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.

Dr. Taylor Nichols, EMRA Resident of the Year

June 5, 2017

At the 2017 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting, Dr. Taylor Nichols, PGY4, received the Resident of the Year award from the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA). EMRA is the largest and oldest independent resident organization in the world. It was founded in 1974 and today has a membership of nearly 12,000 residents, medical students, and alumni. 

Jim Comes, MD, Appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno

April 5, 2017

Dr. Jim Comes has accepted the position as Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine.

EM Residency Class of 2021 and Chief Residents for 2017-2018

March 17, 2017

Announcing the UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency Class of 2021 and Chief Residents for 2017-2018, Dr. Gabe Sudario, Dr. Gretchen Fuller, and Dr. Rosny Daniel. Welcome new interns.

Dr. James Hardy Wins UCSF Caring Wisely Projects Contest

March 10, 2017

Dr. Hardy's proposal for "Care of the Homeless at UCSF: Better Care, Faster Placement, Less Cost" was one of five winners selected from 63 submmitted ideas to the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value and UCSF Health contest.

Jacqueline M. Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH, Appointed Division Chief and Vice Chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine

February 7, 2017

Dr. Grupp-Phelan will also serve as the Department of Emergency Medicine vice chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She is currently the Richard Ruddy and Barbara Wriston-Ruddy Professor of Pediatrics and director of research of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.