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Ready, set, Bridges: a dispatch from the Medical Education Retreat.
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 2 – Tis the Season for Hope & Gratitude! (Women’s Health Center)
December 4 – Archives & Special Collections Lecture – The Transformation of Anesthesia: 1900-1960 (Parnassus)
UCSF Educational Skills Workshops with space available:
January 25 – Conducting Scenario-Based Simulations
January 26 – Teaching Procedural Skills
SAVE THE DATE
January 22 – It's About a Billion Lives Symposium: Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF (Parnassus)
January 24-27 – Personalized Medicine World Conference (Mountain View)
February 2 – CTSI Symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research (Laurel Heights)
April 4-5 – Education Showcase with keynote speaker Karen Mann, PhD
HONORS & APPOINTMENTS
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.
American Association of Medical Colleges award recipients: Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, received the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award and Elisabeth Wilson, MD, MPH, received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award.
Niraj Sehgal, MD, was named chief quality officer and vice president for Quality at UCSF Health.
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