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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

Highlights from UCSF's Annual Education Showcase April 14, 2016

Pictured: Karen Mann, BN, MSc, PhD, Dalhousie University, delivers keynote address at the Showcase.Photo credit: Karen Brent Over 200 UCSF medical education innovators recently attended The Center for Faculty Educator’s (CFE) annual showcase April 3-5, 2016. The three-day event highlights and celebrates the scholarly work of UCSF faculty educators, learners and staff through a series of workshops and scholarly presentations, including six plenary presentations chosen by the Academy of Medical... 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

UCSF Presence at AAMC Annual Meeting October 26, 2012

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting will be held in San Francisco November 1-7, 2012. This is the first time the AAMC has met in San Francisco since 2002. UCSF has a strong presence at this year's meeting and below is a list of presentations or events feature UCSF staff and faculty. This list was provided by the AAMC and may not be complete. It list the name of the primay presenter or host only and there are many other UCSF community members who will participate... Read More

Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators welcomes the Class of 2012 August 07, 2012

A dozen new members have been selected for the Academy Class of 2012!Please join us in welcoming the following colleagues who will join the Academy in September:Kenny Bahn, MD – Emergency Medicine / UCSF FresnoDavid Duong, MD, MS – Emergency MedicineEllen Haller, MD – PsychiatryGregory Hendey, MD – Emergency Medicine / UCSF FresnoRenee Kinman, MD, PhD – Pediatrics / UCSF FresnoLindsay Mazotti, MD – Medicine, Kaiser PermanenteMeg McNamara, MD – PediatricsHeather Nye, MD, PhD – MedicineGlenn... Read More

Academy11: Academy of Medical Educators Annual Update June 18, 2012

The UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators has published their 2011 report covering the Academy's activities. In this issue, the Academy11 magazine highlights the themes of "community and connection" and "change and new beginnings".Read the report online Read More

Helen Loeser Appointed as Director of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators June 07, 2012

Immediate ReleaseI am pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Loeser, MD, MSc, as the director of the Academy of Medical Educators (AME). Dr. Loeser succeeds Molly Cooke, MD, whose visionary leadership over the past 12 years has been instrumental in establishing the UCSF AME as a national and international leader in recognizing, rewarding, and fostering the careers of medical educators. Dr. Cooke will transition her AME leadership responsibilities to Dr. Loeser this month.Dr. Loeser is a... Read More