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News Links November 2014

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 5Faculty Mentoring Lunchtime Series: Kathryn Lee, RN, PhD, FAAN, CBSM

November 5Space Planning Town Hall 3-4PM in HSW-302 and via webcast (posted on 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 6UC 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 18Insider Tips: How to Succeed as Faculty and Family in San Francisco

November 21GHECon: Global Health Economics Consortium

November 24Developing Skills in the Art of Effective Feedback

January 13CTSI Symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research


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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