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News Links January 2015



More scientists are working in clinical departments, fostering collaborations and insightful exchanges.



January 8 – “The Art of Medicine: Remembering That Who You Are is as Important as What You Know”: Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, founder and co-director of The Healer’s Art

January 8, 15, 22, 29 UC Oracles Toastmasters meetings, N-729, 12-1pm

January 13CFAR Symposium – HIV Persistence: Progress and Problems in the Search for an HIV Cure

January 13CTSI Symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research – “The Evolving Landscape of PCORI and Comparative Effectiveness Research:  Priorities and Opportunities” - plenary lecture by PCORI Executive Director Joe Selby, MD, MPH with additional presentations

January 145th Annual Wellness Expo Parnassus (additional events 1/7 Laurel Heights, 1/8 Mission Bay, 1/9 SFGH, 1/12 MCB, 1/13 Mt. Zion, 1/14 Parnassus)

January 15UCSF Informatics & Digital Health Day

January 21UCSF Symposium on Autism

January 23Allison J. Doupe Memorial Symposium


January is National Mentorship Month (register online)

January 15 – Faculty Mentoring Lunchtime Session: Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD on Advancement & Promotion

January 20 – Reverse Mentoring: Stories of Managing Up in a Mentoring Relationship

January 27 – Speed Mentoring for Postdocs



February 10 - March 17 – Mini Medical School: Women’s Health

February 11 - March 18 – Mini Medical School: Guidelines for Cancer & Heart Disease Prevention

February 12 - March 19 – Mini Medical School: Disaster Preparedness

March 19Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium





Roger Boles, MD, former chair of otolaryngology, has passed away.

Robert S. Wallerstein, MD, professor emeritus and former chair of psychiatry, has passed away.


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