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Shalini Landis, Goodbye and Thank You August 15, 2008

Shalini Landis has been a temporary employee helping out with the opening of the Kanbar Simulation Center and the second floor library education space planning. Shalini's contributions to Medical Education ensured a successful opening of the Kanbar Center in April and she has been helping to operate the center while we have searched for a manager. Shalini will be leaving us to pursue her career in real estate. We wish her the best of luck. Read More

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Cindy Irvine, Goodbye and Thank You August 15, 2008

Cindy Irvine is leaving Medical Education for an outstanding opportunity to join Stanford as the Assistant Dean for Medical Education. Cindy has been the driving force behind the Foundations of Patient Care course and the Office of Community Based Education. We'd like to thank Cindy for all of her hard work for the School of Medicine, and wish her the best of luck in her new role. Read More

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Clinical Skills Team Appreciation August 13, 2008

Karen Hauer and Helen Loeser hosted a special appreciation event for our Clinical Skills team who work long and hard to organize and conduct clinical skills exercises at our 1515 Scott Street, Clinical Skills Center. The Skills Center hosts introductory, low-stakes mock clinical experiences, as well as the important, high-stakes Clinical Skills Exam (CPX), which is required of all graduating medical (back row, l-r) Anna Chang, MD; Helen Loeser, MD, MSc; Ann Magdalen(front row, l... Read More

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Lecture Casting Comes to the Essential Core August 13, 2008

Medical students have long yearned for audio enhanced PowerPoint Presentations to be available in their online course environment. This fall that dream comes true thanks to the hard work the Learning Technologies team and UCSF Classroom Support.Christian Burke has been a driving force behind getting the lecture casting system working. He described the roll-out at Wednesday's OET/OME staffing meeting.OET has been supporting podcasts of the essential core lectures for approximately two years.To... Read More

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Launch of the New and Improved MedEdPORTAL Homepage August 13, 2008

MedEdPORTAL is a free online publication service provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in partnership with the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) that offers peer reviewed dissemination of high quality medical and dental education teaching resources, while also providing a valuable venue for medical and dental educators and faculty to publish educational resources which have undergone the rigors of a scholarly peer-review. Examples of MedEdPORTAL publications... Read More

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Admissions Construction Project August 13, 2008

The Admission's Suite (C200) is getting a major face lift this summer. Work progresses with a planned opening of September 5.Paint colors are being selected this week and their new furniture is at the warehouse and ready to be delivered.In the meantime stop by and visit the Admissions Team in Rad-Lab 320! Read More

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UCSF Diversity Website August 08, 2008

UCSF today is launching a website to inform and update the campus community about the University's efforts to educate, train and employ a diverse faculty, staff and student body.Produced by the UCSF Public Affairs department, the website reflects the input and ideas of a cross-section of the campus community, including the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Eugene Washington, MD, the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Academic Diversity, the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on... Read More

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Kanbar Simulation Center Website August 08, 2008

The Kanbar Simulation Center website launched this morning. The site will continue to be updated over the upcoming months with new equipment and simulators being purchased. The center website also highlights the Vision for 2010 in the new library 2nd floor space. Take a look! Read More

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UCSF Wireless Upgrade Project August 08, 2008

The Office of Academic and Administrative Information Systems (OAAIS) is pleased to announce the first installation phase of the campus wireless networking project is about to begin. This phase will involve replacing older wireless Access Points (APs) located in shared classroom areas at the Parnassus campus, with much of the work taking place between August 18 and August 29. There may be brief, intermittent outages as old Access Points are replaced with new ones; to view a room-by-room... Read More

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Danielle's Goodbye Party August 08, 2008

Danielle's Goodbye PartyOriginally uploaded by Kevin.SouzaWe wished Danielle a warm good-bye this week. We hope she has a wonderful year in Boston. Read More

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