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UCSF Art Show October 1-4 October 01, 2012

The UCSF Art Show is being held at the Millberry Conference Center this week Oct 1 – 4Come and appreciate the work of our peers on campus.  Our lunch time talks (12noon to 1pm) are special this year.On Tuesday,  Julia Kay will be showing Digital Art, for the iPad, iPhone and smartphone apps.On Wednesday, David Hand, will be talking and showing us Cell phone photography.On Thursday, Rachel Rodi is giving a talk on the Community Mosaic Project.Please feel free to share this with your peers,... Read More

Welcome Tim Galbreath to UCSF and Medical Education September 14, 2012

Please join us in welcoming Tim Galbreath to UCSF and Medical Education.  Tim coordinates two programs within Medical Education and the campus at large. Tim is working with Gail Persily and Pat O’Sullivan on faculty development, focusing specifically on educational technology and with Carrie Chen in the Health Professions Education (HPE) Pathway.  Tim comes to us with three years of experience in public relations as well as program management experience in the nonprofit sector.  He will play a... Read More

Hispanic Business Media names UCSF School of Medicine #1 Top Rated Medical School August 30, 2012

UCSF School of Medicine has once again been named #1 Top Rated Medical School by HispanicBusiness Media Inc.Each year, HispanicBusiness measures and ranks the effectiveness of the nation’s universities in attracting Hispanic students. To understand the effect of these schools on Hispanics, HispanTelligence, the research arm of, assesses the nation’s top universities for Hispanics in the fields of medicine, business, engineering and law.The 40 universities—10 in each degree... Read More

Job Opening: Kanbar Center Financial and Programming Coordinator August 20, 2012

Kanbar Center for Simulation and Clinical Education supports UCSF's educational mission of teaching, learning, and assessment through simulation recreating routine and complex situations, thereby improving patient care and safety.  The center’s learning activities cover the entire spectrum of patient care, from practice of history taking and physical examination to interprofessional team training and procedural skills practice.Under the direction of the Kanbar Center Operations Director, this... Read More

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Comings and Goings: Jewel Smally August 09, 2012

Please join us in wishing well to Jewel Smally, a valued member of the Medical Education team. Jewel has been with us for nine years and has provided extraordinary results in the Kanbar Center during her tenure.  In addition to her role as Financial Analyst shortly following the center’s move to the new Teaching and Learning Center, Jewel mastered the administrative support of the B-Line Medical Clinical Skills audio and visual and evaluation tool.  Jewel is departing our group at the end of... 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

Welcome Jenny Crawford: FPC Coordinator August 03, 2012

Please join us in welcoming our new FPC Coordinator,  Jenny Crawford, who started with Medical Education on August 2nd.Jenny recently received her MPH from Capella University and previously earned her MA in Education from Aliant International University in 2008.  Jenny has several years of relevant experience managing events, communicating with instructors and students, and designing and implementing trainings and educational curricula. Most recently she was a training consultant and health... Read More

Free Online UCSF Courses Attract Thousands of Students July 31, 2012

In the first 24 hours after announcing UCSF’s first online classes through the website Coursera, more than 2,500 students signed up for those first three, free classes, signaling what could be a significant expansion in UCSF’s ability to reach a wide audience with its health science courses.UCSF will launch its Coursera classes in January 2013, starting with “Clinical Problem Solving,” “Contraception: Choices, Culture and Consequences,” and “Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention... Read More

Job Opening: Data and Records Analyst July 30, 2012

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) is the portion of the SOM Dean’s Office responsible for the education of every UCSF Medical Student. Its four sub-units; Assessment and Professional Development, Clinical Learning, Medical Student Services, and UME central; oversee the curricular and student services components of the MD program. Our purpose is to guide medical students and faculty from diverse backgrounds through journeys to excellence and leadership in patient care, research, education,... Read More

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A Curriculum for the 21st Century Physician July 26, 2012

During much of the previous century, the image of the stereotypical doctor was television’s Marcus Welby, MD: a warmly paternal and quietly heroic family doctor who worked mostly on his own, often while fighting against “the system” on behalf of the patients and his community. And of course, he was male, just as the nurses he worked with were inevitably female. To practice medicine effectively in the 21st Century, whether in a reformed system in the US or almost anywhere in the world, calls for... Read More