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.
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!
Congratulations to Michael Potter who was recently awarded the first annual “California Achievement Award” from the California Colorectal Cancer Coalition, in recognition of the contribution of the FluFIT Program to colorectal cancer screening activities in our state.
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Article in US News and World Report highlights the challenges trans patients face in accessing quality health care. The article features Dr. Madeline Deutsch and the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health. Read more here.
The UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care associate director Dr. Nwando Olayiwola recently released a new book to attract and inspire physicians as medicine becomes more difficult to practice. The book, Medicine is Not a Job: The Secret Every Physician and Physician Hopeful Should Know, has received excellent reviews so far and is available on Amazon.com. Dr.
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.
Dr. Olayiwola was recently awarded the Emerging Public Health Professional Award for mid-career professionals. Established in 2011 by the Harvard School of Public Health, the award recognizes achievements in public health practice, innovation, and professional service at various career stages. Congratulations, Dr. Olayiwola!
The Autism Asperger Syndrome Coalition for Education, Networking and Development (AASCEND), recognized Clarissa Kripke for her work in creating networks of advocacy and support for the AS community. Dr. Kripke was presented the award at AASCEND's 15th Anniversary Conference, which was held on October 18. Congratulations, Clarissa!