News & Highlights
The DGIM QI Committee Receives 1st Place Clinical Quality Award
The DGIM QI Committee received the 1st Place Interdisciplinary Award for "Increasing Breast Cancer Screening Rates in DGIM Primary Care Practice" at the Fifth Annual Clinical Quality Week Celebration sponsored by the Department of Nursing Clinical Quality Control and the Patient Safety and Quality Services Department.
Dr. Karen Hauer Earns PhD
Dr. Karen Hauer earned a PhD in medical education from the new UCSF-University of Utrecht doctoral program in Sept 2015. The degree was awarded at a ceremony at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands. Two other doctoral candidates earned degrees, Carrie Chen from UCSF and Lauren Maggio from Stanford.
Dr. Hauer's completed 6 manuscripts for the thesis and participated in the doctoral curriculum as part of this program. Her focus of study was the concept of trust in supervision. Her thesis was titled: "Evaluating Clinical Trainees in the Workplace: On Supervision, Trust and the Role of Competency Committees."
Alka Kanaya, MD, Named Human Research Core Co-Director of New Nutrition and Obesity Research Center
Alka Kanaya, MD, has been selected as the Human Research Core Co-Director of the newly created UCSF Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC).
A grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases will provide funding for the new NORC, which will be part of the Diabetes Center at UCSF.
The UCSF NORC will be one of only 12 centers in the United States. To read more about Nutrition Obesity Research Centers, please visit http://www.norccentral.org/
The application deadline for the 2016-17 academic year for the SFGH and UC Primary Care Internal Medicine programs is November 15, 2015.
Please refer to each program's section for details and contact information.
Update on Chronic Kidney Disease for the Generalist
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