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.

Clement Yeh, MD, received California ACEP EMS Achievement Award

September 20, 2016

This award is given to a member who has contributed significantly to the improvement of the quality and/or coordination of emergency medicine within the larger emergency medical system.

John Brown, MD, received California ACEP Humanitarian Award

September 20, 2016

This award is given to a member who has dedicated or volunteered a significant amount of their time and expertise to the service of underserved patients or those affected by disasters or significant world events.