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The 2015 School of Medicine Facts & Figures cards are now available -- they are a tri-fold brochure version of our facts webpage used by departments, ORUs, centers and school and campus units for outreach, recruitment and publicity. We can provide cards to any unit on campus at no cost as long as supplies last. If you would like a batch, please pick them up at the SOM Dean's Office, S-224, or contact Shelley Wong.
Come join Interim Dean Bruce Wintroub and your colleagues at Salute to Excellence, the School of Medicine's annual staff appreciation receptions with delicious Ben & Jerry's ice cream! The Holly Smith Award winners will be presented with their awards at the Parnassus event. Dates: 5/14, 1:30-2:30pm, Genentech Hall; 5/20, 3-4:30pm, Millberry Union.
Join Living Well at UCSF on May 20th for UC Walks Day! Walk at the same time as thousands of UC students, faculty and staff and get a free UC Walks T-shirt (while supplies last). Events will be held at nine UCSF locations from 11am to 1pm.
EVENTS (P for Parnassus, MB for Mission Bay)
May 8 – (MB) Catalyst Awards Seminar Series-Panel Discussion: Commercializing Diagnostics in the Era of Precision Medicine (RSVP requested, open to the public, LiveStream available)
May 8 – (P) Pain Summit
May 14 – (MB) Salute to Excellence
May 20 – UC Walks Day
May 27 (P), June 11 (Mt. Zion), June 23 (Laurel Heights), July 9 (SF VA) – Matt Springer, PhD: Home Preparedness in Earthquake Country
May 29–30 – Alumni Weekend
May 19–June 23 – Palliative Care: Living As Well As Possible for As Long As Possible: For People with Serious Illness, Those Who Love Someone with Serious Illness, and the Curious
May 20–June 24 – Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Advances in Cardiology
SAVE THE DATE
June 24 – (MB) Rosenman Institute Symposium: How Precision Medicine is Transforming Medical Devices
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
Medical students Harjus Birk and John Huizar were selected for the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program.
Scott Coyle and Silvia Rouskin, PhD, each received the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award.
Margot Zarin-Pass has been awarded a fellowship from FASPE Medicine (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), an innovative international program in medical ethics.
Andrew Parsa, MD, former UCSF faculty member in the Department of Neurological Surgery, has passed away.
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