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  Mike Steinman Receives the 2014 UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award
Feb 03, 2014 The 2014 recipient of the Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award for the Associate Professor level has been given to Michael Steinman, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Geriatrics. This award recognizes one Associate Professor across UCSF who has demonstrated a exceptional dedication and skill for mentoring. A reception honoring the recipients will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the afternoon in the Lange Room of the UCSF Library (Parnassus).

  Louise Aronson Receives AGS 2014 Outstanding Mid-Career Clinical Teacher of the Year Award
Feb 06, 2014 The American Geriatrics Society has named Dr. Louise Aronson as their 2014 Outstanding Mid-Career Clinical Teacher of the Year. This national award recognizes one outstanding clinician educator for their impressive body of work in geriatric education.

  Elise C. Carey, M.D. awarded the 2014 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Award
Feb 10, 2014 Dr. Elise Carey, a 2004 graduate of the UCSF geriatrics fellowship program and a former faculty member is a 2014 recipient of the Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Award in the early-career category for her clinical contributions and commitment to the cause of end-of-life medical care. Dr. Carey, chair of the Section of Palliative Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has gained recognition for being an emerging national leader in palliative care education.

  The Fourth Annual Bechtel Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit applications open!
Feb 13, 2014 The UCSF Division of Geriatrics is excited to announce the fourth annual Bechtel Geriatrics Scholarship Award Summit open to ACGME interns and residents in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. The goal of the Award is to stimulate interest in a career in academic geriatrics by recognizing residents' scholarly or research achievements in aging or geriatrics. Each award carries with it a cash prize of $500 plus a stipend to cover travel and lodging in San Francisco to present at a special award summit on the night of June 12th and all day on June 13th, 2014. The deadline for applications is April 8th, 2014. For details of the award and to download the application visit:

  Dr. Hsu’s abstract has been accepted to AGS!
Feb 20, 2014 Amy Hsu, a VA Quality Scholar Fellow, has an abstract entitled "Nocturia in women: a consequence of other urinary disorders or a clinical entity in its own right?" selected for presentation during the Presidential Poster Session at the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). Abstracts receiving the highest scores through the peer review process are included in the Presidential Poster Session. The study examines factors associated with nocturia in a cohort of middle-aged and older women enrolled in a study a Kaiser. Dr. Walter and Dr. Lee are both co-authors for this study.

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