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UCSF Students Lead National Movement Bringing Attention to Impact of Racial Disparities in Health Care

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.

UCSF Commends Student Leaders for Organizing Peaceful Demonstration, Reinforces Commitment to Diversity

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.

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month

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.

Ongoing and Recent Initiatives in Diversity and Inclusion

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.

UCSF Climate Survey Q&A

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.

UCSF Community Reports Positive Work and Study Climate

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..

Transgender Day of Remembrance at UCSF

November 19, 2013 The UCSF LGBT Resource Center invites the community to a Day of Remembrance for those lost due to transphobia and violence.

UCSF Names Affirmative Action, ADA Director

August 06, 2013 Cristina Pérez, an attorney who specializes in affirmative action compliance and workplace diversity, has been named program director of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act.

UC Takes Steps to Implement Changes From Supreme Court’s DOMA, Prop 8 Rulings

July 29, 2013 The University of California has been reviewing the legal, policy and operational implications of the Supreme Court rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) for the University and its employees and retirees.

School of Medicine Art Display Focuses on Power of Healing Hands

July 05, 2013 A new art display outside the School of Medicine dean’s offices highlights the power of hands in this healing profession.

UCSF Names New Diversity Program Manager, LGBT Specialist

June 26, 2013 Larry Lariosa, MA, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has been named diversity program manager and LGBT specialist at UC San Francisco's Office of Diversity and Outreach.

UCSF Vice Chancellor Named Interim Vice Provost of Academic Affairs

June 10, 2013 J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, has been appointed interim vice provost of Academic Affairs while an internal recruitment to fill the position is underway. J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD

UCSF Seeks Nominations for Awards that Foster, Support Diversity

May 17, 2013 UCSF is requesting nominations for the Chancellor Diversity Awards highlighting the contributions individuals make in the advancement of disability service, diversity, GLBT leadership and women.

Influence of Unconscious Bias Focus of Diversity Discussion

March 22, 2013 The UCSF community is invited to join a discussion on "The Influence of Unconscious Bias" on Tuesday in Cole Hall on the Parnassus campus.

Traveling Ambassadors Promote Diversity at UCSF

January 31, 2013 With the goal of recruiting top researchers while also promoting faculty diversity, the Traveling Ambassador Program is an integral part of UCSF’s vision of being the world’s pre-eminent health sciences innovator.

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