Congratulations to alumnus Seth Holmes, MD, PhD (2007), who was recently named a William T. Grant Foundation Scholar, a program that seeks to improve the amount of high-quality research focused on addressing inequality by providing support for early-career researchers. Of the fifty applicants submitted to this program, Dr. Holmes is one of the three researchers selected to participate. Dr.
Elizabeth McCarthy attended the 2017 Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting in Washington DC in April. She presented a poster with her co-presenter, Jonathan Freise - another MS1, entitled "Increasing Narcan co-prescription rates for patients on chronic opiates at an academic primary care clinic". This project was completed as part of her Clinical Microsystem Clerkship (CMC) at the UCSF Mt. Zion primary care clinic under the guidance of her coach, Dr. Michelle Guy.
UCSF recently celebrated Match Day on March 17, 2017. The UCSF MSTP is thrilled to announce the residency matches for our 2017 graduates.
"The First Nationwide Survey of MD/PhDs in the Social Sciences and Humanities" was just published, authored by Seth M. Holmes, Jennifer Karlin, Scott D. Stonington, and Diane L. Gottheil. Scott Stonington and Seth Holmes are both alumnus of UCSF's MSTP, and Jennifer Karlin is a current UCSF resident. Seth is also an Associate Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology at UC Berkeley and is the co-director of the MD/PhD Joint UCSF/UCB Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology.