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VAWA and Revised UC Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy

March 07, 2014 The University of California has issued a revised Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy in response to President Obama signing into law the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture to Feature Kaiser Permanente Chairman

January 14, 2014 The campus community is invited to hear George C. Halvorson, former chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, present the Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

UCSF Group Advocates for Science Research on Capitol Hill

June 21, 2013 A group from UC San Francisco joined representatives from the nine other University of California campuses last month to make the case for Congressional support of graduate research and education at "UC Day in DC."

Genetically Modified Food Labeling Through the Lens of Public Health

November 05, 2012 As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle to Outline Challenges Ahead With Affordable Care Act

October 01, 2012 Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle is discussing the challenges that lie ahead for the Affordable Care Act and what’s needed to ensure its success as part of the UCSF Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture Series this week.

Affordable Care Act: Next Challenge to Turn Health Coverage into Access

July 02, 2012 The Supreme Court ruling on the health care law is a "great opportunity, but it’s really only the beginning of what’s likely to be a very long journey,” said Josh Adler, MD, chief medical officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Timeline of Health Care Law

June 28, 2012 This timeline reflects the highlights over the past three years that culminates with the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

UCSF Goes to Washington

June 28, 2012 UCSF takes its mission of advancing health worldwide seriously and so do the leaders of the free world. That's why UCSF scientists and scholars are regularly called to nation's capitol to get their expert advice.

Moving Toward a National Health Record System

June 26, 2012 UCSF Medical Center's recent adoption of a new electronic health record system, not only advances patient safety, it enables UCSF to comply with a federal mandate requiring all health providers and hospitals to shift to electronic medical records as part of national health care reform.

Health Policy Experts to Address California's Independent Medical Review Program

April 04, 2012 Two health policy experts will present the findings from "A Study of California's Independent Review," as part of UCSF's regular health policy seminars on April 13.

Intel Fellow to Talk About Health Innovation

March 27, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to hear Eric Dishman, director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group, talk about Intel's approach to health care at UCSF on April 5. 

National Health Policy Expert to Talk Politics of Universal Health Care

March 19, 2012 Stuart H. Altman, PhD, professor of national health policy at Brandeis University, will talk about "Power, Politics and Universal Health Care," at a seminar at UCSF on March 22.

"ER" Producer and Physician to Address Future of Emergency Care in America

January 09, 2012 John Maa, MD, an assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Surgery, and Neal Baer, MD, executive producer of TV's "ER" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," will address "The Futre of Emergency Care in America - Doctors as Storytellers" on January 11 in Cole Hall on the Parnassus campus.

Bruce Alberts: He Has Science in His Soul

October 28, 2011 UCSF biochemist Bruce Alberts has devoted his long career to improving the understanding and appreciation of science, which this week takes center stage at UCSF and beyond as part of the first-ever Bay Area Science Festival.

Leaders Hail Science as Key to Nation's Strength, Success During Festival Kick-off

August 17, 2011 Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.

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