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  • Interested in becoming an HPE Pathway Mentor? Click here for more information.

  • The application deadline for the 2014-2015 school year is now closed. Please check this site for information about upcoming events and application deadlines for 2015-2016.

  • The UCSF Pathways ePosterpalooza!, in all-digital format for the first time ever, was a huge success! Check out a wrap up of the event, including pictures and Pathways and Dean's Prize Award winners.

Pathway to Discovery in Health Professions Education

The Health Professions Education Pathway trains innovators from all health professions fields who promote excellence in teaching, translate theory and novel strategies to the learning environment, and expand knowledge in the field of health professions education.

Annual Deadlines

2/15/14 Online pathway application for Core or Advanced Program


Letter of Intent for Yearlong Funding due November 30th via RAPtr
Application for Yearlong Funding due January 15th via RAPtr

6/1/14 Online pathway application for Core or Advanced Program due

Download the HPE Information Packet to view all important dates

HPE Contacts

H. Carrie Chen, MD, MSEd, Director


Maria Wamsley, MD

Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD

David Irby, PhD

Tim Galbreath, Coordinator


Goals of the Health Professions Education Pathway

  • To train leaders who can shape future health professional education as faculty, education leaders, and scholars

Read more about the program.

Why HPE Matters


Learn about other real world impacts here!

In the News

  • Christopher Moriates, MD is a Clinical Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). During residency training, Dr. Christopher Moriates co-created a cost awareness curriculum for residents at UCSF.