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ZSFG ED Social Medicine Team receives CAPH/SNI Quality Leaders Award

December 6, 2018

Dr. Hemal Kanzaria, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, leads a multidisciplinary Social Medicine team from ZSFG and San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) that was awarded the prestigious statewide 2018 CAPH/SNI Quality Leaders Award for their work to meet social needs of ZSFG ED patients. The California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI) is the 501c3 affiliate of the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH) and supports California’s public health care systems in their efforts to improve care delivery. The award, and a video celebrating the team, were presented at the CAPH/SNI Annual Conference on December 6. Their work was showcased in the 2018 UCSF Chancellor's State of the University Address on October 30.

Dr. Cortlyn Brown receives Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership

November 10, 2018

Dr. Cortlyn Brown, third-year resident of the UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency Program, was one of three recipients of the Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership. Dr. Brown was recognized for her dedication to increasing opportunities for a diverse and inclusive workforce in medicine and her outstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Dr. Ingrid Lim receives Charlotte Baer Memorial Award

November 1, 2018

Dr. Ingrid Lim, Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, received the 2018 Charlotte Baer Memorial Award from the UCSF Volunteer Clinical Faculty Advisory Board at the Teaching Awards Ceremony on October 30. This award is presented annually to a member of the volunteer clinical faculty of the School of Medicine in recognition of distinguished service.

Dr. Nicolaus Glomb receives Faculty Professionalism and Respect Award

October 31, 2018

Dr. Nicolaus (Nick) Glomb, Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, received the 2017-2018 Maxine Papadakis Award for Faculty Professionalism and Respect at UCSF School of Medicine in the Emergency Medicine Department. This honor reflects the deep appreciation felt by third- and fourth-year medical students who nominated Dr. Glomb for this teaching award, which was presented at the UCSF School of Medicine Teaching Awards Ceremony on October 30, 2018.

Dr. Christopher Peabody receives Outstanding Coach Award

October 30, 2018

Dr. Christopher (Toff) Peabody, Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, received the 2017-18 Bridges Curriculum - Foundations 1 and 2 Teaching Award for Outstanding Coach. This award reflects high esteem and deep appreciation felt by medical students for his exemplary efforts as an educator. The award was presented on behalf of the UCSF Medical Student Classes of 2020 and 2021 at the UCSF School of Medicine Teaching Awards Ceremony on October 30, 2018.

Dr. Jacqueline Grupp-Phelan to serve on the NIMH Mental Health Services Research Committee (SERV) Study Section

September 26, 2018

Dr. Jacqueline Grupp-Phelan, Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, was selected to serve on the NIMH Mental Health Services Research Committee (SERV) Study Section for the three year cycle beginning July 1, 2018.

2018 Excellence in Teaching Award Recipients

September 24, 2018

Dr. Shruti Kant (pictured), Dr. Jillian Mongelluzzo, and Dr. Dina Wallin received the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award.

Quarterly Bedside Teaching Award

August 29, 2018

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 4th Quarter Bedside Teaching Award winners, Dr. Bill Whetstone at UCSF Parnassus and Dr. Renee Hsia at ZSFG. 

At our Mission Bay campus, the semi-annual bedside teaching award is presented to Dr. Aaron Kornblith (pictured).

Quarterly Bedside Teaching Award

July 6, 2018

Our EM residents honor faculty members for their teaching abilities. This quarterly bedside teaching award is for the ED attending at each clinical site who stands out for their bedside teaching skills and ability to provide constructive feedback to the EM residents. This award can only be awarded once per academic year to any given individual.

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 3rd Quarter Bedside Teaching Award winners, Dr. Kavita Gandhi at UCSF Parnassus (pictured) and Dr. David Thompson at ZSFG.

Dr. Esther Chen receives UCSF Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education Award

June 18, 2018

Dr. Esther Chen, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Associate Residency Program Director, received the UCSF Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education award at the UCSF GME Celebration and QI Symposium on June 18, 2018, at the UCSF Kalmanovitz Library at Parnassus Heights. 

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