Office of Education and Training

Upcoming Events


Featured Career Development Opportunities

travel grant


Postdoc Travel Grants

Now accepting applications. Two grants of up to $1500 for travel to cancer specific conferences will be given. Due September 25. Details/ Application.

C3 workshop

Computational Cancer Boot Camp  Oct. 31 - Nov. 4

The Boot Camp will introduce trainees to ideas in computational cancer including bioinformatics, computational biology, and statistics. Hands-on components will utilize the R language. Geared toward postdocs and clinical fellows cancer.  Details/ Application here. Applications due 9/15.

K12 Physician Scientist Program in Clinical Oncology (PSPCO) 

Now accepting applications. Provides salary support for protected research, clinical trial, career development, and leadership training. Click here for details and to apply. 

microphone - speaker series

HDFCCC Program Meetings & Events Calendar

As a trainee at HDFCCC, you have access to many events across the Cancer Center.  To view the events calendar follow these instructions. If you have any questions, email Jennifer Seuferer.

About the Office of Education and Training

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.

Emily Bergsland, MD - Associate Director of Education

Dr. 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.