The Academy of Medical Educators Inducts the Class of 2023 and Honors Faculty and Staff with Education Awards

On September 13, The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators hosted its annual Celebration of New Members which honored the incoming Academy Class of 2023 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. 

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.

UCSF's Education Showcase Highlights the Work of Faculty, Staff, and Learners of Health Professions Education and Educational Scholarship

In early May, the Center for Faculty Educators hosted UCSF's 22nd Annual Education Showcase, which highlighted the work of UCSF's faculty, staff, and learners in health professions education and educational scholarship. The Education Showcase included more than 80 presentations, with more than 70 being mini-oral presentations. All presentations emphasized the extensive collaborations among and between faculty and learners about the latest educational scholarship at UCSF and abroad.

Apply Now for the Teaching Scholars Program by April 1

The application period is now open for the Teaching Scholars Program (TSP); a year-long program sponsored by the UCSF Center for Faculty Educators (CFE). This program is ideal for faculty members who wish to make education their primary area of responsibility (e.g., course and clinical leadership, educational committee participants) and/or scholarship. Graduates of TSP often become education leaders and scholars at UCSF.

2021 Teaching Scholars Program Final Presentations and Graduation - August 31

You are invited to celebrate the graduation of the Teaching Scholars Program (TSP) Class of 2021 at an informal ceremony, along with Dean Talmadge King. Seventeen faculty members will have completed this year’s Teaching Scholars Program. These faculty members have acquired knowledge and skills related to teaching, leadership, and educational research this year.

We hope you can join us to support and congratulate these faculty members upon their graduation:

Katherine Hyland, PhD Receives Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award

Katherine Hyland, PhD, is one of the recipients of UCSF's 2020 Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award and receives the award in the category of "faculty at UCSF for more than five years." Dr. Hyland, PhD, is an adjunct professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the School of Medicine, a member of UCSF's Institute for Human Genetics, and Director of the Medical Genetics Theme in the School of Medicine curriculum.