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Faculty Position:

The School of Medicine’s Advisory College Program is designed to provide medical students with mentoring and personalized academic advising, facilitate student communication among peers and faculty, and guide students through an array of educational resources, timelines, clinical care settings, and prospective career options. The goals of the program are: (1) to help students foster closer relationships with each other and their advisors, (2) access resources and make career decisions in an informed and productive way, and (3) enhance their personal and professional development.

In this role, a current UCSF faculty member from the School of Medicine will be supported at 25% effort to oversee the professional development of a cohort of medical students. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Students, the incumbent is also expected to participate in all Screening and Promotions Committee meetings and act as the liaison to his/her mentees of discussions that occur there.

Candidates should submit a CV and Cover Letter via email to Kalai Diamond (<>) by Thursday, March 27, 2014.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with students individually and in small groups; participate in social activities and SOM activities including Orientation, White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, and other events that recognize student promotion and achievement.
  • Support students, focusing on early identification of difficulty and interventions. Participate in review of Step I Study Plans, clerkship planning, career decision-making, extended programs, etc.
  • Provide consultation to Deans and faculty as necessary to address issues regarding students. Attend meetings such as Screening Committee where student performance issues are discussed.
  • Support programs aimed at UIM students.
  • Participate in activities to build skills and expertise in mentoring. Collaborate with others in the SOM whose interests and services are similarly aligned, including UME advisor specialists, with the goal of a unified advising program between staff and faculty.
  • Participate in the building of the curriculum and serve as faculty facilitators/preceptors in selected aspects of the curriculum such as Intersessions, Transitional Clerkship, and CODA; Collaborate with FPC Competency Coaching teams.
  • Participate in Bridges planning as is relevant to advising and mentoring and the development of programs within the curriculum to maintain a healthy learning environment at UCSF.


  • Active physician license by the Medical Board of California
  • UCSF faculty appointment in the School of Medicine
  • Knowledge of needs of medical students
  • Ability to relate to medical students
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the School of Medicine administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more years of clinical experience since board-certification
  • Experience teaching, advising, or counseling medical students

Staff Positions:

Manager, Bridges Curriculum Design and Implementation (MSP I)

The Dean's Office, including its various administrative units, provides all central administrative services to the UCSF School of Medicine departments and organized research units and supports the function of the dean, including developing and implementing strategic programs; recruiting and retaining key leaders, faculty and staff; identifying additional resources to support the school; and overseeing and administrating the School's research, education and patient care programs. 
The Bridges Curriculum Design and Implementation Manager (BCDIM) achieves the operational objectives of the design and implementation of the UCSF Bridges Curriculum. The goal of the UCSF Bridges Curriculum is to train physician leaders who continue to excel as researchers and clinicians as well as understand and improve the complex systems in which they work. Our curriculum will leverage students’ talents and commitment to improve health today while preparing them to collaborate more effectively, innovate within complex systems, and generate new models of care to take our health system to the next level. Five inter-related design steering committees of faculty, students, and staff are working on prototyping the curricular means to achieve these goals. 
The BCDIM is responsible for all comprehensive administrative leadership of all aspects of the curriculum design and implementation process. This includes the direct management of the three executive level committees and oversight of the subcommittee project managers. The BCDIMco-leads the Bridges Corps – the volunteer labor pool for implementing the curriculum. The BCDIM contributes information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepares and completes action plans; implements curriculum development, productivity, quality, and service standards; resolves problems; completes audits; identifies trends in the design and implementation process; determines design and implementation system improvements; and implements change.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated highly effective collaborative, adaptive, and organizational expertise. Demonstrated excellence in project management leading teams, self-development, and verbal and written communication are also essential. The candidate will also perform other related duties.
Please note: This is one year contract position starting from the date of hire with the opportunity to renew. 
Required Qualifications
  • BA/BS with a major in a related field and seven years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • High level computer skills to create, update, edit and manage a shared documents, wiki spaces, and websites

  • Project management experience 

  • Supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication including extraordinary discretion and tact to effectively interact with faculty, staff, students, and public

  • Highly effective collaborative and organizational expertise

  • Demonstrated excellence in leading teams and managing people

  • Demonstrated excellence in self-development including the ability to self-reflect, make, and carry out personal learning plans (aka adaptive expertise)

  • Demonstrated excellence in working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Strategic and operational management and marketing skills

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments

  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and manage a variety of events and team projects 

  • Ability to work with limited supervision and show outstanding judgment when working with confidential or sensitive matters

Physical Demands: requires sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 20 lbs., grasp, verbal communication.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in education or related field 

  • Knowledge of UCSF medical education policies, general curriculum requirements, and campus resources

Position Type Full Time
To apply for this position visit the UCSF Job Site at and search for Req Number 40462BR

Analyst III Program Coordinator for Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) - posted 03-21-2014

Note: This position is in the DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY and not the School of Medicine Deans Office

The Department of Pathology at UCSF aims to achieve the highest standards in patient care, research and education. The Department provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of subspecialties with highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. The Department’s research programs are diverse and interface with a wealth of basic and translational research programs that are a hallmark of UCSF. Our educational programs include a research-intensive academic residency program and fellowships in cytopathology, dermatopathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, gynecologic pathology, neuropathology and surgical pathology.

The Graduate Education Unit (GEU) is a unit housed within the Department of Pathology. This unit provides centralized financial management, reporting and oversight over the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) graduate program, the Developmental Stem Cell Biology (DSCB) graduate program and the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).

The MSTP Program Coordinator must be able to work independently and will report to the GEU Administrative Director and the Program Director. The MSTP has 120 students. The position independently manages the program’s daily operations, recruitment process and makes recommendations to the GEU finance unit regarding the program’s operating expense budget and student support budget. The candidate will also perform other related duties.

Details posted at the UCSF HR Job site: Req No. 40489BR View requisition details

Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Programmer Analyst - Posted 12-18- 2013

The UCSF School of Medicine (SOM) Office of Medical Education (OME) is seeking a qualified business intelligence technologist with proven experience in the design, development and maintenance of data marts/warehouses and business intelligence (BI) solutions for data analysis, dashboards and reporting.

The Business Intelligence/Data Analyst (BIDA) will report to the OME Director of Educational Data. The BIDA will be responsible for carrying out the modeling/design, development, maintenance, and technical production support of the educational data marts, ETL, and reporting & analytics applications, and will develop a business intelligence and reporting solutions framework that supports teaching, learning, assessment, admissions, and other aspects of medical education leadership and the educational mission. The BIDA will interface with the campus-wide Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) project, facilitating the inclusion of SOM data in the EDW and providing dashboards, reporting and solutions utilizing the EDW and other data sources. Throughout the EDW project, the BIDA will work with representatives of various education departments to analyze the data in their computerized systems regarding the inclusion of the data in the EDW. The candidate will also perform other related duties.
For complete details and information on how to apply visit and search Reg Number 39988BR