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Graduate Division Receives Grant to Continue Hosting Amgen Scholars Program

November 21, 2014 The Graduate Division at UCSF has been awarded a grant from the Amgen Foundation that will provide hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program.

Health Officials Visit UCSF to Review Medical Center Preparedness to Treat Ebola Patients

November 21, 2014 Federal, state and local health officials visited UCSF on Wednesday to review and provide consultation on the medical center’s preparedness in the event it receives a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

UCSF Contributes to $28 Billion Health Sector in San Francisco

November 19, 2014 UCSF is part of the city’s thriving health sector that collectively generates $28.4 billion to the economy – more than tourism and technology – according to a new economic impact report.

Nicoll Receives Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience

November 10, 2014 UCSF neuroscientist Roger Nicoll, MD, has received the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) highest award, the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience. He and Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, of New York University, will share the $25,000 prize.

Holmes Wins the Margaret Mead Award

November 07, 2014 UCSF's Seth Holmes, MD, PhD, has won the Margaret Mead Award, which is presented to a younger scholar for a particular accomplishment, such as a book, film, monograph, or service, which interprets anthropological data and principles in ways that make them meaningful to a broadly concerned public.

13 Honored for Making UCSF a ‘More Inclusive Place’

November 07, 2014 More than 200 members of the UCSF community gathered Oct. 30 to celebrate 13 honorees of the second annual Chancellor Diversity Awards, which recognize faculty, staff, postdocs, students and trainees who make UCSF a more inclusive place.

UCSF Kicks Off Seasonal ‘Employee Giving Program’

November 05, 2014 As we enter the autumn “season of giving”, the 2014 Annual Campaign of the UC San Francisco Employee Giving Program is underway. It offers faculty and staff a convenient way to make tax-deductible gifts to support the causes that they find most personally meaningful.

Jaffe Appointed First Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

November 05, 2014 David M. Jaffe, MD, has been appointed as the first chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) at UC San Francisco effective Feb. 1, 2015. Jaffe will also serve as the department’s vice chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Preparations and Training Continue at UCSF for Possible Patient Infected with Ebola

October 31, 2014 UCSF Medical Center continues to train nurses and physicians and inform front-line staff on what to do in case a patient with suspected or confirmed Ebola Virus Disease arrives at its hospitals and clinics.

Mastering Body and Mind Through Swimming at UCSF

October 31, 2014 Every day, rain or shine, swimmers at the Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center bring unparalleled intensity to the pool. These driven aquatic warriors, serious about fitness, are part of the U.S. Masters Swim (USMS) team known as “Bay Masters,” which is under the guidance of Coach Doug Huestis.

Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 30

October 29, 2014 It’s that time of the year when University of California employees have the option of making changes to their medical plan. Open enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 30 and goes until 5 p.m. on Nov. 25.

School of Nursing Faculty Retreat Emphasizes Collaboration and Educational Innovation

October 28, 2014 Faculty from the UC San Francisco School of Nursing gathered at the Presidio Observation Post on Sept. 24 for their annual faculty retreat to reflect on the past year and plan for a brighter future.

‘Three Minute Thesis’ Finalists to Go Head-to-Head

October 27, 2014 Nine finalists in UC San Francisco Graduate Division’s first-ever “Three Minute Thesis (3MT)” competition will compete against one another on Oct. 29 at UCSF Mission Bay. The top prize is $3,000.

Chancellor, Deans, and Faculty Partner with Student Health and Counseling in ‘Mental Health Matters’

October 24, 2014 To address mental health stigma and raise awareness of the importance of mental health self-care, UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) launched the “Mental Health Matters” campaign on Oct. 20. The campaign features posters and social media highlighting the Chancellor and other faculty members answering the question, “How do you take care of your mental health?”

Dean Vlahov Receives Visionary Pioneer Award from Alma Mater

October 24, 2014 UC San Francisco School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD, has been honored by his alma mater. As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the University of Maryland School of Nursing will honor Vlahov and 24 other outstanding alumni as “visionary pioneers” who have become expert clinicians, educators, and leaders in Maryland, the nation, and around the world.

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