The rheumatology division is very active in education within the UCSF School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine.
Division faculty at all three hospital sites actively engage in medical school teaching in formal School of Medicine (SOM) classes and clerkships and in informal teaching of students in rheumatology clinics and consult services. Division faculty have a number of leadership roles in SOM education.
Dr. Sarah Goglin is the Associate Chief of Education in Rheumatology and in this role, oversees educational strategy in rheumatology in undergraduate and graduate medical education. She directs the rheumatology section of Pathogens and Host Defense (PHD) in Foundations 1 and Medicine 140.24, the fourth-year elective in rheumatology, which gives students an exciting introduction to clinical rheumatology at UCSF Health, ZSFG, and the SFVAMC.
Dr. Jennifer Mandal is the Director of Educational Evaluation in Rheumatology, a new role that recognizes that the need to evaluate and disseminate our educational activities, with the goal of continuing to improve each year and also so that our learnings locally can have a national impact. Dr. Mandal also serves as the Medicine Faculty lead for Program in Interprofessional Practice and Education, and the Program Director of the Education Science and Curriculum Development Fellowship.
Rheumatology faculty have also been recognized campus-wide for their teaching ability over the past five years. Dr. Mimi Margaretten and Dr. Goglin are Bridges Coaches and were awarded the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2017 and 2018, respectively.