Recent articles by Leland Kim

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.

Summit Brings Forth Ideas on Sustainability and Environmental Impact

June 12, 2014
In an effort to better address concerns about humans’ impact on the environment and to communicate ongoing efforts to improve the world in which we live, the UCSF Office of Sustainability held a “Health and Sustainability Summit” at the Mission Bay campus.

Eight Win Prestigious Academic Senate Awards

May 07, 2014
Eight UCSF faculty members have been honored with the prestigious Academic Senate Awards in three categories: Faculty Research Lecturer, Distinction in Mentoring and Distinction in Teaching.

EXCEL Graduates Take the Road Less Traveled

April 30, 2014
Nine interns graduated this month from the sixth cycle of the EXCEL program, UCSF’s flagship workforce development program.

How Engaged Are UCSF Employees?

April 25, 2014
How successful has UCSF been in engaging its staff as they work to achieve the University’s mission and strategic plan? The Gallup organization aims to answer that in its survey of employees next week.

UCSF Researchers Among Those Recognized by President Obama

April 15, 2014
Four UCSF-affiliated researchers are among 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.