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Robert Wachter Examines Highs and Lows of Digitizing Health Care in New Book

April 01, 2015 Robert Wachter chronicles the challenges of digitizing medicine and health care — and the potential technology holds — in his new book, 'The Digital Doctor.'

New Reality of California ‘DREAMers’ Takes Shape at UCSF

March 26, 2015 José Carrasco Sandoval, Laura Aguilar and Angie Celis typify the caliber of talent UC San Francisco attracts. All three have been chosen to join the School of Dentistry’s Class of 2019. Unlike most of their peers, all three are “DREAMers.”

Alumni Association Marks 150th Anniversary with Awards

March 25, 2015 To mark UC San Francisco’s 150th anniversary, the Alumni Association of University of California San Francisco (AAUCSF) is honoring 150 alumni of UCSF's four professional schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy), the Graduate Division, and training programs with an Alumni Excellence Award.

Three UCSF Pioneers to Appear in PBS Cancer Documentary

March 24, 2015 UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop, MD, Professor Emeritus Harold Varmus, MD, and Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be highlighted for their pioneering work on cancer in the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which airs March 30-April 1, 2015.

DeGrado Wins International Award for Protein Research

March 23, 2015 William DeGrado, PhD, a UC San Francisco researcher, has won a prestigious award from the Protein Society, an international organization dedicated to supporting protein research.

New Campaign Showcases UCSF Pride

March 11, 2015 We have launched a One UCSF web page to serve as a platform to magnify our pride in the work we do every day. We’re sharing the stories of people who exemplify UCSF's ideals – whose individual contributions demonstrate the drive, passion and intensity of UCSF.

Gladstone Scientist Awarded International Prize in Epilepsy Research

March 04, 2015 Jeanne Paz, PhD, an assistant investigator at the UC San Francisco-affiliated Gladstone Institutes, has been awarded the prestigious Michael Prize, honoring her significant contributions to the field of epilepsy.

Hook-Barnard Appointed Director of Research Strategy

February 20, 2015 India Hook-Barnard, PhD, has been appointed Director of Research Strategy in the School of Medicine, where she will work with Executive Vice Dean Keith Yamamoto, PhD, developing and supporting research and research training programs.

Lai Among Bay Area’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’

February 19, 2015 UC San Francisco’s Jennifer Lai, MD, MBA, was recently selected as a “Top 40 under 40” in the Class of 2015 by the San Francisco Business Times. She is the only UCSF faculty member honored by the publication.

UCSF Physicians, SFGH Nurse Honored by San Francisco General Hospital Foundation

February 19, 2015 Two longtime UC San Francisco physician-researchers and a SFGH nurse have received the 2015 Heroes & Hearts Award bestowed by the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. Diane Havlir, MD, Edgar Pierluissi, MD, and Maya Vasquez, RN, were honored at the Foundation’s annual awards luncheon on Feb. 12 for their “impact on the community through their work at The General.”

UCSF Ebola Responders to Share Their Stories at Town Hall

February 19, 2015 UCSF will convene a town hall on Thursday, Feb. 26 to update the community on its global and local response to the Ebola outbreak.

Nominations for Chancellor Award for Public Service Due Feb. 24

February 17, 2015 It is awards season at UCSF and time to celebrate our colleagues who have gone above and beyond in serving others. Nominations are now being accepted and they are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Beloved Cancer Researcher Passes After a Brief Illness

February 17, 2015 Retired UC San Francisco cancer researcher Lois Barth Epstein, MD, DSc, died on Feb. 6, after a brief illness. She was 81. Epstein was a leading contributor in the field of cancer research, a skilled artist, and an active member of the San Francisco Bay Area community.

Office of Diversity and Outreach Hires a CARE Advocate

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.

Ptáček Receives Prestigious Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award

February 10, 2015 UC San Francisco’s Louis J. Ptáček, M.D., a pioneer in the field of neurogenetics, is the 2015 recipient of the American Society for Clinical Investigation’s prestigious Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award. Ptáček is being honored for his research leading to the development of the field of ion channel defects, known commonly as channelopathies.



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