At this session, Dr. Walter will share her own experience and her approach as an effective mentor on best practices to ensure success and satisfaction in your career at UCSF. Some of the topics she will address include:
-Being an effective research mentor and mentee
-Sponsorship in academic medicine
-Opportunities in aging research and scholarship for individualizing health care
Louise C. Walter, MD is a Professor and Chief of the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. She is an internationally known clinician-researcher and a primary care geriatrician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Dr. Walter has transformed the field of Geriatrics with landmark studies demonstrating the fundamental importance of life expectancy rather than age in determining benefits and risks of cancer screening and other medical tests. She is passionate about mentoring the next generation of health care professionals to conduct high-impact research, teaching and clinical care focused on improving the health and well-being of older persons.
Dr. Walter was the recipient of the UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award at the Associate Professor level in 2010 and was awarded the Outstanding Mid-Career Research Mentor Award by the Society of General Internal Medicine in 2013.
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