Member News


Joan Voris, MD, announced her retirement as Associate Dean for UCSF Fresno. Michael Peterson, MD, will serve as interim associate dean.

Publication highlights:

AAMC Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development (Bayer C, Dreger A, Eckstrand K, Hollenbach A, Hurley B, Leibowitz S, Potter J, Satterfield J, Sciolla A).

Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care
for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD.
The AAMC has released the first guidelines for training physicians to care for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), gender nonconforming, or born with differences of sex development (DSD).

Announcements & Events

2014-2015 Academy Seasonal Meetings

2015 SOM Leadership Retreat:
Race Matters at UCSF

January 8-9, 2015
Golden Gate Club, Presidio

Recent events in Ferguson and Staten Island have brought the issues of race, racism and inequity once again to the front of our awareness. As a leading research, clinical care and educational institution we pride ourselves on our ability to bring talented people together to investigate and ameliorate complex problems. As a public institution, we are sustained by our commitment to improve the health of our communities.

Education Showcase (formerly the Academy Education Symposium): The Scholarly Basis for Teaching and Learning
March 30-31, 2015
Teaching and Learning Center


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