Recent articles by Leland Kim

Peter Walter: 'This Honor Really Belongs to All of Us'

September 19, 2014
More than a hundred colleagues, family and friends gathered Monday to celebrate Peter Walter, PhD, the recipient of the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious honors in science and medicine.

Wintroub Appointed Interim Dean of the School of Medicine

September 11, 2014
Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement today.

UCSF Is the Number One Fundraiser at AIDS Walk San Francisco

August 29, 2014
UC San Francisco finished first place among this year’s AIDS Walk San Francisco fundraising teams, a feat achieved for the first time since UCSF started participating in the Walk back in 1987.

Wachter Named One of 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

August 28, 2014
UCSF's Robert Wachter, MD, has been named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. He is the only person from UCSF and only one of two academic physicians to be honored.

Neuro ICU Team Forms an Ice Bucket Challenge Chain Reaction

August 26, 2014
When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.

Chancellor Hawgood Accepts the Challenge

August 22, 2014
On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.

Deborah Grady Wins 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship

August 06, 2014
Deborah Grady's success in cultivating young talent has led to her winning the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship.

Desai Named Chair of Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

July 23, 2014
Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.

Alumni Weekend Celebrates Collective Strength of UCSF Community

July 01, 2014
Now in its third year, UCSF's Alumni Weekend event embodies a "One UCSF" approach, representing a culture shift not only for alumni relations, but also for the campus as a whole.

Honoring Loved Ones Through AIDS Walk San Francisco

June 19, 2014
UCSF has 19 registered teams at this year's AIDS Walk San Francisco. They hope to beat last year's total of $71,573, the third highest total among all Bay Area groups. They set a new goal of $75,000 this year.