Sciences Building and UC Hall. Submit your questions prior to the Town Hall at [email protected].
November 6 – UC Oracles Toastmasters Fall Open House, 12-1pm in Room N-721. Learn to speak and lead with confidence: come check out UCSF’s own Toastmasters Club. All are welcome and light refreshments will be served.
November 21 – GHECon: Global Health Economics Consortium
November 24 – Developing Skills in the Art of Effective Feedback
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January 13 – CTSI Symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
UCSF Chancellor Diversity Award recipients included Diane Havlir, MD, Cathy Garzio, MBA, and Crystal Nyitray for the Chancellor Diversity Award for the Advancement of Women; Maxine A. Papadakis, MD, and Bliss Temple, MD, for the Chancellor Diversity Award for Disability Issues; Carol Miller, MD, Rena J. Pasick, DrPH, and Flora Rutaganira for the Chancellor Diversity Award, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity.
National Institutes of Health High-Risk, High-Reward Program Award recipients included Wendell Lim, PhD, and Michael McManus, PhD, for the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award; Adam Abate, PhD, and Michael Rosenblum, MD, PhD, for the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award; and Robert Judson, PhD, and Glenn-Milos Santos, PhD, for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award.
Denise Chan, PhD, professor of radiation oncology and radiobiologist, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry and physiology and director of the UCSF Center for Integrative Neuroscience, have passed away.
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