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Academy Inducts Class of 2018 and Honors Staff and Faculty

Please join us for our 18th Annual Celebration of New Members
 |  By Karen Brent
four faculty posing with award certificate
Photo by Elisabeth Fall

four faculty posing with award certificate

The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators is pleased to announce our new members, medical education staff awards, and faculty teaching awards for 2018. This event is open to the UCSF Community, and the Class of 2018 includes faculty from the schools of Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Register for the Celebration
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Room N-225, Parnassus Campus
Keynote Address by Susan Ball, MD, MPH, MS - Narrative in Medicine: The Essential Link
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Academy Class of 2018
  • Manish Aghi, MD, PhD, Department of Neurological Surgery, SOM
  • Loren Alving, MD, Department of Neurology, SOM
  • Caitlin Hasser, MD, Department of Psychiatry, SOM
  • Sara Hughes, MBE., EdD, MA, BSc, Department of Preventive & Restorative Dental Sciences, SOD
  • Abner Korn, MD, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, SOM
  • Kewchang Lee, MD, Department of Psychiatry, SOM
  • Jyothi Marbin, MD, Department of Pediatrics, SOM
  • Marta Margeta, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, SOM
  • Lynnea Mills, MD, Department of Medicine, SOM
  • Sirisha Narayana, MD, Department of Medicine, SOM
  • Stephanie Rennke, MD, Department of Medicine, SOM
  • Demian Rose, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, SOM
  • Sara Whetstone, MD, MHS, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, SOM
  • Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, SOP   
Boyden Staff Awards

Established in 2004 to recognize a School of Medicine staff members who have shown exemplary service in support of medical education.

  • Dawnee Wong, House Staff Coordinator, Department of Medicine, ZSFG
  • Sandi Borok, Curriculum Program Administrator, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Award for Exceptional Service in Medical Education

Established in 2018 this honors and recognizes exemplary service by Office of Medical Education (OME) staff who support medical education.

  • Victoria Ruddick, Faculty Development Manager, Center for Faculty Educators
Excellence in Teaching Awards

Established in 2005, these are peer-nominated awards for UCSF teaching faculty, intended to highlight outstanding front-line teachers of medical students, residents, and fellows at all UCSF teaching sites who might otherwise go unrecognized.

Recipient Department
Amy Beck, MD, MPH Pediatrics
Sara Buckelew, MD Pediatrics
Jack Chase, MD Family and Community Medicine
David Chia, MD, MSc Medicine
Stephanie Christenson, MD Medicine
Edward Cruz, MD, MPH Pediatrics
Kirsten Day, MD Family and Community Medicine
Sneha Daya, MD Medicine
Shawn Douglas, PhD Cellular Molecular Pharmacology
Frank Dustin, MD Neurology
Sabrina Fernandez, MD Pediatrics
Travis Henry, MD Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Laura Hill-Sakurai, MD Family and Community Medicine
Priyanka Jha, MD Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Mindy Ju, MD Pediatrics
Shruti Kant, MBBS Emergency Medicine
Adeena Khan, MD Medicine
Geri Landman, MD Pediatrics
Vincent Lew, MD Anesthesiology
Jillian Mongelluzzo, MD Emergency Medicine
Brian L. Morgan, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Neeti Parikh, MD Ophthalmology
Renee Perry, MD Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Katie Raffel, MD Medicine
Megan Richie, MD Neurology
Andrea Rosati, MD, PhD Psychiatry
Emily Roth, MD Pediatrics
Juan Ruvalcaba, MD Family and Community Medicine
Emma Samelson-Jones, MD Psychiatry
Varun Saxena, MD Medicine
Gerami Seitzman, MD Ophthalmology
Ramya Srinivasan, MD Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Bradley Stohr, MD, PhD Pathology
Manuel Tapia, MD, MPH Family and Community Medicine
Dina Wallin, MD Emergency Medicine
Rosanna Wustrack, MD Orthopaedic Surgery
Tauheed Zaman, MD Psychiatry
Josue Zapata, MD, MBA Medicine
Leila Zwelling, LCSW Psychiatry