Celebration of New Members

On Thursday, September 17, our Annual Celebration of New Members honored the incoming Academy Class of 2020 and recognized the contributions of health professions education staff and "front-line" teachers and educators who impact our learners on a regular basis to make UCSF such an outstanding healthcare institution.

Awards and Honors Presented:

  • Induction of school-wide faculty to AME: whose inductees demonstrate excellence in direct teaching learners and/or faculty development for teachers/educators. New members also demonstrate outstanding accomplishments in one or more additional areas of health professions education activity: mentoring and advising; curriculum development, instructional design, and technology; educational leadership; and learner assessment.
  • Faculty Awards: AME Excellence in Teaching Award for General Teaching and AME/Program for Interprofessional Practice and Education (PIPE) Excellence in Interprofessional Teaching Award for UCSF Teaching Faculty 2020 Teaching Award Recipients
  • Staff Awards: Boyden Staff Award (campus) and the Award for Exceptional Service in Medical Education (for OME staff)

Class of 2020 New Members

  • Hueylan Chern, MD, Department of Surgery 
  • Valerie Clinard, PharmD, Aph, Department of Clinical Pharmacy 
  • Sneha Daya, MD, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Shannon E. Fogh, MD, Department of Radiation Oncology 
  • Audrey Foster-Barber, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology 
  • James Frank, MD, MA, Department of Medicine 
  • Elizabeth Gatewood, DNP, RN, FNP-C, CNE, Department of Family Health Care Nursing 
  • Jeffrey M. Gelfand, MD, MAS, FAAN, Department of Neurology 
  • Sarah Goglin, MD, Department of Medicine 
  • Duncan Henry, MD, Department of Pediatrics 
  • Elizabeth A. Joyce, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology 
  • Shruti Kant, MBBS, Department of Emergency Medicine 
  • Daphne Lo, MD, MAEd, Department of Medicine 
  • Solmaz Manuel, MD, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care 
  • Abigail Phillips, MD, Department of Medicine 
  • Evelyn Porter, MD, MS, Department of Emergency Medicine 
  • Atif N. Qasim, MD, MSCE, FASE, Department of Medicine 
  • Megan Richie, MD, Department of Neurology 
  • Leticia Rolon, MD, Department of Medicine 
  • Gabriel E. Sarah, MD, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care 
  • Jaekyu Shin, PharmD, Department of Clinical Pharmacy 
  • William Shyy, MD, FACEP, Department of Emergency Medicine 
  • Nilika Shah Singhal, MD, Department of Neurology 
  • Joseph Sullivan, MD, Department of Neurology and Pediatrics
  • Miranda Surjadi, RN, MS, ANP-BC, Department of Community Health Systems 
  • Vanessa Thompson, MD, Department of Medicine 
  • Susan Wlodarczyk, MD, Department of Medicine 
  • Josué A. Zapata, MD, MBA, Department of Medicine

Keynote Address

Lessons from a Trouble Maker - based on my engagements with Congressman John Lewis

Sheryl Evans Davis, Executive Director, San Francisco Human Rights Commission (HRC)


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2020 Program Book

Program book for the 2020 Celebration