Member News


S. Andrew (Andy) Josephson, MD, professor and senior executive vice chair of the Department of Neurology, is one of the recipients of the Holly Smith Award for 2016. Josephson's nominators cite him as "an omnipresent leader dedicated to helping others and taking on greater responsibilities with cheer. He exemplifies and outstanding physician and is a true role model in his devotion to patients as well as an honored educators. Within his department, he has been a major force in creating an atmosphere of inclusion and trust for residents, fellows and faculty and combines the highest standard of professionalism with a joyful and easygoing manner that inspires all who know him."

Publication highlights:

Rosenbluth, G, Tabas, JA, Baron, RB. What's in It for Me? Maintenance of Certification as an Incentive for Faculty Supervision of Resident Quality Improvement Projects. Acad Med. 2016 Jan;91(1):56-9. doi: 10.1097/ACM.

Dhaliwal, G. The Greatest Generation. JAMA. 2015;314(22):2353 doi:10.1001/

Announcements & Events

Academy Site Meetings Start February 3:

  • Monday, February 8, 8:00-10:00 am, Mission Bay, MH2100, Mission Hall. Map (PDF)
  • Tuesday, February 9, 8:30-10:30 am, Parnassus, Faculty Alumni House (745 Parnassus) Map (PDF)
  • Wednesday, February 17, 9:30-11:30 am, UCSF Fresno, Room 201, UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research, 155 N. Fresno Street

UCSF Education Showcase
April 3-5, 2016


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