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  • Jane Jih, Tung Nguyen, Alka Kanaya and Coauthors win 2014 APIC Best Published Paper Award

    Mt. Zion DGIM faculty members Jane Jih, MD, Tung Nguyen, MD, and Alka Kanaya, MD, along with coauthors, Arnab Mukherjea, Eric Vittinghoff, Janice Tsoh, Yoshimi Fukuoka, Melinda Bender, and Winston Tseng have won the 2014 Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health (APIC) Best Published Paper Award. The award was given to the paper "Using appropriate body mass index cut points for overweight and obesity among Asian Americans" which was published in the August edition of Preventive Medicine

    The APIC Best Published Paper Award will be presented November 18th at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The APIC Program for the APHA Annual Meeting is available online at the APHA 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition website

  • Dr. Rena Pasick Receives UCSF Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity

    Rena Pasick, DrPH, an Associate Professor of Medicine in DGIM and Associate Director for Community Education and Outreach at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received the Chancellor's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity.

    Dr. Pasick's research focuses on cancer disparities in the diverse and underserved communities of the San Francisco Bay Area. To read more about Dr. Pasick and other recipients of the Chancellor Diversity Awards, please visit the UCSF News Website


  • Mike Rabow, MD, Named Helen Diller Family Chair in Palliative Care

    Dr. Mike Rabow, Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Director of the Symptom Management Service at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named the Helen Diller Family Chair in Palliative Care.
    To read more about the Symptom Management Service, you can visit the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Symptom Management Service website.

Residency Spotlight

The application deadline for the 2015-16 academic year for the SFGH and UC Primary Care Internal Medicine programs is November 15, 2014.

Please refer to each program's section for details and contact information.

Calendar

DGIM Research Affinity Group 2
Research Affinity Group 2 – Communication/Behavioral
Lung Cancer Screening: The Views of Patients and Physicians
Celia Kaplan, DrPh, MA
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
9:00 am - 10:00 am | 1701 Divisadero Street, Room 531 + Add to calendar
DGIM Research Affinity Group 1
Research Affinity Group 1 – Health Disparities
A draft of a Letter of Intent for submission to the California Breast Cancer Research Program Translational Research program.
Anna Napoles PhD, MPH
Associate Adjunct Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 3333 California Street, Suite 335 + Add to calendar