News & Highlights
Maria Garcia Named to 2017 Class of John A. Watson Faculty Scholars
Maria E. Garcia, MD, MPH, MAS, has been selected as a UCSF 2017 John A. Watson Faculty Scholar and recipient of a Dean's Diversity Fund Award.
The Deans Diversity Fund was established to recruit and retain faculty who share the UCSF School of Medicine's commitments to diversity and service to underserved or vulnerable populations. The Dean’s Office selects eight John A. Watson Faculty Scholars each year to receive grants.
Michelle Guy and Ryan Laponis Selected to Academy of Medical Educators
Michelle Guy, MD, and Ryan Laponis, MD, MSci, have been announced as new members of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.
Academy Members promote educational excellence in the UCSF community and also serve as mentors to School of Medicine faculty, Teaching Scholars, residents and other teachers interested in their own development. To read more about the Academy, please visit the Academy of Medical Educators website
Jasmine Santoyo-Olsson Receives STAR Award
Congratulations to Jasmine Santoyo-Olsson on receiving a prestigious UCSF School of Medicine STAR Achievement Award. The STAR Award recognizes exemplary achievement and demonstrated commitment to our Chancellor's priorities and/or PRIDE values. Here are excerpts from Jasmine's nomination:
- Jasmine's invaluable job-related competencies are matched by her enthusiastic willingness to share her expertise by training other staff at our Center, and her commitment to the highest standards of excellence for the work we produce as a research team and Center.
- She has trained numerous staff members and interns from underserved populations.
- Whenever any difficult project implementation issues arise, she is at the forefront, developing solutions to those challenges.
The application deadline for the 2018-19 academic year for the SFGH and UC Primary Care Internal Medicine programs is November 15, 2017.
Please refer to each program's section for details and contact information.