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Medical Students Mark 'Match Day' at UCSF

March 22, 2012 UCSF medical students participated with their peers around the country in the annual rite of passage known as Match Day, when they found out which residency program they have been assigned and where they will work.

Nursing School Dean: A Life of Listening and Caring

March 13, 2012 UCSF's first male dean of the School of Nursing, David Vlahov, PhD, RN, an epidemiologist who specializes in partnering with community organizations to improve urban health, was profiled recently in a front page story in the San Francisco Chronicle.

TEDMED Talks to Stream Live at UCSF

March 13, 2012 An offshoot of the popular TED conference series that addresses innovations in health and medicine will be streamed live to UCSF campuses from April 10 to 13.

Top Medical Educator Molly Cooke to Direct Global Health Sciences Education

March 05, 2012 Molly Cooke, a professor of medicine and founding director of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF, has been appointed the first director of education for Global Health Sciences.

UCSF Family Night at the Exploratorium

February 22, 2012 Faculty, staff, students and trainees with a UCSF identification badge can get free admission to the Exploratorium at the Palace of Fine Arts the evening of March 10.

UCSF's New Dean Wants to Raise Profile of Graduate Education

January 31, 2012 UCSF has named Elizabeth Watkins, director of graduate studies for the History of Health Sciences program and a professor in the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, dean of the Graduate Division.

UCSF Taps 17-Year Interprofessional Expert to Lead New Center

January 18, 2012 Scott Reeves, a world-renowned British social scientist, is the new director of UCSF’s Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Healthcare Education, which will work to develop curricula and robust assessment tools that focus on quality and safety.

"ER" Producer and Physician to Address Future of Emergency Care in America

January 09, 2012 John Maa, MD, an assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Surgery, and Neal Baer, MD, executive producer of TV's "ER" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," will address "The Futre of Emergency Care in America - Doctors as Storytellers" on January 11 in Cole Hall on the Parnassus campus.

Three to Receive MLK Award for Exceptional Leadership in Advancing Diversity at UCSF

January 06, 2012 Three outstanding members of the UCSF community will receive 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for their exceptional leadership in advancing the goal of achieving greater ethnic and cultural diversity at UCSF.

President Obama Honors UCSF Internship Program

December 21, 2011 The UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership High School Internship Program was honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring on Dec. 12 at an awards ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C.

UCSF Faculty Awarded Fellowships to Improve Health Quality

December 20, 2011 Three UCSF faculty members have been awarded fellowships from the University of California’s Center for Health Quality and Innovation to support projects aimed at improving the quality and value of health care.

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann Featured on BioCentury This Week

December 13, 2011 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, former president for product development at Genentech, is featured in a video interview for BioCentury Publications Inc., a major biopharmaceutical news media source, which first aired online on Dec. 11.

UCSF Celebrates National Mentoring Month 2012 in Honor of Late Kevin Mack

December 09, 2011 The UCSF community will celebrate National Mentoring Month in January 2012 with a series of events in honor of the late UCSF professor Kevin Mack, a beloved mentor to both students and colleagues.

The Coming Dearth of Doctors who Specialize in HIV/AIDS

December 02, 2011 As physicians working on the frontlines of HIV/AIDS since its start 30 years ago near retirement, UCSF is looking to attract and train the next generation of doctors to specialize in HIV/AIDS medicine.

Program Empowers the Community Through University Partnership

December 02, 2011 Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.

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