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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

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

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

Come meet Patch Adams, MD at UCSF! April 30--time change to 12:30 April 25, 2012

Medicine for fun, not fundsMonday, April 30, 12:30pm, Room N-225You may have heard of Patch Adams through the film about his life in medical school starring Robin Williams. The real Patch Adams is a doctor, but above all else an activist for peace, justice and care for all people.On Monday, April 30, Patch Adams will be visiting UCSF to speak with students and the UCSF community. He will introduce an innovative hospital model designed to address several of the core problems in healthcare... Read More

Register today: 2012 Education Day April 27 April 25, 2012

REGISTRATION OPEN: 2012 UCSF EDUCATION DAYUCSF Parnassus CampusFriday April 27, 2012The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators is proud to sponsor UCSF's 11th Annual Education Day, an event that showcases the scholarly work of faculty, residents, and students and fosters continued evaluation and dissemination of this work.The program presents peer-reviewed oral presentations, posters and hands-on workshops that focus on undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education. The program... Read More

AAMC Says Obama Budget Plan Threatens Access to Health Care February 23, 2012

AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., issued the following statement today on the Obama administration’s FY 2013 budget proposal: “The AAMC is deeply concerned about the impact the president’s budget will have on the nation’s health. The cuts to teaching hospitals through the plan’s drastic reductions to Medicare will hurt beneficiaries and exacerbate the already critical shortage of doctors in the United States. In addition, while we thank... Read More