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Connecting the UCSF cancer community with education, mentoring and career development across all trainee levels.

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For Students: Diversity Matchmaking Event

NIH-Diversity Supplement Matchmaking Event
Jan. 24, 2020, Mission Hall Rm. 1400


Interested in doing research after you graduate? This event is intended for recent graduates from undergraduate or Masters programs who are looking for a full time research position. Trainees at this level often work in a lab for 1-2 years to gain additional research experience before applying for graduate or professional school (e.g. medical school, dental school, etc.).

To attend the matchmaking event on January 24th please fill out this form no later than January 17th, and RSVP here. For FAQs on NIH-diversity supplements, eligibility and the matchmaking event, view this document. For questions please email Yazmin Carrasco, PhD.

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For Faculty: Diversity Matchmaking Event

NIH-Diversity Supplement Matchmaking Event
Jan. 24, 2020, Mission Hall Rm. 1400


Do you have a diversity supplement eligible grant and would like to connect with an eligible student to apply? This event is also for you. It will consist of a speed mentoring session with faculty and students, testimonials from previous diversity supplement awardees, and other useful information. Although all training levels are welcome to attend, at this event, we will be particularly focused on recruiting at the Junior Specialist level. This level is intended for recent graduates from undergraduate or Masters programs who are looking for a full time research position. Trainees at this level often work in a lab for 1-2 years to gain additional research experience before applying for graduate or professional school (e.g. medical school, dental school, etc.).

If you’d like to attend the matchmaking event on January 24th, please RSVP here. For FAQs on NIH-diversity supplements, eligibility and the matchmaking event, view this document. For questions please email Yazmin Carrasco, PhD.

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OET's Research Careers Speaker Series (RCSS) - Institutional Review Board

Feb. 3, 2020, Mission Hall Rm. 2105

The IRB must review all research that involves human subjects performed by UCSF faculty, staff or students before the research can begin. Come learn more about the IRB and possible careers within the organization. Light lunch will be served. Register here by Jan. 29.


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The strong commitment of the HDFCCC to education and mentoring is reflected in Center-specific efforts, as well as in the integration and coordination between the HDFCCC and other UCSF wide career enhancement programs and initiatives. The Office of Education and Training (OET) was created to coordinate these efforts, leveraged the rich learning environment, resources and opportunities available within the greater UCSF campus community, to complement HDFCCC activities and develop new education programs were needed. The OET is led by Associate Director for Education Dr. Emily Bergsland.
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Dr. Emily Bergsland – Associate Director for Education
Dr. Emily Bergsland is a specialist in gastrointestinal oncology at the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her expertise includes treating colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers, and neuroendocrine tumors. She sees patients in the Gastrointestinal Surgery and Oncology Clinic. Bergsland earned a medical degree at the University of Minnesota and completed a residency and fellowship at UCSF. She joined the UCSF medical staff and faculty in 1996. In her research, she focuses on developing and testing new cancer therapies. She is a professor of clinical medicine at UCSF.

Jennifer Seuferer, MS – Education & Training Manager
Jennifer Seuferer is the Education and Training Manager at the Cancer Center, helping to create the Office of Education and Training’s career development programs. She has 8 years of experience designing and delivering education programs. Jennifer has a BS in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado and a MS in Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts. She is also a Certified Meeting Professional and holds her Event Design Certificate.
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