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|

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|

Award Season Tips & Tricks: Writing a compelling nomination

2019 Deans’ Awards for Excellence nominations are now being accepted. Nominations are due by Thursday, December 5, 2019. View award descriptions, nomination instructions, and preview the nomination questions. The nomination is key to having your nominee selected for the award! But how do you write a compelling nominat [...]

By | 2019-11-12T18:14:12+00:00 November 13, 2019|General|

CME Today and For the Future

Education is the cornerstone of an academic health center. Continuing medical education (CME) refers to the educational activities that serve to maintain, upgrade, and increase the skills, knowledge and overall performance of the physician. In fact, it is a valuable lifelong learning process pursued by physicians from [...]

By | 2019-09-17T15:17:53+00:00 September 18, 2019|General|

Providing for Our Faculty Professional Development Needs

David Tom Cooke, MD, FACS At the UC Davis Department of Surgery, we developed the SUCCEED Program. The purpose of the SUCCEED program is to provide mentoring and support for our faculty and provide them with an environment that maximizes their professional development. To find out what our faculty want, we performed an [...]

By | 2019-07-22T22:04:00+00:00 June 19, 2019|General|

Special Guest Post – Lip Gloss Rehab

Lip Gloss Rehab! As part of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, one of my favorite department mentoring activities is our semi-annual Lip-Gloss Rehab gatherings.  This is an easy model to replicate for any department and can be extremely rewarding.  Our group was started several years ago by one of ou [...]

By | 2019-07-22T22:10:36+00:00 May 1, 2019|General|

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful Than You – Harvard Business Review

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should you say? What the Exp [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:53:16+00:00 April 3, 2019|General|