UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Recognized for Dedication to Sustainability

New Building is first LEED Gold Certified Acute Care Medical Facility in San Diego Region

The UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is the first hospital-based project in the region to receive LEED Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Representatives from the USGBC – San Diego Chapter recently presented a plaque to the building project and design team…. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.
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UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Recognized by Industry Leaders for Highest Quality, Consistent Care

Only academic facility on West Coast to receive certification

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center has one of the first oncology practices in the nation to be recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program is a new initiative to certify oncology practices that meet rigorous standards for high-quality cancer care. .. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Dr. Barbara Parker
The medical director of oncology services at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is Barbara A. Parker, MD, professor of clinical medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology.

In her own clinical practice and research projects, Parker specializes in breast cancer. She was named in 2011 to both the national “Top Doctors” list from US News and World Report and the “San Diego’s Top Doctors” list from the San Diego County Medical Society and San Diego Magazine.

UC San Diego’s Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Combines Greenness with State-of-the-Art Treatment

The exterior shiny metal louvers and heat-reflecting glass, combined with interior spaces sprinkled with modern art and low-wattage lights give the newly opened UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center the lean and healthy crispness of a salad with non-fat dressing.

The final garnish, as cool as a slice of cucumber, is a circular etched-glass plaque from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of the center’s attainment of LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) “Gold” certification standards … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud   Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

Ehtisham “Shami” Mahmud, MD, FACC, pictured above left, co-directs the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, with surgeon Michael Madani, MD. Mahmud is professor and chief of clinical cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Medicine.

Dermatology Residency Program Wins Recertification and Commendation from ACGME

The UC San Diego Dermatology Residency Training Program has received a commendation along with a five-year recertification from the Accreditation Committee for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

The ACGME commended Program Director Terence C. O’Grady, M.D., and his staff for the excellence of the program, with particular praise for the program’s pediatric training and scholarly activity.

“We’re very pleased with the results of the recent survey and are excited about the continued growth of the training program,” Dr. O’Grady said.

In a recent interview, Dr. Richard Gallo, Chief of Dermatology, said of the program, “It is one of the most competitive programs around.

“We are dedicated to outstanding clinical teaching as well as training the future academic leaders in dermatology.”

The Dermatology Residency Training Program is a three-year program that attracts hundreds of applicants for its three available slots each year.

Along with UC San Diego Medical Center, Rady Children’s Hospital and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System are participating sites in the residency training program.

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