Media Coverage

2018 Media Coverage

October 24, 2018: The work of Associate Professor Alex Marson, MD, PhD, and medical student Theo Roth (MS3) was noted in the Fall issue of UCSF Magazine.

October 14, 2018: Catherine Lucey, MD, Executive Vice Dean, Vice Dean for Education, Professor of Medicine, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2018. The news was covered by and Eurekalert

September 18, 2018: The School of Medicine and its Differences Matter initiative were noted in the October issue of Oprah Magazine, in a piece describing national initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in health care and in medical education. 

September 6, 2018: Student-mentor teams working in the Clinical Microsystems Clerkship were featured in the UCSF Campaign

July 10: Fresno will be a new site for training medical students at its UCSF branch campus as part of the SJV PRIME program. The Fresno Bee, Business Journal, Valley Public Radio and Sierra Sun Times reported on the story. 

June 20: New research published by School of Medicine faculty in Academic Medicine helps propose solutions to improve equity in education at medical schools.

June 18: A UCSF medical student gives perspectives on the Help Our Students Travel (HOST) Program, in AAMC News, June 18 coverage.

June 15: Training for UCSF medical students and residents is helping advance the treatment of substance use disorders, as noted in the San Francisco Chronicle, June 18.

April 22: A collaboration between the School of Medicine, Theater of War Productions, and the San Francisco Jewish Child and Family Services is helping medical train students and physicians for end-of-life discussions as noted in the San Francisco Chronicle, April 22 coverage.

April 10: UCSF and other medical schools and teaching hospitals are ensuring that providers learn to deliver high-quality health care for transgender patients. Learn about the School of Medicine’s expertise in this area, as noted in AAMC News, April 10 and National Geographic Magazine.

March 21: Training medical students in anatomy using virtual reality is among the new advanced being pioneered by technology enhanced education experts at UCSF, as illustrated on KQED Science News and as noted in the Winter UCSF Magazine (see page 9).

March 20: Medical students at UCSF matched to top residency programs nationwide, as described in the Brown Daily Herald.

March 19: UCSF’s School of Medicine placed in the top five nationally in the U.S. News & World Report.

March 14: Associate Dean for Curriculum John Davis, MD, PhD was listed among the faculty recognized with STAR Awards, as noted by the Physician Assistant Education Association.