Using skills as a seasoned, experienced Student Services professional, the Foundations 1 Academic Advisor provides the full range of student services within the School of Medicine (SOM). Independently advises students and resolves student services-related issues. Advises faculty and management on a variety of student issues. Works with the school's Deans to recommend changes to policies,practices, and procedures.
The Foundations 1 Academic Advisor is responsible for key programs and services that support medical students during Foundations 1. The Advisor works with key stakeholders across the School of Medicine and UCSF campus to plan, organize,and facilitate the annual new student orientation program, learning support programs like peer tutoring, leadership development activities, and large school events like the White Coat Ceremony. This position will also provide individual academic advising to students, support students in academic need,and serve as an advisor to student government and other medical student organizations.
ADMISSIONS & STUDENT EXPERIENCE TEAM
The Admissions and Student Experience Team (AsSET) is responsible for attracting, selecting, matriculating, and supporting every medical student onher or his path to successful development into the 21st Century UCSF Physician.This team works to align UCSF’s learning environments with our values and promises to promote every student’s professional identity formation through building community and cultivating success for all.
As a part of AsSET, the Student Experience Team (SET) ensures that systems are in place:
- To cultivate a sense of belonging and being known for every student through mentoring, advising, community-building programs and organizational support for all students, whole classes, and sub populations across classes.
- To provide enhanced support services for student well being, UIM students, first generation students, students from socioeconomically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, and students with disabilities.
- To provide the resources, structures, and support necessary for students to transform into the 21st Century UCSF Physician.
SET ensures that every student’s experience with those systems is outstanding and works to cultivate ideal professional identity formation as students develop competence in the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and attributes needed by the 21st Century UCSF Physician.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research,graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.