May 14, 2015
John D.B. Featherstone, PhD, dean of the UCSF School of Dentistry, is pleased to announce the appointment of George Taylor, DMD, MPH, DrPH, to the new position of Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. His appointment is effective July 1.
May 05, 2015
UC San Francisco held several events at its Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses as part of the University of California-wide “Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in April.
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.
February 17, 2015
UC San Francisco’s Office of Diversity and Outreach has hired Denise Caramagno as the University’s care advocate. Effective Feb. 19, she will provide crisis intervention and ongoing support at UCSF to survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence.
January 21, 2015
The University of California will meet its January goals toward implementing a comprehensive approach to addressing sexual violence on campuses, including the creation of a full-time, confidential advocate and support office on each campus and the establishment of a standard model for responding to sexual violence across the university system.
January 16, 2015
UCSF medical students sparked a national movement when they launched #whitecoats4blacklives to bring attention to racial health care disparities. The dialogue didn't end there.
December 16, 2014
More than 150 UC San Francisco professional students participated in a “white coat die-in” where they lay down in their white coats to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, unarmed African American men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, respectively.
December 10, 2014
UCSF leadership released a statement in response to recent events in Ferguson and New York City, which have brought national attention to long-felt issues surrounding systemic inequalities that disproportionally impact underrepresented minorities, particularly black men.
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.
October 24, 2014
The National Institutes of Health have awarded $17 million to establish the SF BUILD program at San Francisco State University (SFSU), with UCSF as their research partner, to promote training opportunities and career development for minority students and faculty in the biomedical sciences.
October 23, 2014
A crowd of students, nurses, doctors, and medical providers packed the film screening and panel discussion of “FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement.” The event, sponsored by the UCSF Committee on Disability Issues as part of 2014 Diversity Month, took a close look at the drive to be “better than human.”
October 01, 2014
UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.
March 19, 2014
The University of California has engaged Rankin & Associates Consulting to conduct a system-wide “Campus Climate” survey, to gather a wide variety of data related to the institution’s living and working environment.
March 19, 2014
The Office of the Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach, which UCSF established in December 2010, serves as the campus leader in building diversity in all aspects of the UCSF mission including climate, curriculum, research, retention, outreach and recruitment.
March 19, 2014
The majority of UCSF faculty, staff and students who responded to a survey said they are “comfortable” or “very comfortable” with their work environment on campus, but there is room for improvement, according to a new UC systemwide study..