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Near Fatal Accident Helped Man Graduate From UCSF Medical School
He was almost killed at 19 in a freak accident at a tire factory–but Andres Anaya describes the event now as the best thing that’s ever happened to him. “I was literally being crushed to death, suffocated to death. My legs went numb,” said Anaya, describing how hydraulic doors on a machine malfunctioned. “If it wasn’t for that accident, I wouldn’t be here right now.”
Now 40 years old, Anaya is referring to his graduation from UCSF’s School of Medicine. Friday afternoon, he and dozens of his classmates gathered at Davies Symphony Hall near San Francisco City Hall for their commencement. Read more
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We are excited to announce the launch of our second physical exam mobile learning app, the UCSF Musculoskeletal Exam Tutor App for the iPhone and iPad!It presents an innovative approach to learning the musculoskeletal physical exam, with clinical cases and a library of real patient videos, to help you perfect your understanding and execution of the MSK exam.
Faculty Approve Blueprint for Bridges Curriculum
iROCKET and the CLE will be getting a new look including a mobile them on August 2. Find out more now and please take a look after August 2!
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Heather Nye, MD, PhD will serve as Course Director for first- and second-year medical student Foundations of Patient Care (FPC) course as of July 1, 2014. Dr. Nye will lead the course overall, in addition to continuing her leadership of the Prologue and physical examination skills portion of FPC. She will continue to be supported by a team of co-directors . . .
The voices of many are the foundation of the new Bridges Curriculum. To hear what the various constituencies at UCSF deem most important to advancing physician education, UCSF Medical Education gathered educators, clinicians, scientists, staff and students at the Presidio Institute in March for a day of brainstorming at the 2014 Medical Education Retreat.