News & Highlights
Dr. Stephen McPhee to Receive AAHPM National Leadership Award
In recognition for his achievements and profound influence in the field of palliative medicine, Steve McPhee, MD, will receive the American Academy of Hospital and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) National Leadership Award during the 2016 AAHPM & Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) Annual Assembly to be held in Chicago, Illinois in March.
More information about the AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly is available
at the AAHPM website.
Women’s HIV Program at UCSF Selected to Advance Trauma-Informed Care
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Center for Health Care Strategies has chosen the UCSF Women's HIV Program, directed by Eddy Machtinger, MD, to be part of the Advancing Trauma-Informed Care national initiative.
The Women’s HIV Program will receive funding support and participate in a two-year learning collaborative to vet new approaches, exchange best practices, and advance practical strategies for implementing trauma-informed care.
In addition to the Women’s HIV Program, the pilot sites include: Center for Youth Wellness (San Francisco, CA); Montefiore Health System (Bronx, NY); Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition (Newark, NJ); Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services (Philadelphia, PA); and San Francisco Department of Public Health, (San Francisco, CA).
Over two years, the pilot sites will test and enhance key clinical and organizational ingredients for a trauma-informed approach to care, guided by input from the learning collaborative and a national advisory committee as well as technical assistance from CHCS.
To read more about the Advancing Trauma-Informed Care initiative, please visit the Center for Health Care Strategies website
The DGIM QI Committee Receives 1st Place Clinical Quality Award
The DGIM QI Committee received the 1st Place Interdisciplinary Award for "Increasing Breast Cancer Screening Rates in DGIM Primary Care Practice" at the Fifth Annual Clinical Quality Week Celebration sponsored by the Department of Nursing Clinical Quality Control and the Patient Safety and Quality Services Department.
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.
Live APeX Demonstration Highlighting Key Changes and Tips Following the 2015 Upgrade
Maria Otto, MD 12pm - 1pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Suite 103 + Add to calendar
The Fifteen Minute Hour: Psychotherapy and Medications for Anxiety Management in Primary Care
Emma Samelson-Jones, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry 12pm - 1pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Suite 103 + Add to calendar
Sarah Goglin, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology 1pm - 2pm | 1545 Divisadero Street, Suite 103 + Add to calendar