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News Links October 2014


Students develop critical and creative thinking skills through immersive lab research and mentoring in the Molecular Medicine Pathways program. Learn more about how students are gaining novel insight into disease here.


Bruce Wintroub, MD, was appointed Interim Dean of the School of Medicine.


Fifteen UCSF residency training programs ranked in the top 10 in a national survey conducted by the online physician network Doximity and U.S. News & World Report.

The latest AnesthesiaNews, the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care newsletter, is now available.

Innovations Funding for Education 2015 has an open call for proposals to address a range of priorities in the education of UCSF students and trainees. Proposals will be developed and submitted via the UCSF Open Proposals platform, which encourages feedback, proposal improvement, and collaboration. Learn how to submit proposals or participate as a commenter here.

Sign up for a Teach for UCSF Certificate based on UCSF Educational Skills Workshops. Choose one or more of three tracks: General, Clinical and Simulation Teaching.

View this calendar for UCSF Educational Skills Workshops and Med Ed Grand Rounds.


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

October 3 – VET NET Ally Seminar (RSVP)

October 8 – Block Party 8 and 150th Anniversary Campus Celebration: Mission Bay

October 8 – On the Practice and Science of Meditation

October 9 – UCSF Teaching & Learning Center Day

Fall 2014 – Osher Center’s Mini Medical School for the Public

  • October 7 – December 2: Eye Health and Disease

  • October 9 – November 20: Developmental Disabilities

  • October 15 – November 19: The Kids Are All Right: Adolescent Health Care

October 15 Med Ed Grand Rounds: Engaging Different-Level Learners in the Workplace (also streamed online)

October 16 – Faculty Mentoring Lunchtime Series: Lennart Mucke, MD

October 17 – UCSF Health Disparities Research Symposium

October 23 - November 1 – Bay Area Science Festival in conjunction with the 150th UCSF anniversary. The festival is the largest event organized by the University, with over 70,000 attending the 50 events.

October 23-24 – The Stem Cell Niche Symposium


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

  • 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 beginning July 2015.

  • Submit your questions prior to the Town Hall at [email protected]

November 12 - Mannequin-Based Simulations: Planning and Scenario Design

November 18 – Insider Tips: How to Succeed as Faculty and Family in San Francisco

November 18 – Large Group Teaching

November 24 - Developing Skills in the Art of Effective Feedback



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