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News Links December 2015

A Monthly Digest for Faculty and Staff at UCSF School of Medicine

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Ready, set, Bridges: a dispatch from the Medical Education Retreat.


A Macy Foundation interview with Vice Dean for Education Catherine Lucey, MD, on how technology can improve health and education.

Do you have a wild idea that could significantly impact cancer? Apply for the Cancer Center Impact Grant, a $250,000 funding opportunity to support a high-risk, high-reward research project! Any area relevant to cancer will be considered, and anyone from the UCSF community may apply. Proposals due 12/18.


December 2Tis the Season for Hope & Gratitude! (Women’s Health Center)

December 3Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture – Mitchell Katz, MD: Local Health Departments as Laboratories for Policy Change (Parnassus)

December 4Archives & Special Collections Lecture – The Transformation of Anesthesia: 1900-1960 (Parnassus)

December 10Annual Bruce Hasegawa Lecture – Matthew Bernstein, PhD: Compact 3T MRI Scanner with High Performance Gradients (Parnassus)

December 16 – Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds – Diana Coffa, MD: Integrative Approaches to Chronic Pain (Osher Center)

UCSF Educational Skills Workshops with space available:


January 22It's About a Billion Lives Symposium: Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF (Parnassus)

January 24-27Personalized Medicine World Conference (Mountain View)

February 2CTSI Symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research (Laurel Heights)

April 3Accelerated Path to Teach for UCSF Certificates

April 4-5 – Education Showcase with keynote speaker Karen Mann, PhD


The 2015 Class of John A. Watson Scholars: Matthew Bucknor, MD; Valy Fontil, MD; Christina Mangurian, MD; Lionel Metz, MD; Meghan Morris, PhD, MPH; Jessica Opoku-Anane, MD; Lynn Ramirez, MD; Sarah Schaeffer, MD, MPH; and Charlene Swift, MD, PhD.

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