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Pathways to Discovery New Leadership August 12, 2013

UCSF’s Pathways to Discovery (PTD) program is gearing up for a new academic year with new leadership and changes to its organizational structure.  Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, stepped down as the director of the PTD program after a very successful tenure.  In her place, we have convened a self-governing Board of Directors (membership below), led by a chair and supported by a program manager.H. Carrie Chen, MD, MSEd, remains the director of the Health Professions Education Pathway and has accepted... Read More

Medical Student Sam Brondfield Confronts Cancer at Bench, Bedside and Beyond June 22, 2012

Story Credit: Kevin EisenmannPhoto Credit: Susan MerrellAt one of the highest-ranked medical schools in the country, it’s not surprising to find students with big appetites for learning. In the laboratory, there are those who seek out challenges at the bench, peering into microscopes for answers. Others work at the bedside, guiding patients through treatment options. And then there are the caregivers who heal patients’ hearts and minds, often overlooked collateral damage when disease strikes.... Read More

Don't Miss it! 2012 TEDMED April 10-13 conference: live simulcast at Parnassus & Mission Bay campuses March 22, 2012

The April 10-13 simulcast is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and hosted by our Pathways to Discovery, UCSF’s program to train the next generation of health and health care researchers, scholars, advocates, and leaders. Afternoon sessions on Wednesday and Thursday will include discussions led by UCSF moderators.  Schedule of sessions and  RSVP form*RSVPs are not required but would help with planning efforts. The actual list of speakers will be out soon but the great... Read More