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. 

Dr. Maria Raven Receives the 2018 AWAEM Mid-Career Faculty Award at SAEM

May 18, 2018

Dr. Maria Raven, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, was selected as this year's AWAEM (Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine) Mid-Career Faculty Award winner. 

Dr. Nida Degesys Receives 2018 SAEM Resident Educator Award

May 17, 2018

Dr. Nida Degesys received the prestigious 2018 SAEM Resident Educator Award at the SAEM Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on May 17. This award is given to a single resident in the country and "recognizes an SAEM resident who has demonstrated exceptional aptitude and passion for teaching during residency."

UCSF/ZSFG Residency Team Wins 2018 SAEM Gender Jeopardy!

May 16, 2018

The UCSF/ZSFG Residency Team (Drs. Alina Fomovska, Rosny Daniel, and Andrew Merriman) defended the SAEM Gender Jeopardy title at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. 

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.