Clinical Psychiatry News: UC Irvine/UC Davis Train New Trainers (TNT) Primary Care Psychiatry (PCP) Fellowship

Take a look at the incredible work of Shannon Suo, M.D. featured in Clinical Psychiatry News Primary care psychiatry fellowship seeks to fill 'void' hen Shannon Suo, MD, reached her family medicine rotation as a medical student at the University of Cincinnati, she recalls that the faculty "seemed a little lost" when t [...]

By | 2019-10-24T15:11:57+00:00 November 27, 2019|Women in Medicine and Health Sciences|

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|

Women in Medicine and Health Sciences (WIMHS) Fall Welcome 2019

WIMHS hosted the 2019 Fall Welcome at The Press Bistro in Sacramento. This annual event is a special time to welcome new female faculty members to UC Davis Health and to celebrate promotions and accomplishments of current faculty. We were joined by UC Davis leadership including the new Dean of the School of Medicine, [...]

By | 2019-10-30T16:46:03+00:00 October 30, 2019|Women in Medicine and Health Sciences|

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

By Jamie Funamura, MD, MPH Assistant Professor Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 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 wondere [...]

By | 2019-10-16T16:14:31+00:00 October 16, 2019|Wellness|

Newsletter Highlight: A Work-life Hack That Offers Big Benefits

Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S. Associate Dean Faculty Development and Diversity Every day I perform a simple, silent exercise that calms my soul, refreshes my mind and rejuvenates my spirit. It can be done anywhere, unobtrusively — while at my desk, or locking up my office, or walking to the parking lot at the end of the day. [...]

By | 2019-09-17T15:07:11+00:00 October 2, 2019|Wellness|

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|

Communication Mistakes That Will Damage Your Leadership – Part 2

In our previous post we explored the importance of being concise and clear. We also looked at the dangers of not communicating enough information to those you work with. Take a look at the 3rd communication mistake and how to avoid these: Communication Mistake #3. Not Communicating Frequently Enough It’s common these [...]

By | 2019-07-31T19:02:42+00:00 September 4, 2019|Leadership Development|

Communication Mistakes That Will Damage Your Leadership – Part 1

Communication and leadership go hand in hand. Good communication can motivate people, keep people informed and gain you credibility and respect. When we make communication mistakes, we might find exactly the opposite happens. In this article, we’ll look at some of the common communication mistakes that I see (and have [...]

By | 2019-07-31T19:02:38+00:00 August 21, 2019|Leadership Development|

What’s the Right Thing to Say When Someone Is Grieving? from Psychology Today

Four simple steps for supporting the people we care about. Each year, I teach a class on grief and loss to masters students studying to become counselors. On the first day of class, I give them a simple assignment: Jot down a few paragraphs about your biggest fears and concerns regarding working with clients facing lo [...]

By | 2019-07-26T22:40:17+00:00 August 7, 2019|Wellness|

The Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program – An incredible opportunity!

Susan L. Adams, Ph.D., RN, NP, CNS Associate Professor, UC Davis, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing I had the fortune of being one of 12 scholars chosen for the Interprofessional (IP) Teaching Scholars Program (Cohort of 2017). As a seasoned educational veteran, I was introduced to newer thinking about approaches to [...]

By | 2019-07-26T22:43:17+00:00 July 24, 2019|Teaching|