A Chat with John Young, MD, MPP, PhD, Education Showcase 2023 Keynote Speaker

This year’s Education Showcase keynote, Dr. John Young, invited us to revisit the importance of considering Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) for the learning environment. Dr. Young shared his experiences using CLT in the clinical learning environment at his institution and presented his ongoing research of how CLT provides a framework to improve the learning experience, reduce learner fatigue and stress, and improve patient care. Dr.

New EJE Works-in-Progress to Empower and Elevate the Dialogue on Equity and Justice in Education

Since its inception, the Equity and Justice in Education (EJE, pronounced “edge”) Works-in-Progress meetings provide a supportive and welcoming forum to promote and guide educational scholarship on equity, justice, diversity, and inclusion health sciences education. The monthly meetings empower educators, education researchers, and learners to utilize rigorous education research methodology to identify bias and unequal power distribution to advance equitable and inclusive solutions in opportunity and achievement across the continuum of health sciences education.

UCSF Student Shannon Chan Wins Best Poster Prize at WGEA 2019

UCSF Student Shannon Chan (Class of 2019) received the Best Poster Prize at WGEA 2019 this past March for the poster titled, "Understanding the Role of Residents as Teachers within Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship Program." Working with Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD in the CFE, and Leslie Sheu, MD, from the Department of Medicine, Chan's research looked at the role of residents as teachers in longitudinal clerkships.

Call for Abstracts: UCSF Education Showcase - Submit by January 23

The Center for Faculty Educators (CFE) is proud to present UCSF's 18th Annual Education Showcase, an event that highlights the scholarly work of UCSF faculty, residents, and students, and encourages continued evaluation and dissemination of this work. This event is filled with opportunities for faculty development and to see the variety and quality of the work in which our UCSF colleagues are engaged throughout the year.