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Welcome New Staff

Medical Education welcomed four new staff members over the past few months. Please join us in welcoming these new staff to our units!

Walter Polo Black Golde joined the Technology Enhanced Education team in May as Business Systems Analyst. In this capacity he will facilitate the design and specification of IT solutions for medical education. Polo joins UCSF with a diverse background in experience design, medical education, and academia. Before joining UCSF, he designed learning experiences on a product team at a small San Francisco-based startup. Previously, he spent several years at the NYU School of Medicine during a major curricular reform. Starting with the deployment of a secure, online exam system, Polo worked across teams to develop digital tools and data architecture for teaching, assessment, and outcomes initiatives. Polo began his professional career as a research assistant at The Hastings Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan medical ethics research institute in the Hudson Valley, New York. He is a Bay Area native with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry and philosophy from Williams College.

Ken R. Coelho, MS, FRSPH is the Accreditation Manager in the Office of Graduate Medical Education in the School of Medicine Dean’s Office. He manages administrative operations related to the accreditation of the sponsoring institution, UCSF School of Medicine and approximately 90 ACGME and ABMS accredited residency and fellowship training programs. Ken has over 10 years’ experience in accreditation, quality improvement and patient safety. Ken’s interests include ACGME accreditation and leadership development; graduate medical education; public health and epidemiology; and quality and patient safety.

Ken has participated in the Bay Area Patient Safety Leadership Institute, and completed the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Certificate in Quality and Patient Safety. He is an accreditation surveyor for the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and a final year student in the online doctor of health sciences program specializing in leadership and organizational behavior at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. He has a Master’s of Science in Global Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He was recently elected as a Fellow of the U.K. Royal Society for Public Health.

 

 

Karin Fleming joined the Office of Medical Education in February as Communications Manager.  Karin joins the OME with over fifteen years of communication experience in the academic and non-profit health sciences sector. Most recently, she worked as the Communications and Media Specialist for the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute of Sutter Health. A native of Canada, Karin’s prior employers also include the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital and Ogilvy-Maher Advertising in Toronto. Karin will be your contact for all medical education-related stories.joined the team in February as Communications Manager.  Karin joins the OME with over fifteen years of communication experience in the academic and non-profit health sciences sector. Most recently, she worked as the Communications and Media Specialist for the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute of Sutter Health. A native of Canada, Karin’s prior employers also include the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital and Ogilvy-Maher Advertising in Toronto. Karin will be your contact for all medical education-related stories.

Marine Mouget is an intern with the Year Up Program—a non-profit organization that provides urban young adults with skills, experience, and support to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Marine will provide office management and project coordination support to OME for the next six months. Marine grew up in Paris, France before moving to the Bay Area. Prior to joining Year Up, she gained experience as a barista and a waitress. She envisions her internship role as a communications coordinator as a jumpstart to her career goals. 

 

 

 

 

 

Suria Sadat is the Education Technology Manager in the Office of Graduate Medical Education. She joined UCSF in 2014, starting with the Pediatric Fellowship unit under the Division of Education.  Her experience in event planning and her organization skills [supported her expertise in] data management of over 80 pediatric trainees as well as organizing events for the pediatric fellows throughout the academic year. Suria excels at using different systems and applications within UCSF, and her skills led to her position in the Office of Graduate Medical Education.  She is currently participating in the Medhub implementation process and will actively work to train and provide support to UCSF administrators who will be using the new system.