News & Highlights
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.
Dr. Gina Moreno John Gives Keynote Speech at Harvard Medical School "Revisit" Event
Gina Moreno-John, MD, was invited to be the keynote speaker for the annual Robert H. Ebert Lecture at Harvard Medical School (HMS) during their "Revisit" event in April, 2016. Her lecture, "Social Justice Advocacy: a Busy Physician’s Approach" was given to 175 admitted and current Harvard Medical students. She recounted her personal journey and career path, specifically her ability to maintain activism with underserved populations and diversity work in her job and in the community.
The Ebert Lecture is sponsored by the HMS Admissions Office and the Multicultural Student Alliance, which addresses issues that have an impact on underrepresented and disadvantaged student communities and is comprised of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), and the Native American Health Organization (NAHO).
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.
Walking Close to the Fire Without Getting Burned
Ira Byock, MD
Professor of Medicine and Community & Family Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 12pm - 1pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Suite 523 + Add to calendar