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The Ellen F. Hughes Lectureship on Clinicial Well-being

Ellen F. Hughes, MD, PhD

The Ellen F. Hughes Lectureship on Clinician Well-Being is intended to acknowledge and learn from a nationally recognized individual who has made significant scientific contributions and practice accomplishments devoted to enhancing the well-being of clinicians -- students, residents, faculty, nurses, and other practitioners whose careers are devoted to providing the best possible health care to patients. The Lectureship and its associated Award are co-sponsored by the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) and Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM).


First Annual Ellen Hughes Lecture

The first annual Ellen Hughes Lecture on Clinician Well-being was given by Ira Byock, MD, on September 15, 2016. Dr. Byock's talk was titled "Walking Close to the Fire Without Getting Burned (Practicing Work-Life Balance and Self-Care: Late Life Wisdom from a Serial Offender)"

Ellen Hughes Lectureship - Background & Speaker Nominations

Ellen Hughes Lectureship Nomination Form for 2017

Nominations for a speaker for the 2017 Ellen Hughes Lectureship on Clinician Well-being for 2017 are now being accepted. The form linked here lists the qualifications of the lecturer and how to submit a nomination.

Ellen Hughes Lectureship Nomination Form.

Contributions to the Hughes Lectureship Fund

Those who knew and loved Ellen are encouraged to contribute to the funding and sustaining of this Lectureship in her honor by preparing a check payable to "University of California, San Francisco " with "For Ellen Hughes Lectureship" on the subject line and mailing it to:
UCSF Foundation, Attn. Ellen Hughes Lectureship Fund
P.O. Box 45339
San Francisco, CA 94145-0339