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Highlights from UCSF's 2017 Education Showcase March 30, 2017

"As educators, we need to critically reflect on the relationship between how we train individuals in medical education and their ability to collectively deliver quality healthcare," said Lorelei Lingard, PhD, during her keynote address at the annual UCSF Education Showcase, hosted by the Center for Faculty Educators (CFE), at the Mission Bay and Parnassus campuses. Lorelei Lingard, PhD; photo by Marco Sanchez, UCSF DM Photography Her address was one of more than 30 workshops, plenary talks... Read More

UCSF Celebrates Ten Years of the Groundbreaking PISCES Program March 09, 2017

March 9, 2017 On January 28, current students, alumni, and faculty gathered at Mission Bay to celebrate ten years of the Parnassus Integrated Student Clinical Experience (PISCES) longitudinal clerkship.  With keynote presentations by Catherine Lucey, MD, Vice Dean for Education, Molly Cooke, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Director of Education for Global Health Sciences, and David Irby, PhD, Professor of Medicine, as well as PISCES alumni presentations and a patient panel, the... Read More

CFE News: April 2016 May 02, 2016

The Center for Faculty Educators (CFE) News provides regular updates for our educator community: educators, education scholars, educational leaders, residents and students, volunteer clinical faculty (VCF), and Academy of Medical Educators (AME) members. In this Issue: Education Showcase Highlights May 11: Plan to Attend special Med Ed Grand Rounds on "Improving Handoffs by Applying Cognitive Load Theory" TickToC: An Educational Sciences Article in a Minute Read more...   Send any... Read More

2015 Teaching to Choose Wisely Awardees June 17, 2015

The "Teaching to Choose Wisely" campaign is an initiative designed 1) to prepare clinicians to implement high-value decisions, and 2) to develop educators with focused expertise in teaching the principles and practice of healthcare value.  The project titles and team leaders are: "The PedsValue Module: A Nationally Developed Pediatric High-Value Care Education Series" (Dr. Ryan Padrez, Pediatrics) "Teaching Resident Surgeons the Costs Associated with Surgical Supplies" (Dr. Matthew Truesdale... Read More

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New Center for Faculty Educators Announced March 25, 2015

 Who is designing and building the most innovative medical school curriculum in the world?Who leads its implementation across the campus and in our diverse clinical settings?Who makes our residency training programs among the most desired by graduates?Who leads innovation and research to create the physicians of the 21st century? The answer lies in the extraordinary faculty educators of the UCSF School of Medicine.To maximize support of, and advocacy for, our educators, the School of Medicine... Read More

Hauer Appointed Associate Dean Competency Assessment and Professional Standards January 22, 2015

Karen Hauer, MDWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Hauer MD as the Associate Dean for Competency Assessment and Professional Standards for the UCSF School of Medicine undergraduate medical education program. This is a reclassification of her existing role as Director of Student Assessment, in recognition of the contributions she has made in that position and the added responsibilities that are now necessary given advances in the field and redesign of the UCSF School of... Read More

Innovations Funding for Education April 21, 2014

A collaborative call for proposals to create innovative approaches to teaching and learning at UCSFThe Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, in collaboration with the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, the Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education, the School of Medicine Office of Medical Education and the Program for the Aging Century, is pleased to announce 16 new Education Innovations Funding awards for the 2014-2015 academic year. Totaling $283,502, these... Read More

Phaedra Bell, Director, UME, elected to serve on WGEA Steering Committee April 14, 2014

Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA)Newly Elected Member-at-Large  Phaedra Bell, PhD (UC San Francisco, School of Medicine)Director, Undergraduate Medical Education  Phaedra’s professional experience has focused on program, organizational, and professional development in higher education. At both public and private universities, she has led diverse teams of colleagues to transform faculty, staff, and educational programs. An alum of the Harvard Macy Institute Program in Leading... Read More

UCSF Clinical Enterprise Strategic Plan April 07, 2014

A strategic plan was recently completed for the UCSF Clinical Enterprise called “UCSF Vision 2020.” With the implementation of this plan, the medical center and children’s hospital will provide innovative, high-quality, cost-competitive clinical services, and deliver an unparalleled patient experience across the entire care continuum. With many important initiatives underway throughout the clinical enterprise, this strategic plan will help focus our efforts on those that will be most beneficial... Read More

Congratulations to the New Endowed Chair Holders- AME March 20, 2014

Congratulations!To the Academy of Medical Educatiors newly appointed matched endowed chair holders, whose five-year term begins on July 1:Anna Chang, MDGold-headed Cane Endowed Education Chair in Internal Medicine(succeeding Karen Hauer, MD)Patricia O'Sullivan, EdDEndowed Chair in Surgical Education(succeeding Andre Campbell, MD)Mark Rollins, MD, PhDSol M. Shnider, MD, Endowed Chair for Anesthesia Education(succeeding Manuel Pardo, Jr., MD)Brian Schwartz, MDGold-headed Cane Endowed Teaching... Read More

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