Celebration of New Members

Seated audience of people attending celebration of new members

2022 Celebration of New Members
Wednesday, September 21, 3-5pm
Sandler Neurosciences Auditorium, Mission Bay and Zoom

Our Annual Celebration of New Members honors the incoming Academy Class of 2022 and recognizes 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. This event is open to the UCSF Community.

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.

Academy's Class of 2022 - Congratulations!

  • Celeste Allen, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Adnan Alseidi, MD, EdM, Department of Surgery
  • Rebecca Berman, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Steve Braunstein, MD, PhD, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Danielle Campagne, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • David Chia, MD, MSc, Department of Medicine
  • Lei Choi, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine`
  • Nancy Choi, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Carmen Cobb, MD, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Eddie Cruz-Romero, MD, MPH, Department of Pediatrics
  • Mansi Desai, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Valerie Gribben, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Beth Griffiths, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine
  • Katherine Gruenberg, PharmD, MAEd , Department of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Marianne Juarez, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Efrat Lelkes, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Sara Lewin, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Katerina Melino, MS, PMHNP-BC, Department of Community Health Systems
  • Jillian Mongelluzzo, MD, MAEd, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Bridget O'Brien, PhD, Department of Medicine
  • Meghan O'Brien, MD, MBE, Department of Medicine
  • Neeti Parikh, MD, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Edgar Pierluissi, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Mike Reid, MD, MPH, MA, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Laura H. Rubinos, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Naomi Ellen Stotland, MD, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Family Health Care Nursing
  • Steven Tringali, DO, Department of Medicine
  • Rupa Lalchandani Tuan, PhD, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Dina Wallin, MD, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
  • VyVy N. Young, MD, FACS, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • April Zaat, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Carly Zapata, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine

Keynote Address

The Celebration features an annual keynote and special workshop from a nationally recognized visiting scholar.Tricia Rose

Teaching Futures: How Education Can Build a Just World

Tricia Rose, PhD

Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies
Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives
Brown University

Register for the 2022 Celebration of New Members

Other Keynote Events

UCSF Anti-Racism Townhall
Thursday, September 22, 12:15-Noon

  • Dr. Rose is also scheduled to speak at the UCSF Anti-Racism Townhall, planned for Thursday, September 22, 12:15-1pm. Stay tuned for more announcements.

Special Keynote Workshop - Climate Change in the Classroom
Friday, September 23, 8:30 - 10 am

  • Dr. Rose will also present an in-person workshop examining how racial inequalities are reinforced in the classroom and consider ways to change the climate. This workshop is in-person and space is limited. No CME credit will be offered, but is planned to be an intimate interactive session.