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Papadakis Receives Chancellor Diversity Award For Disability Issues October 01, 2014

 Maxine A. Papadakis, MD, is a professor of medicine and a practicing internist at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center. She is the associate dean for students in the School of Medicine and a leading investigator in the field of professionalism.Recently, "Dr. P," as she is known to her students, has turned her attention to studying the performance of medical students with protected disabilities, focusing on their abilities. Along with her colleague Arianne Teherani, MD, they... Read More

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Welcome David A. Leonard to Medical Education May 23, 2014

Welcome new Ilios Support Analyst, Dave Leonard, to Medical Education!Dave was born and raised in southern CA and attended UCSB, graduating in 1989 with a B.A. in Business Economics.Dave has 15 years of IT experience with customizing packaged software and programming custom database solutions as well as providing many levels of customer support (application, network, and training).  He has been programming and maintaining primarily Microsoft-based client / server applications and is... 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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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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AAMC - Call for Submissions Now Open March 14, 2014

The 2014 AAMC Medical Education MeetingAccelerating Learning. Fostering Connections.November 6 – 7, 2014Swissotel Hotel, ChicagoThe AAMC Medical Education Meeting is a unique, scholarly forum offering professionals from across the medical education continuum the opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in the field, connect with thought leaders, network with peers, and identify the critical skills they need to advance their careers. Medical educators at every stage of their career... Read More

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School of Medicine Retreat Envisions Ideal Learning Environments March 03, 2014

The UCSF School of Medicine held its annual Dean’s Leadership Retreat in January, this year dedicated to envisioning the ideal learning environment for health professions students, graduate students, graduate medical education trainees, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.Designed by a team led by Vice Dean Catherine Lucey, MD, the retreat attracted top faculty from throughout the University who gathered at the Presidio to take stock of the changes sweeping through both education and health... Read More

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New Program Director for PRIME-US January 06, 2014

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Leigh Kimberg, MD as the new Program Director for PRIME-US, a five-year track at the UCSF School of Medicine and the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program for students committed to working with urban underserved communities.Leigh has been a volunteer faculty member at UCSF for 19 years while working for the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) at the Maxine Hall Health Center. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and the... Read More

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