OtoWellness Series: Exploring wellness from within, as a team, and in the great outdoors

One can hardly attend an academic meeting or open one’s email these days without tripping over some mention of wellness or the dire consequences of its absence in the health care workforce. But really, I’ve wondered – and I don’t think I am alone – what is wellness? Is it just being able to see the sun from outside the [...]

By | 2020-04-29T16:09:55+00:00 April 29, 2020|Mentoring Academy|

From The Thoughtful Leader: Tips for Leading Remote Workers

Episode 61: Tips for Leading Remote Workers - ThoughtfulLeader.comEpisode 61: Tips for Leading Remote Workers The working world has been changing over recent years, with more flexible working arrangements and the ability to work remotely. Some online software businesses already operate with an entirely remote workforce [...]

By | 2020-03-25T15:25:48+00:00 April 1, 2020|Leadership Development|

Women’s History Month: An Interview with Dean Brashear

Below is an interview transcript (in celebration of Women's History Month) featuring School of Medicine Dean, Allison Brashear, M.D., MBA via the Women in Medicine and Health Sciences (WIMHS) program. Women in Medicine and Health Sciences (WIMHS) would like to extend a warm welcome to the UC Davis School of Medicine. [...]

By | 2020-02-28T23:26:09+00:00 March 4, 2020|Women in Medicine and Health Sciences|

UCSF Podcast: Promoting Professionalism and Respect in Medical Education

“The Spark, Episode 8: Promoting Professionalism and Respect in Medical Education .” The Spark: Medical Education for Curious Minds, UCSF, 2018. https://soundcloud.com/the-spark-for-medical-education. [...]

By | 2020-01-06T23:25:12+00:00 February 19, 2020|Diversity, General|

From the Thoughtful Leader: 3 Things Smart Leaders Do to Show Respect for Their People

3 Things Smart Leaders Do to Show Respect For Their People - ThoughtfulLeader.com Want to be a smart leader? You've come to the right place. Wearing glasses can help (I've tried that), but there are some better ways to go about it. Smart leaders know that without their teams, they can't accomplish anything. In fact, i [...]

By | 2020-02-10T17:44:28+00:00 February 5, 2020|General|

LGBTQ+ Healthcare across the ages: 2019 Improving OUTcomes Conference recap

Each year, the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council organizes an annual Improving OUTcomes Conference with an important mission: invite regional and national experts in LGBTQ+ care to share their knowledge on best clinical practices and ways to improving the quality of care for LGBTQ+ patients and their families. [...]

By | 2020-02-10T17:46:09+00:00 January 22, 2020|Diversity|

Welcome 2019-2020 WIMHS Fellow, Dr. Debbie Aizenberg!

I am honored to be selected as the 2019-2020 fellow, an incredible opportunity for an academic physician! My own journey in academic medicine as an otolaryngologist and mother has provided me with a unique perspective on some of the challenges that women face in medicine today. I am excited to embrace some of the most [...]

By | 2020-02-10T17:45:02+00:00 January 8, 2020|Women in Medicine and Health Sciences|

3 Project Summary Facts Every Researcher Must Know

Adapted from Principle Investigator Leader Your Project Summary may be the most important component of your R01 grant application. Reviewers utilize this one-page abstract like a “one-stop-shop.” It must illustrate your overall objectives, the methodology that you plan to follow, and your specific aims. To properly cra [...]

By | 2019-10-28T18:24:46+00:00 December 11, 2019|General|

New Faculty Gift-Card Creating Opportunities In Mentorship

New Faculty: Be on the lookout for your gift card in your department! Using the New Faculty Gift-Card We enjoyed an outstanding lunch at Ella thanks to the $75 gift card provided by the mentoring academy.  While we meet regularly to discuss a variety of projects, this gift motivated us to set aside time for a relaxing [...]

By | 2019-11-12T18:13:36+00:00 November 27, 2019|Mentoring Academy|