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Department of Emergency Medicine Designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Emergency and Trauma Care

November 22, 2017

It is the first such designation in the US, and one of only two in the world specifically dedicated to building emergency care systems. The designation provides a formalized relationship between the UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine and the WHO by allowing more streamlined engagement, improving funding opportunities and developing a more formal framework for joint activities.

Dr. Aaron Kornblith receives National Junior Faculty Teaching Award

October 30, 2017

Dr. Aaron Kornblith, Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, received the 2017 ACEP National Emergency Medicine Junior Faculty Teaching Award at the annual ACEP Scientific Assembly in Washington, D.C., on October 28, 2017.

Dr. John Brown receives Charlotte Baer Memorial Award

October 18, 2017

Dr. John Brown, Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, received the 2017 Charlotte Baer Memorial Award from the UCSF Volunteer Clinical Faculty Advisory Board in recognition of his distinguished service.

Dr. Rosny Daniel receives Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership

October 10, 2017

Dr. Rosny Daniel, 4th year resident and chief resident of the UCSF-ZSFG Emergency Medicine Residency Program, was one of three recipients of the Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership presented on October 5, 2017.

Seven Emergency Medicine Faculty receive Excellence in Teaching Award

October 6, 2017

Dr. Hemal Kanzaria, Dr. Mary Mercer, Dr. Rawnie Ruegner, Dr. Barry C. Simon, Dr. Nathan Teismann (pictured), Dr. Jeffrey Uller and Dr. Charlotte Wills received the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Academy of Medical Educators.

Dr. Michelle Lin International Residency Educator of the Year

September 29, 2017

Dr. Michelle Lin was named the 2017 International Residency Educator of the Year by the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She will officially receive this award during ICRE’s International Residency Education Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 21, in Quebec City.

Dr. James Hardy will serve as UCSF’s Medical Director for Golden Gate Urgent Care

July 17, 2017

UCSF Health has signed an affiliation agreement with Golden Gate Urgent Care (GGUC) to collaborate in providing top-quality urgent care in the GGUC’s six Bay Area locations. Through the agreement, the co-medical directors at UCSF Health’s Department of Emergency Medicine and GGUC will work together to provide convenient, local access to the latest technology and treatment options for a variety of urgent health concerns.

Dr. Jacqueline Nemer Appointed Medical Director for Clinical Documentation Integrity

July 5, 2017

Dr. Jacqueline Nemer has been selected to serve as Medical Director for Clinical Documentation Integrity for UCSF Health, starting July 1st. In her new leadership role, she will work in the UCSF Department of Quality to lead and oversee a multidisciplinary team engaged in clinical documentation improvement. Dr. Nemer will serve as the prime liaison to the UCSF medical staff in this important effort. 

Dr. Steven Bin CORO Faculty Leadership Collaborative Graduate

June 15, 2017
Dr. Steven Bin, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, graduated from the UCSF CORO Faculty Leadership Collaborative 2017.

Dr. Sonny Tat Receives Faculty Teaching Award

June 15, 2017

Dr. Sonny Tat received the Faculty Teaching Award from the UCSF Department of Pediatrics at their recent residency graduation.The award recognizes excellence in house staff education and was voted on by the pediatrics residents.

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