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Sandrijn van Schaik Awarded Baum Family Presidential Chair February 16, 2018

Academy member and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Sandrijn van Schaik, MD, PhD, received the Baum Family Presidential Chair for Experiential Learning last week. The appointment was presented in recognition of her transformative contributions in interprofessional experiential learning and exemplary leadership in supporting UCSF’s commitment to educating 21st century physicians. "This is an enormous honor and an important recognition for the work we have done at UCSF to advance simulation and... Read More

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Apply for the Teaching Scholars Program by April 1, 2018 February 08, 2018

We invite you to apply for the 2018-2019 Teaching Scholars Program (TSP), sponsored by the UCSF Center for Faculty Educators (CFE). Graduates of TSP often become health professions education leaders and scholars at UCSF and beyond. See a sortable list participants from the past 20 years:   Below are key points about the program and commitment: Mission: To create a cadre of knowledgeable and skilled education leaders for UCSF. Ideal candidates: Faculty... Read More

Brad Sharpe, MD Named Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF Health January 29, 2018

Effective December 1, Academy member Brad Sharpe, MD was named Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF Health. Dr. Sharpe has been an AME member since 2010. Read the full announcement online.     Read More

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CFE Highlights Key Initiatives for 2018 January 24, 2018

Patricia O’Sullivan, EdD and Ann Poncelet, MD are excited to share with you highlights of 2018 initiatives.   CFE Mentoring and Peer Feedback Focus: Mentoring is a vital ingredient of the CFE. Academy members and CFE researchers mentor junior faculty, residents, and students interested in education and education research.  ESCape is a weekly forum for peer mentoring to enhance scholarship. The AME Innovations Funding Program has built-in feedback through open proposals. Applicants to the AME... Read More

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Hot Topics for UCSF’s Educator Community January 24, 2018

Last November, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Academies Collaborative, and Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) held annual meetings. Dr. Ann Poncelet, Director of the Academy of Medical Educators and new Academy member, Dr. Michelle Guy, shared their experiences and highlights of the events, offering insight on areas of interest for the UCSF Educator Community.   Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) - This year, educators, learners,... Read More

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Apply by February 27, 2018: Grant Funding of Research in Health Professions Education January 23, 2018

The Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE) section of the AAMC's Group on Educational Affairs is pleased to announce the call for letters of intent for the 2018 National Educational Grants Program. This grant is for the funding of research in health professions education. A limited number of pre-proposals will be invited to submit full grant proposals. Selected proposals will be funded at a maximum of $10,000. For details on submission guidelines and a template for the... Read More

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Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS, Appointed New Director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health December 06, 2017

Academy member and CFE doctoral candidate Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS, has been appointed as new director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. Dr. Steinauer has been an Academy member since 2006 and is currently pursuing her UCSF Doctoral degree in Health Professions Education. Read more about her appointment. Read More

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HPE Education Pathway Graduate Receives National Teaching Award November 29, 2017

On October 28, 2017, Dr. Aaron Kornblith of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics and a graduate of the 2011 UCSF HPE Education Pathway was awarded the American College of Emergency Physicians National Faculty Teaching Award to honor outstanding educators in emergency medicine. Dr. Kornblith received recognition at the 2017 American College of Emergency Physicians National Convention and President's Award Gala in Washington DC. The award... Read More

Surprises, Wisdom, and Challenges: A Post-visit Interview with Dr. Aviad Haramati November 28, 2017

Dr. Adi Haramati is Professor of Physiology and Director of the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He recently visited UCSF as the keynote speaker for the Academy of Medical Educators 2017 New Member Celebration. He has had a long-term interest in the intersection of science, mind-body medicine, and professionalism. I had a chance to interview Dr. Haramati after his trip to UCSF to capture some of his reflections – and wisdom. By... Read More

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School of Medicine Teaching Awards Ceremony Highlights Faculty Excellence, Professionalism October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 Professionalism: "The conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person." (Merriam-Webster) These values and other hallmarks of faculty excellence in teaching and patient care were celebrated at the School of Medicine’s Teaching Awards Ceremony October 18. Over 120 medical students, faculty, residents and graduates gathered at Cole Hall Auditorium to recognize the dedication and leadership of exemplary faculty. For the first time... Read More

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