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).
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.