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Feb 06, 2014 Alicia Fernandez, MD, Appointed to PCORI Board of Governors

Alicia Fernandez, MD, has been appointed to The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors. Dr. Fernandez, a professor of clinical medicine at UCSF, and attending physician at San Francisco General Hospital, was named by the U.S. Comptroller General to one of the seven Board slots filled by healthcare providers.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions.

To read more about Dr. Fernandez's appointment, please visit http://www.pcori.org/2014/pcori-welcomes-alicia-fernandez-md-to-its-board-of-governors/

Feb 13, 2014 Dr. Molly Cooke Attends China Medical Board Centenial Dinner

Molly Cooke, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine and Director of Education for Global Health Sciences at UCSF attended the Centennial dinner celebration of the China Medical Board that was held in Bangkok on January 28. To read more about the CMB Centennial Celebration, please visit: http://www.chinamedicalboard.org/news/cmb_celebrates_its_centennial_year

Dr. Cooke also attended the Prince Mahidol Award Conference, entitled "Transformative Learning for Health Equity." A full description of this conference is available at http://www.pmaconference.mahidol.ac.th

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