April 21, 2015
It is with tremendous sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Andrew Parsa MD, PhD. Dr. Parsa began his academic career as a faculty member in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF.
April 12, 2015
University of California (UC) is streamlining the menu of investment funds available through the UC Retirement Savings Program (RSP) — your 403(b), 457(b), and Defined Contribution Plans.
April 12, 2015
Two UC San Francisco academic deans are among a coalition of deans from 30 medical, nursing and public health schools nationwide committed to ensuring the next generation of health professionals are trained to effectively address all of the health risks their patients and communities face from climate change.
April 10, 2015
A crowd of almost 250 people gathered at Cole Hall on April 7 to listen to UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, outline his vision for a more inclusive campus environment.
April 08, 2015
UC San Francisco’s Robert Wachter, MD, a leading national expert on patient safety who helped pioneer hospital medicine, has landed at number one on Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual list of the most influential physician executives.
April 03, 2015
When leaders at UC San Francisco were planning to build UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, they made sure that state-of-the-art energy efficiency systems were integrated in the design of their new buildings, which led to a check from PG&E for $804,000 in incentives that came via that focus on sustainability and energy efficiency.
April 01, 2015
Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, the Sharon A. Lamb Endowed Chair in Symptom Management Research in the UCSF School of Nursing, is one of 19 nurse researchers being inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).
April 01, 2015
Robert Wachter chronicles the challenges of digitizing medicine and health care — and the potential technology holds — in his new book, 'The Digital Doctor.'
March 26, 2015
José Carrasco Sandoval, Laura Aguilar and Angie Celis typify the caliber of talent UC San Francisco attracts. All three have been chosen to join the School of Dentistry’s Class of 2019. Unlike most of their peers, all three are “DREAMers.”
March 25, 2015
To mark UC San Francisco’s 150th anniversary, the Alumni Association of University of California San Francisco (AAUCSF) is honoring 150 alumni of UCSF's four professional schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy), the Graduate Division, and training programs with an Alumni Excellence Award.
March 24, 2015
UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop, MD, Professor Emeritus Harold Varmus, MD, and Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be highlighted for their pioneering work on cancer in the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which airs March 30-April 1, 2015.
March 23, 2015
William DeGrado, PhD, a UC San Francisco researcher, has won a prestigious award from the Protein Society, an international organization dedicated to supporting protein research.
March 11, 2015
We have launched a One UCSF web page to serve as a platform to magnify our pride in the work we do every day. We’re sharing the stories of people who exemplify UCSF's ideals – whose individual contributions demonstrate the drive, passion and intensity of UCSF.
March 04, 2015
Jeanne Paz, PhD, an assistant investigator at the UC San Francisco-affiliated Gladstone Institutes, has been awarded the prestigious Michael Prize, honoring her significant contributions to the field of epilepsy.
February 20, 2015
India Hook-Barnard, PhD, has been appointed Director of Research Strategy in the School of Medicine, where she will work with Executive Vice Dean Keith Yamamoto, PhD, developing and supporting research and research training programs.