Member News


Karen Hauer, MD, has been appointed the Associate Dean for Competency Assessment and Professional Standards for the UCSF School of Medicine undergraduate medical education program. She will officially begin her position May 1, 2015. Click here to read more about her role and duties.

Publication highlights:

Chen HC, MD, van den Broek WE, Cate OT. The Case for Use of Entrustable Professional Activities in Undergraduate Medical Education. Acad Med. 2014 Dec 2. PMID 25470310.

A competency framework aligning UME and GME expectations would enable integration across the continuum consistent with progressive skill development. Core, specialty-specific, and elective EPAs for UME are recommended.

Announcements & Events

2014-2015 Academy Seasonal Meetings

February Academy Site-based Workshops Focus on New Educator's Portfolio (EP)

New EP Workshops will be offered at Mount Zion, Parnassus, SFGH, VAMC and Fresno, but each Academy member needs to attend one. Click here for locations, dates, times, and RSVP information.

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


Latest Academy in Action Now Available


Members: drop by to use the hotel space in Room LR-102; Click here for guidelines.


















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