News & Highlights
Dr. Nicole Appelle Receives 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award
The UCSF Academy of Medical Educators has awarded Nicole Appele, MD, the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award.
The Excellence in Teaching Awards are peer-nominated and recognize teachers who are dedicated to education. As described on the Academy of Medical Educators website: "These teachers are 'unsung heroes' who demonstrate daily their dedication to education and teach in a manner that creates an encouraging and intellectually stimulating environment, which promotes critical thinking and learning."
To read more about the Excellence in Teaching Awards, visit "http://meded.ucsf.edu/cfe/academy-excellence-teaching-awards
Dr. Tung Nguyen Selected as Member of PCORI Panel
Tung Nguyen, MD, has been selected to the Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Membership on the panel is for a term of 3 years. The priorities of the panel are to identify potential differences in prevention, diagnosis, or treatment effectiveness, or preferred clinical outcomes across patient populations and the healthcare required to achieve best outcomes in each population.
More information about the PCORI Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities is available on the PCORI website
Dr. Pamela Ling Apppointed to NIH Community Influences on Health Behavior Study Section
Pamela Ling, MD, was recruited to serve as a member of the NIH Community Influences on Health Behavior (CIHB) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review for the term beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2020. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors.
The application deadline for the 2017-18 academic year for the SFGH and UC Primary Care Internal Medicine programs is November 15, 2016.
Please refer to each program's section for details and contact information.