Heather joined the UCSF School of Medicine Office of Graduate Medical Education as the accreditation manager in 2009. She works closely with the 80 clinical departments and residency and fellowship programs at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine facilitating communications with the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medicinal Education (ACGME) and all matters related to ACGME accreditation. Heather plays a leading role in developing new accreditation resources for faculty and staff and in preparing UCSF for the ACGME Next Accreditation System. In addition, she manages and serves as a member on the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Executive Committee and GME Committee (GMEC) which implements policies and procedures regarding the quality of education and the work environment for trainees and oversee program’s compliance of ACGME requirements.
Heather formerly worked in the UCSF Office of the Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, Faculty Development and Advancement where she served for three years as the Faculty Mentoring Program Coordinator and Academic Affairs Analyst. Heather played an instrumental role in the development and launch of a number of Chancellor’s Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) programs that seek to improve the work-life and academic environment for the University's faculty. These programs include the Faculty Mentoring Program, Faculty Development Program, Faculty Information and Welcoming Week event and Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award.
Previously, she worked in the School of Pharmacy, Dean's Office for five years where her duties included providing administrative support for the Educational Policy Committee, coordinating the Dean's special events and retreats, and assisting with the Dean's communications.
Heather currently serves as the staff representative on the Campus Community Centers Advisory Council. She has served several elected positions on the UCSF Staff Council and the Council of University of California Staff Assemblies (CUCSA). During her appointment on CUCSA she served as a staff representative of UCSF and collaborated with staff members and senior administrators from all University of California (UC) campuses, the UC Office of the President, and the UC Regents. She earned a BA in Liberal Studies and a minor in English and American Literature from San Francisco State University (SFSU).
University of California, San Francisco
Office of Graduate Medical Education
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