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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

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

IT Innovation Contest- Explore Your Creativity! July 20, 2012

Announcement from Elazar HarelVice Chancellor Information Technical ServicesIn the spirit of promoting creativity and innovation at UCSF, I am pleased to announce an exciting IT Innovation Contest.  We are launching this experiment because we believe that giving people space and time to explore their creativity can result in magnificent and unexpected results.  We don't expect that every project chosen will necessarily be successful, but part of this initiative is to take some risks and explore... Read More

Academy of Medical Educators Announces Eight New Innovations Funding Grants May 11, 2012

The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF is pleased to announce eight new Innovations Funding grant awards for the 2012-2013 academic year. Totaling over $175,000, these intramural grants are expected to make significant contributions to curricular and educational excellence in the UCSF School of Medicine. Visit Read More

MedEDPORTAL Featured Publication: Dr. Louise Aronson March 28, 2012

UCSF LEaP (Learning from your Experiences as a Professional): Guidelines for Critical ReflectionThese literature-derived guidelines provide a stand-alone tool instructors can use to help learners effectively reflect on their learning, experiences and professional development. The three page guidelines include instructions on effective use (page 1), a step by step guide through the reflective process (page 2), and answers to a set of frequently asked questions (page 3). They were developed for... Read More

The 2011-12 Essential Core Teaching Awards (ECTA): April 18 March 27, 2012

Please join us in celebration of the 2011-12 Essential Core Teaching Award winners!Ceremony and Reception:Wednesday, April 18, 20123:00 pm in Parnassus Campus Room HSW-301Commitment to Teaching Peter V. Chin-Hong, MD, MAS Associate ProfessorMedicine, Microbiology & ImmunologyNomination for I-3 Small Group InstructorInspirational TeacherBradley Frazee, MDClinical ProfessorEmergency MedicineNomination for FPC YR2 PreceptorOutstanding LectureJane Koehler, MDProfessorMedicineNomination for I-3... Read More

Don't Miss it! 2012 TEDMED April 10-13 conference: live simulcast at Parnassus & Mission Bay campuses March 22, 2012

The April 10-13 simulcast is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and hosted by our Pathways to Discovery, UCSF’s program to train the next generation of health and health care researchers, scholars, advocates, and leaders. Afternoon sessions on Wednesday and Thursday will include discussions led by UCSF moderators.  Schedule of sessions and  RSVP form*RSVPs are not required but would help with planning efforts. The actual list of speakers will be out soon but the great... Read More

UCSF Interprofessional Education Rounds - April 9 March 20, 2012

Interprofessional Education: Implications for Crisis Resource ManagementA talk by visiting scholar Sylvain Boet, MD, MEd, University of Ottawa, CanadaApril 9, 2012, 11am-1pm in N-417 & 423 Agenda:11am-noon: “Meet the Researcher” session (an informal opportunity to talk to Dr. Boet over coffee/pastries)noon-1pm: Presentation and discussion About the presenter: Dr. Sylvain Boet is a researcher who is particularly interested in interprofessional simulation-based education and crisis resource... Read More