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Admissions' New Digs! October 03, 2008

The remodel of the Admissions Office Suite C-200 was completed last week.The Admissions team, Nancy, Christy, Hallen, and Kathy (pictured here) are in the process of moving back in. The space has been remodeled to include natural light and plenty of private office space.Stop by to say hello and see the newly remodeled office. Read More

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Fastpay Program Expanded September 26, 2008

The Medical Center's Fastpay program has expanded to include:Nursing Courtyard CaffeCarmelina's TaqueriaCafe BelliniPalio PaninotecaPanda ExpressSubwayUniversity Bookstore (COMING SOON!)University Express (COMING SOON!)University Tech Store (COMING SOON!)What is FastPay? FastPay is the new cashless program available to faculty, staff, student, and other individuals affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Developed by the Department of Nutrition & Food Services (... Read More

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Quarterly Medical Education Staff Meetings September 26, 2008

Medical Education will be hosting the first all staff meeting on October 29th from 8:30am - 10:30am. We are planning quarterly Medical Education Staff Meetings to increase communications across Medical Education units. These meetings will provide time for Medical Education staff to share information and updates on unit projects. More information on the October 29th meeting to follow. Read More

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Medical Education Fall Social - October 16th September 26, 2008

Vice Dean Irby would like to invite everyone to enjoy a Fall Celebration honoring the start of a new academic year for medical education.We will host the event at our new medical education suite at China Basin/Wharfside Building across from AT&T Park.The celebration starts at 3pm with an open house at the medical education suite, following by reception at the Promenade.China Basin Landing85 Berry Street, Suite 5350Transportation Options: (Map)Parking is available for $8 at Lot A of AT&T... Read More

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Pathways to Discovery Coordinator Position September 26, 2008

We are excited to begin the recruitment for the Pathways to Discovery Coordinator. The Coordinator will serve as the administrative manager to coordinate the five pathways to discovery areas, including enrollment and progress of trainees, oversight of training funds, and coordinating Pathways Director meetings and executive meetings. The Coordinator will serve as the strategic coordinator to develop, implement, and evaluate the policies, procedures, and processes to oversee the Pathways... Read More

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Educational Research Analyst I Position Posted September 26, 2008

We are excited to announce the recruitment for the Educational Research Analyst I who will support the Educational Research unit. The research analyst provides broad educational research support to faculty and students in professions education. The Research Analyst will perform data collection and preparation, survey design, and assist with data organization and statistical analysis. They will provide pre- and post-award coordination for educational research grants, and provide... Read More

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White Coat Ceremony September 19, 2008

The Office of Student Affairs completed a successful orientation week with the White Coat Ceremony. The Dean's Office wrote a feature article on the significance of the white coat. Check out the article to get to know some of the new faces in Medical Education White Coats on a Rainbow of Students Read More

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Staff Survey Results Look Good for Medcial Education September 19, 2008

The results of the 2008 Staff Opinion Survey show a marked increase in overall ratings for Medical Education Units from the 2006 survey. We would like to thank everyone for participating in the Staff Opinion Survey, your feedback is valued by the leadership team, directors, and managers of Medical Education. We had an approximately 61% response rate, up from 27% in 2006. The Assistant Dean and directors are reviewing the results and are looking forward to working with everyone on getting... Read More

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ISU Service Guidelines 2008-2009 September 19, 2008

Rhona Synman, Project Manager for the Dean's Office Information Services Unit presented the units 08-09 Service Guidelines to the Medical Education Directors on Thursday. ISU provides implementation and maintenance support for strategic administrative applications for the School of Medicine.Web ServicesIn partnership with Communications, ISU has committed to trying to update each DO Unit web site once every 3 years. High profile sites, such as Admissions, will receive yearly updates. Sites... Read More

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The Greening of Student Orientation September 19, 2008

This year, the Office of Student Affairs replaced paper welcome folders with USB flash drives for all incoming medical students. OSA saved over 7000 pieces of paper and 10 hours of staff time previously used to make copies and stuff the folders. In addition, students received re-usable School of Medicine water bottles. These water bottles will replace the ordering of disposable plastic water bottles for events throughout the year. After 5 class-wide events, we will have saved 750 plastic water... Read More

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