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Lisa Winston and Sharad Jain Receive ZSFG Medicine Service Awards

Two Academy members were recipients of ZSFG's Medicine Service Awards, peer-nominated awards that celebrate the outstanding dedication and commitment by faculty to the goals of the department and hospital.

Lisa Winston, MD, received the John Murray, MD Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine, an award that highlights a faculty member that demonstrates "excellence in academic medicine and dedication to the humanitarian mission" of ZSFG.


The John Murray, MD Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine, established in 2003, intends to highlight a faculty member that demonstrates "excellence in academic medicine and dedication to the humanitarian mission" of ZSFG. DOM peers awarded Dr. Lisa Winston the 2017 honor. "It is special because we all talk about this being a mission-driven place and that is really true," she said. "It’s something that attracts our trainees to be here and, you know, I’ve been here for quite a while now and I’ve spent a lot of time trying to move things forward and provide excellent care for all of our patients. It’s really a lovely thing."

Sharad Jain, MD, received the Distinction in Medical Education Award, which recognizes the faculty member who has "advanced medical education" at the hospital. Winners lead through "curricular innovation" and exceptional trainee mentorship.


In its second year, the ZSFG Distinction in Medical Education Award recognizes the faculty member who has "advanced medical education" at the hospital. Winners lead through "curricular innovation" and exceptional trainee mentorship. For his strong relationship with his residents and trainees, Dr. Sharad Jain was recognized by his peers. "I think part of it is that I like to be on the ground with my learners," he said. "I work with a large group of people that are interested in the same things that I am – and that’s treating patients at San Francisco General." In nominating Dr. Jain, peers said, "Sharad has not only furthered this program’s national reputation for its unique focus on training leaders in care of the underserved, but has also served as an advisor, mentor, and confidante for a generation of residents."

Quoted from the UCSF Department of Medicine ZSFG Newsletter, May 2017, vol. 1, issue 4.

Read more about the other recipients of the ZSFG Medicine Faculty and Fellow Awards.