UCSF/ZSFG Residency Team Wins the 2018 SonoGames at SAEM!

May 15, 2018

Drs. Sergio Alvarez, Karla Canseco, and Lou Yu  (Piezoelectric Pride) took home the SonoCup in this year's SonoGames at SAEM. 60 teams from across the country participated in this "national ultrasound competition in which residents demonstrate their skills and knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound in an exciting and educational format." 

Dr. Ellen Weber receives Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award

May 8, 2018

Dr. Ellen Weber, Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine, was awarded the 2018 UCSF Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. The grant will be used to support her teaching and mentoring of emergency medicine research in Tanzania over the next two years.

2018-2019 Chief Residents

March 16, 2018

Congratulations to Drs. Alina Fomovska, Lily Muldoon, and Stephen Villa, our 2018-2019 Chief Residents!

Quarterly Bedside Teaching Award

January 26, 2018

Dr. Jeanne Noble for UCSF, Dr. Dan Repplinger for SFGH (pictured at left), and Dr. Dina Wallin for PEM are the 2nd Quarter Bedside Teaching Award winners for 2017-18. Our EM residents honor faculty members for their teaching abilities each quarter (PEM is semi-annual) by recognizing the ED Attending at each site who stands out for their bedside teaching skills and ability to provide constructive feedback to the EM residents.

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.