Faculty Mentoring Program

TIPS FOR SUCCESS: Faculty Mentoring Lunchtime Series

This lunch series features distinguished faculty mentors in an informal session about mentorship, career advancement and satisfaction at UCSF. Light lunch will be provided.

All faculty are welcome to attend. Registration is encouraged and will reserve you a lunch, but drop ins are welcome.


FALL 2017

Monday October 23 Noon-1pm Parnassus Campus, Room S-118
Patricia S. O’Sullivan, EdD
Ask a senior education researcher and faculty developer questions about:

      • What resources and mentors are there to help someone’s education scholarship?
      • How do I become a researcher concentrating in education?
      • What makes being a faculty developer special?

Patricia S. O’Sullivan is Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Director of Research and Development in Medical Education and Endowed Chair for Surgical Education. Believing in a continuum between development and scholarship, she oversees opportunities for individuals to gain skills and develop their scholarship through opportunities at UCSF including pathways to earn a masters and PhD in health professions education. Dr. O’Sullivan focuses her scholarship on faculty development and assessment. She is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and recipient of the Merrill Flair Award of the AAMC Group on Educational Affairs

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Tuesday November 14, Noon-1pm   Parnassus Library Room CL 215-216
Abul K. Abbas, MBBS

Ask the 2017 winner of the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring award your questions about:

      • Providing and receiving mentoring
      • Balancing research and clinical work
      • Navigating the academic ladder

Dr. Abbas received his medical degree (MBBS) in India, completed training in Pathology at Harvard and joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he rose to become Professor of Pathology and Head of the Immunology Research Division. In 1999, he moved to the University of California San Francisco as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathology. Dr.
Dr. Abbas’ research interests are in immunology, with a focus on the control of immune responses and the causes of autoimmunity. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and invited reviews, and is the author of four widely read textbooks.

Dr. Abbas has been an admired and beloved mentor for more than 30 years to dozens of students and junior faculty at UCSF and Harvard and has received numerous teaching awards at both institutions

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For More Information

Please contact Irené Merry, Faculty Mentoring Program Coordinator or Mitchell Feldman, MD, MPhil, Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Mentoring.

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