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  • List of Presentations for 2014 SGIM Annual Meeting

    The final list of presentations to be given by UCSF faculty members and trainees at the 2014 SGIM Annual Meeting is complete. The list includes all 3 Divisions of General Internal Medicine, the Division of Hospital Medicine, and Division of Geriatrics. It's arranged by type of presentation (oral, poster, workshop, other) and by date within each category.

    The file is available here for download as a Word document. List of Presentations for 2014 SGIM Annual Meeting

  • Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD, to Receive John M. Eisenberg Award for Career Achievement in Research

    Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable has been selected to receive the SGIM John M. Eisenberg Award for Career Achievement in Research. The John M. Eisenberg Award recognizes the career achievements of a senior SGIM member whose innovative research has changed the way internists care for patients, conduct research, educate students, or inform health policy. The award is named in memory of the late John M. Eisenberg, MD, MBA, for his extensive accomplishments and influence as a leader, investigator, mentor, and advocate for research in general medicine.

    The award will be given at the Opening Plenary Session at the 2014 SGIM Annual Meeting in San Diego.

    To read more about the John M. Eisenberg Award for Career Achievement in Research, please visit: SGIM Eisenberg Award webpage

  • Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo to Receive SGIM Mid-career Mentoring Award

    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, will be presented with the SGIM Mid-career Mentoring Award at the SGIM national meeting in April.

    The SGIM Mid-career Mentoring Award is given each year to outstanding mid-career clinician investigators who are actively engaged in research and mentorship of junior investigators.

    To read more about the Mid-career Mentoring Award, please visit http://www.sgim.org/career-center/awards-and-grants/nomination-awards/research-mentor-award

Residency Spotlight

Project Muso is one of the eight finalists for Caplow Children's Prize

Dr. Ari Johnson's non-profit organization, Project Muso http://www.projectmuso.org/, is one of the eight finalists for the $1 million Caplow Children's Prize that is awarded to the applicant with the best plan to save the lives of children who would otherwise die before age five. The $1 million will allow the applicant to execute their vision.

Ari Johnson, a third-year resident in the Internal Medicine Primary Care residency program at SFGH, is co-founder of Project Muso. The organization partners with communities in Mali to solve the root causes of health crises.


Dr. Ari Johnson's recently published article, "Assessing Early Access to Care and Child Survival during a Health System Strengthening Intervention in Mali: A Repeated Cross Sectional Survey" can be found at http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0081304