UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Katherine Hyland, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Katherine M. Hyland is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and a member of the Institute for Human Genetics at the University of California, San Francisco. Her primary roles are in health professions education and faculty development. She teaches biochemistry and genetics, and directs courses in the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. She currently serves as Chair of the Essential Core Course Committee that oversees the pre-clerkship medical curriculum, and is involved in designing components of the new Bridges curriculum (to launch in fall 2016). Dr. Hyland is active member in the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators and leads Faculty Development workshops at UCSF and as well as nationally and internationally. As the inaugural Chair of the Genetics Course Directors group in the Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics (APHMG), she led an effort to develop national competencies in medical genetics. Her current educational interests include applying foundational sciences to clinical reasoning, and incorporating an integrated approach to genomic medicine in the training of future physicians.

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