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Campus News

Empowering Employees to Achieve Cost Savings

February 27, 2014 The UCSF community is encouraged to look for ways both large and small to save money and increase efficiency as the University responds to myriad financial challenges.

Facing New Demands, UCSF Looks to Grow Patient Access and Provide Better Value

February 27, 2014 Overcoming financial challenges that take a budget balance sheet from the red into the black is nothing new to Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He’s been there, done that.

UCSF Looks to Better Support Students Through Philanthropy

February 27, 2014 Even with its research prowess and all the patients it serves, UCSF first and foremost exists to provide its students with the highest caliber of health sciences education.

New Surplus Share System Allows Departments to Trade Resources

September 03, 2013 UCSF has launched Surplus Share, a new and exclusive online trading system that connects UC departments with each other to trade, sell or give away equipment, furniture and other supplies.

UC Regents Approve Increase in Pension Plan Contributions for 2014

July 18, 2013 The UC Board of Regents on Wednesday approved an increase in contributions to the UC Retirement Plan from both the university and employees, effective July 2014.

UCSF Faculty, Non-Represented Staff to Receive Salary Hikes

June 05, 2013 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann today announced that effective July 1, 2013, the University of California will implement systemwide salary increases for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

AAMC Board Chair Mark Laret Calls On Academic Medical Centers to 'Think Differently'

November 08, 2012 Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers must reconsider their traditions, practices and culture to thrive amidst significant funding cuts.

Passage of Proposition 30 Puts Education on Path to Fiscal Stability

November 07, 2012 The University of California will avoid $250 million in spending cuts this year, after voters Tuesday approved Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown's signature tax measure.

President Yudof to Hold Live Web Chat for UC Faculty and Staff on November 2

October 12, 2012 Faculty and staff should mark their calendars for a Friday, Nov. 2 web chat with UC President Mark Yudof and Staff Advisors to the Regents Kevin Smith and Kathy Barton.

UC Annual Accountability Report Shows Strengths, Challenges

September 11, 2012 UC continues to do a tremendous job at ensuring affordability and access, especially for financially disadvantaged students, but a new accountability report finds that state budget cuts are starting to affect quality across the 10-campus University system.

Graduate Medical Education to Undergo Review by IOM Committee

August 22, 2012 Kathy Dracup, dean emeritus of the UCSF School of Nursing, has been named to an Institute of Medicine (IOM) ad hoc committee to conduct an independent review of the graduate medical education system and make recommendations on how to better produce a medical workforce for the 21st century.

UC Regents Discuss Tentative Multi-Year Funding Plan

March 29, 2012 The University of California Board of Regents heard a report today (March 29) on UC's efforts to secure a framework for a multi-year funding plan with the state, including administrators' efforts to avoid a tuition increase in the coming year.