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News & Highlights

  • 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/

  • Minority Training Program Featured in Pulse of UCSF

    The Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research and its founder, Rena Pasick, DrPH, Director of Community Education & Outreach at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, were featured in the UCSF news website, Pulse of UCSF.

    The feature is available here: Minority Training Program Aims to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

  • Mitchell Feldman welcomed to the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
    Mitch Feldman, MD, MPhil, FACP, Professor of Medicine and interim Chief of DGIM, has been selected as a new member of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators

    Academy Members promote educational excellence in the UCSF community and also serve as mentors to School of Medicine faculty, teaching scholars, residents and others interested in developing as teachers.

    To read more about the Academy, please visit the Academy of Medical Educators website

Residency Spotlight

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.


Mt. Zion Grand Rounds
Visiting Lecturer: Mitch Katz, MD
Director, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
12pm - 1pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Room 103 + Add to calendar
DGIM Research Symposium
Diet and Physical Activity Interventions for Older Immigrants
Jane Jih, MD, MPH
Assistant Adjunct Professor

Decisional Quality for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
Grace Lin, MD
Assistant Professor

Breast Cancer Risk Prediction using a Combined Clinical Risk Calculator and Polygenic Risk Score
Yiwey Shieh, MD
Clinical Fellow

Can We Use Persuasion and Technology to Optimize Patient and Family Activation?
Veronica Yank, MD
Assistant Professor in Residence

1:30pm - 5:00pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Room 103 + Add to calendar