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Education for Everyone May 15, 2012

Coursera is changing the face of education globally, and invites you to expand your knowledge base with high quality courses from the top universities, free of charge. Coursera hosts courses from Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and University of Pennsylvania. For more information visit Read More

Posted Under: Community, staff, Staff

Whisper in my soul May 15, 2012

“Whisper in My Soul,” a reading of conversations from letters exchanged by UCSF medical, nursing and pharmacy students and UCSF patients coping with life-threatening illnesses, will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 31 at the Mount Zion campus 1600 Divisadero St., Herbst Hall, second floor. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited to both performances. Donations accepted.For more information, contact Cindy Perlis, director of Art for Recovery, at 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

School of Medicine Staff Appreciation May 08, 2012

Each year, the School of Medicine dedicates the month of May as Staff Appreciation month.  Please join us at one of our events!Salute to ExcellenceJoin together with the leadership of the school for an informal reception to celebrate you and your colleagues for another year of hard work and dedication to the school’s mission.  Ice cream cones for all! Wednesday, May 30 – 3:30-5:00pm – Parnassus, Millberry Union Conference CenterUCSF Staff Appreciation Movie NightShowing “The Muppets”! Bring... Read More

Posted Under: administration, Faculty, Staff

Congratulate Green Award Recipient Kristen Fitzhenry at the UCSF LivingGreen Fair on May 10 May 04, 2012

Kristen Fitzhenry will be presented an award at the  LivingGreen Fair for her efforts in keeping our campus Green!Kristen created, organized, and chairs Team Green committee for the SOM Dean's office units –she created, wrote, and finalized Green charter and initiatives with the Team.  She researches and disseminates Green tips for Med Ed blog and is a constant proponent of greening initiatives in her workplace. Examples include saving paper by not printing agendas for meetings and sharing... Read More

Posted Under: Community, Faculty, green, staff, Staff

Maureen Mitchell Retires May 25 After 26 Years of UC Service May 03, 2012

As you may have heard, our precious Maureen Mitchell will be retiring this year after 26 amazing years of service to the School of Medicine. Maureen is adamant that she doesn't want a big party and has asked us instead to collect information from alums with whom she has worked over the years so she can hear what they are doing now. We have finally given into her insistence on "NO PARTY!" and so simply ask you to fill out this survey (and forward to any other alums you know who might have some... 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

Chancellor Celebrates Excellence in Education April 18, 2012

Download a PDF version of the poster.UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, celebrated excellence in education during her 2012 commencement address to be webcast live on Tuesday, April 24.The UCSF community is invited to watch the recorded address.  Read More