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Newest UCSF Residents and Fellows Prepare for Training

July 26, 2011 UCSF welcomed this month a new crop of residents and clinical fellows who are starting the next phase of their careers at the prestigious academic medical center.

UCSF to Lead First Annual Bay Area Science Festival: October 29-November 6

July 14, 2011 UCSF is the lead partner in the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival that will bring together an unprecedented brain trust of the region’s scientific and educational partners to produce what is expected to be one of the largest science-based events ever held in the United States.

CTSI Achievements

July 10, 2011 UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has made several important contributions as it supports the University's advancing health worldwide mission.

UCSF Emerges as a Leader in the Neurohospitalist Movement

July 07, 2011 Of all the various types of doctors who see patients admitted to hospital wards or emergency departments, neurologists are among those who admit the largest number of patients with the widest variety of conditions, spurring the growth of a new medical speciality known as “neurohospitalists” – neurologists who focus on treating patients exclusively in the hospital.

UCSF's Auerbach Named Editor of Leading Hospitalist Journal

July 07, 2011 Andrew Auerbach, associate professor in the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, was recently named the new editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Hospital Medicine, the leading publication in the field first reported in a 1996 New England Journal of Medicine article co-authored by UCSF’s Bob Wachter, professor and chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine.

UCSF School of Pharmacy Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning Outlines Vision

June 24, 2011 Tina Brock, who recently became associate dean of teaching and learning in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, offers her perspective on the science of education, the importance of interprofessional learning and teaching future pharmacists.

UCSF Nurse Calls Attention to Indoor Air Pollution in Guatemala

June 20, 2011 UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.

Four Projects Receive Grants for Interprofessional Education

June 08, 2011 UCSF will fund four innovative educational projects to continue to train the next generation of leaders in health sciences to work as a team. 

Celebrating Commencement 2011: UCSF Chancellor Advises Graduates to "Seize the Day"

June 08, 2011 In celebration of commencement 2011, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann congratulates graduates and takes the opportunity to tout what makes UCSF great in a new video posted on YouTube.

Vice Chancellor Castro to be Honored by Beijing Municipal Commission of Education

June 03, 2011 Vice Chancellor Joseph Castro will be awarded the International Cooperation Dedication Award, which is presented by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education to an educator whose influence, dedication and work impacts higher education collaboration on the world stage. 

UCSF School of Medicine Names Vice Dean of Education

May 27, 2011 Catherine Reinis Lucey, who is currently interim dean and vice dean for education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, has been appointed vice dean for education in the UCSF School of Medicine.

UCSF Creates Primary Care Guidelines for Transgender Patients

May 26, 2011 The UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health has released the first-of-its-kind, web-based primary care guidelines for treating members of the transgender community. 

UCSF Joins Caltech in Creative Problem Solving to Advance Health Care

May 23, 2011 Experts at UCSF and Caltech are pushing the boundaries of creative problem solving to address important clinical problems with the hope that the talent pool at both institutions, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, will advance health care innovation.

Inter-school Research Festival Underscores Value of Interdisciplinary Collaboration

May 17, 2011 UCSF's inter-school research day is "part of the growing recognition of the importance of interprofessional team learning and research which is key to the translational medicine of the future,” according to Joel Palefsky, who is credited with organizing the event showcasing research from fellows, residents and students from all four professional schools. 

UCSF Launches New Master's Degree Program in Biomedical Imaging

May 11, 2011 As the leading health science campus for the UC system, UCSF is uniquely positioned to offer a new master’s degree program in biomedical imaging, which has greatly progressed in the last decade, increasing the speed and quality of imaging and driving a greater need for advanced education.

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