UCSF Alumni Weekend This Friday and Saturday!

The annual UCSF Alumni Weekend is this Friday and Saturday, June 1-2! Of the many events taking place, here are just a few:

Dr. Allen To Receive 2018 Alumni of the Year Award on Saturday

As part of this Saturday's UCSF Alumni Weekend festivities, we will celebrate faculty member and alumna Diane Allen, PT, PhD as the recipient of this year's Alumni of the Year Award. The UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy will be honoring Dr. Allen, PT '78, PhD for her dedication to the true principals of physical therapy, her many contributions to the department and program and her service to the community. Please join us at this special reception as we celebrate our awardee. The celebration continues at the Graduate Division Gala Dinner following the reception.

Drs. Topp and Fitzsimmons to Present at Classes Without Quizzes on Friday

One of the four Classes Without Quizzes at UCSF Alumni Weekend on June 1 will be "Emerging and Enduring Trends in Health Professions Education.” Dr. Kimberly Topp will moderate a panel of leaders from each of the health professions presenting to alumni from across the schools. Dr. Amber Fitzsimmons will represent Physical Therapy, and will be joined by Sara Hughes, EdD (Dentistry), Karen Hauer, MD, PhD (Medicine), JoAnne Saxe, RN, DPN (Nursing), and Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH (Pharmacy). The panel will discuss advances in professional education designed to produce practitioners who will tackle the most challenging problems of 21st-century health care.