Connecting the UCSF cancer community with education, mentoring, and career development across all trainee levels.
Featured Career Development Opportunity
Postdoc Professional Development Seminar: Understanding the Why & How of Community Engaged Research
Nov. 15, 3:30-5pm.
Learn what it means to engage with the community and the resources available at UCSF to conduct community engaged research. Speakers: Paula Fleisher, Assoc. Director, Center for Community Engagement (CCE), Roberto Vargas, Assoc. Director CCE, Tung Nguyen, MD, and Franklin Huang, MD/PhD. Click here to register.
Faculty Opportunities
K12 Physician Scholar Program in Clinical Oncology (PSPCO)
The goal of PSPCO is to foster the development of the next generation of clinical scientists to be effective partners with discovery scientists and conduct high impact and innovative patient-centered cancer research. PSPCO's curriculum focuses on developing expertise in clinical trail design and implementation. Click here for more information on the training plan and to find the RFA and application link. Application due Dec. 3, 2021
2022 Diversity Supplement Matchmaking Event
Jan. 19, 2022, 9am - 1pm

This virtual "speed interview" event matches faculty with diversity supplement (DS) eligible grants with trainees eligible to apply for a DS. Click here for more information and to register. Email
Ángel-Max Guerrero for questions. Open to DS eligible faculty and trainees.
UCSF Graduate Faculty Development Mentor Training Program

This program offers trainings to support research faculty in their various roles as research mentors for PhD students and postdocs. Each training will satisfy the graduate program's mentorship training requirement for the academic year. For a list of their training sessions and to register click here. Open to all graduate faculty.
Understanding the Roots of Racism and Bias: Anti-Blackness, and Its Links to Whiteness, White Racism, Privilege, and Power 2021

Hosted by the UCSF CME Office and chaired by Dante King, this multi-day, intensive group workshop focuses on disrupting racism and racial bias, increasing awareness of perpetual, systematic racial inequities through the lens of race, sex, and gender. For more information and to register, click here. Open to all faculty.
Osher Collaborative Faculty Fellowship in Integrative Health

This program offers specialized advanced training for faculty interested in integrative health. The interdepartmental and trans-institutional Faculty Fellowship expands integrative medicine expertise, fostering an accessible and comprehensive network of integrative care, education, and scholarship. Applications due Dec. 31. Program runs July 2022 - June 2023. Click here for more information.
Mentoring Opportunity
UCSF - SFUSD Linked Learning Hub
The Learning Hub is a new partnership between UCSF and SFUSD that provides space for high school students to conduct research, use state-of-the-art lab space, and participate in lectures, seminars, etc. 11 SFUSD high school students have been hired as ambassadors who will provide input on all aspects of the Linked Learning Space. We are looking for UCSF faculty, trainees or staff mentors to work with them in 2 preschedule sessions (11/10, 12/9, 1/19, 2/17) from 11am – 2pm. Contact Angel Max Guerrero for more information.
Trainee Opportunities
T32 Cancer Population Science Postdoc Positions at Georgetown University

The program prepares trainees for independent research careers with a focus on clinical and community translational research. 2-3 years of funding, competitive salary and benefits, as well as funds for travel and research support. Click here for more information.
UCSF Library Data Science Initiative (DSI)

DSI serves as a campus hub for education and support in data science. Upcoming workshops include:
  • PubMed for Clinicians 11/8
  • DNA Variant Analysis with R Bioconductor 11/29
  • Python Background and Review for Machine Learning Workshops 12/3
Click here for more information and to register. Open to faculty, trainees and staff

Date Change: Postdoc Professional Development Seminar
Maximizing the Impact of Your Work (Preprints, Twitter, Press, etc.)
Now April 12, 4pm-5pm

Click here for more information and to register. Speakers: Atul Butte, MD/PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, and Karen Gehrman, Assoc. Director of Communications, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC). Open to all postdocs.
F Grant Series: Specific Aims - Nov. 30, 3:30pm - 5pm. Speaker: Diane Barber, PhD, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Cell and Tissue Biology. Open to postdocs and grad students.

F Grant Series: Research Strategy - Dec. 16, 3pm - 4:30pm. Speaker: Katie Stone, PhD, Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Open to postdocs and grad students.
Click here for more career development opportunities by trainee level
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