In a partnership between the UCSF Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy, Cees van der Vleuten, PhD, has been selected as a 2018-19 UCSF Presidential Chair to focus on our medical education community as a visiting professor. In this role, Dr. van der Vleuten will offer invaluable guidance to the leaders and faculty of our educational programs as they work to provide the highest quality assessment and learning ecosystem for our community so that all can learn, grow, and thrive.
Medical Students, Residents, and Faculty Educators Tackle Bias, Equity, and Fairness in Assessment at the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Conference
Quality is Love: Highlights from the 6th Annual UCSF School of Medicine Health Systems Improvement Symposium
As the voices filling the Mission Bay Conference Center slowly simmered to a hush, UCSF School of Medicine Vice Dean for Education, Dr. Catherine Lucey, began her speech by saying, “Love is in the air here.” Although an unexpected opener to the sixth annual UCSF School of Medicine Clinical Microsystems Clerkship Health Systems Improvement Symposium, which celebrates UCSF medical students’ quality improvement work in their first year and a half of medical school, she went on to explain her unique theme.
UCSF Office of Graduate Medical Education Launches The Takeaway: A Leadership Podcast for Residents and Fellows
A new, limited-series podcast from the UCSF Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) shares the specific clinical, teaching, advocacy, and systems skills today’s residents and fellows need to be leaders in the clinical learning environment.
The UCSF School of Medicine recently announced that Heather Hervey-Jumper, MD, has been named the Director of the Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US), effective August 1, 2022.
Peter Chin-Hong, MD will begin as associate dean for regional campuses (UME) at the UCSF School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2020.
Carrie Chen was my chief resident when I started as a pediatric resident at UCSF in 1998. We both had been UCSF medical students as well. I don’t know when the term “UCSF Lifer” officially kicks in, but I would say we both fit that definition. While I could talk to Carrie about her important and eye-opening research in workplace-based assessments (see her keynote for the AME Celebration of New Members), I was really curious to know, “Is there life after UCSF?”