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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

Highlights from UCSF's Annual Education Showcase April 14, 2016

Pictured: Karen Mann, BN, MSc, PhD, Dalhousie University, delivers keynote address at the Showcase.Photo credit: Karen Brent Over 200 UCSF medical education innovators recently attended The Center for Faculty Educator’s (CFE) annual showcase April 3-5, 2016. The three-day event highlights and celebrates the scholarly work of UCSF faculty educators, learners and staff through a series of workshops and scholarly presentations, including six plenary presentations chosen by the Academy of Medical... Read More

Posted Under: Academy Member, AME, RaDME, RaDME

Associate Dean Papadakis to Step Down/Position Announcement September 30, 2015

After 17 years serving the students and faculty of the UCSF School of Medicine, Dr. Maxine Papadakis has decided to step down as the Associate Dean for Students at the end of the academic year, June 2016. We are deeply grateful for the impact that Dr. “P,” as the students know her, has had in personally supporting students and in developing critical systems for wellbeing, advising, and mentoring programs for our community. In addition, her work in the field of professionalism is recognized... Read More

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Please welcome Abi Martin to the Medical Education Family! September 24, 2015

Medical education is pleased to announce the hire of our new Kanbar center Standardized patient trainer, Abi Martin. Born in Texas, Abi grew up in the mountains of West Virginia and fostered a love of outdoor adventure from a very young age, taking advantage of the white water rafting, hiking, and spelunking the Appalachian region offers throughout her childhood. She returned to Texas in high school and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Abi worked... Read More

Posted Under: staff, Staff

2015 Teaching to Choose Wisely Awardees June 17, 2015

The "Teaching to Choose Wisely" campaign is an initiative designed 1) to prepare clinicians to implement high-value decisions, and 2) to develop educators with focused expertise in teaching the principles and practice of healthcare value.  The project titles and team leaders are: "The PedsValue Module: A Nationally Developed Pediatric High-Value Care Education Series" (Dr. Ryan Padrez, Pediatrics) "Teaching Resident Surgeons the Costs Associated with Surgical Supplies" (Dr. Matthew Truesdale... Read More

Posted Under: award, Clinician, Community, Faculty, Public

New Center for Faculty Educators Announced March 25, 2015

 Who is designing and building the most innovative medical school curriculum in the world?Who leads its implementation across the campus and in our diverse clinical settings?Who makes our residency training programs among the most desired by graduates?Who leads innovation and research to create the physicians of the 21st century? The answer lies in the extraordinary faculty educators of the UCSF School of Medicine.To maximize support of, and advocacy for, our educators, the School of Medicine... Read More

Danielle Cohen joins the Anatomy Learning Center February 24, 2015

Danielle joined the team at UCSF Simulated Learning Centers on Monday, February 16, 2015. She graduated from UC Davis in 2013 with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and continued on to Georgetown University to earn her Masters in Physiology by 2014. Having taken anatomy at both institutions, she is well versed in the mechanics of a cadaver lab. Danielle is enthusiastic about becoming part of our team and looks forward to summer pre-dissections!In her spare time, Danielle is a lover of the outdoors... Read More

Posted Under: administration, Staff

Hauer Appointed Associate Dean Competency Assessment and Professional Standards January 22, 2015

Karen Hauer, MDWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Hauer MD as the Associate Dean for Competency Assessment and Professional Standards for the UCSF School of Medicine undergraduate medical education program. This is a reclassification of her existing role as Director of Student Assessment, in recognition of the contributions she has made in that position and the added responsibilities that are now necessary given advances in the field and redesign of the UCSF School of... Read More

2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting Live at UCSF October 29, 2014

The first national medical education hosted by the AAMC will take place on November 6-7 in Chicago. Due to popularity of this meeting registration has sold out but AAMC is streaming much of the content from the meeting LIVE. This service is FREE but registration is requiredWatch select live stream sessions at your desktop or host group viewing streamed into classrooms, conference rooms and auditoriums. Group viewing offers institutions the opportunity to gather subject matter experts and... Read More

Posted Under: AAMC, Health Professional

Finding Insight and Community Through Research October 01, 2014

By Mitzi Baker Fourth-year medical student Daisy Leon-Martinez loved the content of her molecular and cellular biology classes as an undergraduate, but never found the opportunity to apply that knowledge to making discoveries in the lab. She found that chance in medical school though the Pathways program. In her third year of medical school, Leon-Martinez felt drawn to obstetrics & gynecology. “I was familiar with the clinical questions at play in ob/gyn but I wasn’t aware of how these... Read More

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