Research

The UCSF Department of Medicine is committed to our faculty members’ and trainees’ success. We provide research support programs and internal grants to aid in career development, spark new research projects, and foster community.

PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES

  • iRAPS
  • NIH+
  • PIVOT
  • PREPARE

INTERNAL AWARDS

  • Cohort Enhancement Grant
  • Team Science Planning Grant
  • DiBS

RESEARCH COMMUNITY

  • Research Newsletter
  • College of Bench Scientists

Programs & Initiatives

Internal Awards

Research Community


Meet the Team

Associate Chairs for Research

David Erle, MD is the DOM Associate Chair for Biomedical Research and a Professor of Medicine in the Lung Biology Center at ZSFG. In his Associate Chair role, he supports the department’s research enterprise by advocating for its faculty members and implementing new initiatives as well as stewarding its wet lab space. As a member of the Parnassus Research Programming Task Force, he represents the department and the new CoLabs initiative.

Diane Havlir, MD is the DOM Associate Chair for Clinical Research and a Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of HIV, ID, and Global Medicine at ZSFG. In her role as Associate Chair, she is focused on improving the clinical trials infrastructure and improving researchers’ experience and retention in the department. She is actively involved in the development and planning for the new Research building at ZSFG.

 Administration

Alyssa Tecklenburg is a Manager in the Chair’s Office of the Department of Medicine, who works with the Associate Chairs for Research, operationalizing initiatives to support the research enterprise, managing IT, and facilities projects, and overseeing the Department’s space portfolio. She recently co-founded the Women in Technology @ UCSF group and helps lead the programming and strategy. In addition to her current duties, she is also attending the UCLA-Anderson Executive MBA program, expecting to graduate in 2021.

DOM Central Research Administration
The Research Administration Unit of the Department of Medicine supports 39 academic divisions by partnering with faculty, university administration, sponsors, and internal and external collaborators to:

  • Contribute to proposal strategies to maintain stature as the highest NIH-funded department of medicine
  • Act as responsible stewards of research funds
  • Provide high quality customer service to our research community

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