Anais Amaya Awarded 2017 Hearts & Heroes Award

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Congratulations to FCM's Anais Amaya, Manager of the ZSFG Health Advocates program, on receiving a 2017 Heroes & Hearts award! Presented by the SFGH Foundation, the award honors those within the community who go above and beyond to care for San Francisco’s people. Heroes demonstrate exceptional and inspirational expertise in health care. Anais was honored at the Hearts & Heroes luncheon held on February 16, 2017 at AT&T Park.

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Mike Potter named CAFP Member of the Month, February 2017

Congratulations to FCM's Mike Potter, named CAFP Member of the Month! From the CAFP website: A graduate of the UCSF FM Residency Program and now Director of the San Francisco Bay Area Collaborative Research Network there, Dr. Potter has been practicing and teaching family medicine as a distinguished member of their faculty since 1994! He is also a former chair of the CAFP’s Committee on Continuing Professional Development. One of Dr.

Dr. Nwando Olayiwola receives 2016 UCSF Chancellor Diversity Award

CEPC Director Dr. Nwando Olayiwola, is recipient of the 2016 UCSF Chancellor Diversity Award for Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership in the faculty category. The MLK, Jr. Leadership Award recognizes exceptional leadership beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or student training in furthering the goal of achieving greater ethnic diversity at UCSF.  Congratulations to Dr. Olayiwola!


Elisabeth Wilson Recipient of Humanism in Medicine Award

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Congratulations to FCM's Beth Wilson, recipient of the 2015 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award.  The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award is administered through the Organization of Student Representatives, the student branch of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Student representatives from universities across the United States and Canada nominate one remarkable faculty member from their institution for the award.

UCSF CIAQ and CEPC Awarded BSCF Technical Assistance Grant for Spreading Adoption of eConsult in the Safety Net

Dr. Delphine Tuot of the UCSF Center for Innovation in Access and Quality (CIAQ) and Dr. Nwando Olayiwola of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care (CEPC) were recently awarded a Blue Shield of California Foundation technical assistance grant for spreading adoption of eConsults in the safety net. eConsultation and referral systems (eCR) are delivery system innovations that enable primary care providers and specialists to consult electronically about a patient’s conditions, determine the optimal manner of care, and engage in effective co-management of patient conditions.

UCSF CEPC Receives Kaiser Permanente Grant to Help Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes

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With a new grant from Kaiser Permanente, the UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Center for Excellence in Primary Care (CEPC) is part of a new, two-year effort to help prevent heart attacks and strokes among people who are at greatest risk. CEPC's grant of $250,000 will expand the reach and scope of Kaiser Permanente's successful Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes Everyday (PHASE) program.  PHASE press release.