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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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Lessons learned about integrating a medical school curriculum August 01, 2008

Lessons learned about integrating a medical school curriculum: perceptions of students, faculty and curriculum leaders.Med Educ. 2008 Jun 20; Authors: Muller JH, Jain S, Loeser H, Irby DM Objective Recent educational reform in US medical schools has created integrated curricular structures. This study investigated how stakeholders in a newly integrated curriculum - students, course directors and curriculum leaders - define integration and perceive its successes and challenges... Read More

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Holiday Closure - December 25 - January 2 August 01, 2008

The Dean's Office recently approved SOM Dean’s Office Winter Holiday Closure from Thursday, December 25, 2008 through Friday, January 2, 2009. Note: December 24th is not a holiday. This means that there will only be three working days over a twelve day holiday period. Medical Education units will close during this period.Employees who do not have the necessary vacation accruals to cover the three working days (12/29, 12/30 & 1/2) associated with this time period, may borrow against their... Read More

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UCSF Life Website Launches July 31, 2008

UCSF Life Website Launches UCSF Life is a recruitment and retention website dedicated to sharing the advantages of belonging the UCSF community. It features links and articles centered on four themes: Discovery, Achievement, Nurturing, and Blossoming. Employees and job seekers are invited to learn more about UCSF career opportunities, training, education, employee recognition programs, and resources available to medical center staff and health care professionals. Visit UCSF Life today. Read More

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Madhavi Dandu is Director of International Programs, Danielle Yumol Leaves for Harvard, Shirley Ling Starts on Monday, and more... July 28, 2008

Announcing Madhavi Dandu , MD, MPH as Associate Director, Pathways to Discovery in Global Health and Director, International ProgramsMadhavi Dandu has been appointed as the Director of International Programs and Associate Director in Pathways to Discovery in Global Health. She is currently on maternity leave planning to return mid to late October. Chris Stewart is filling in for Madhavi and meeting with students.Read more about Madhavi Dandu.Shirley Ling's First Day, Monday August 4thShirley... Read More

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Phaedra Visits Friday, Renovated Student Lounge, Staffing and Recruitments and more... July 22, 2008

Phaedra Bell, the Director of Curricular Affairs Visits on Friday 7/25Phaedra will be visiting on Friday to complete her hire paperwork and meet with staff before her official start date on August 25th. Please join us for a welcome luncheon in S-226 from 12pm-1:30pm.Changes in Student Well-Being StaffAs of August 1st, Juli Fraga, the Assistant Director of Student Well-Being, will begin a reduced time schedule. Clinical Psychologist, Vittorio Comelli will temporarily sit in for Juli while she... Read More

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