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First-Ever Partners in Primary Care Summit Shares Lessons From the Field

October 22, 2012 The first-ever UCSF and Partners Primary Care Summit brought key players to the table to discuss how to improve patient-focused care in San Francisco as part of national health reform.

Top Students Tell Why They Chose UCSF

October 10, 2012 Top students from UCSF's four professional schools and the Graduate Division tell why they chose to study at UCSF, one of the nation's premier health sciences universities, in a new video captured during new student orientation day.

Undergraduates Get Hands-On Experience with Clinical Research

September 04, 2012 UCSF’s Pre-Health Undergraduate Program offers undergraduate college students from the Bay Area and around the country a valuable combination of mentorship, classroom training and networking support with the goal of attracting them to careers in clinical and translational science.

Interprofessional Education Expert Seeks to Improve Health Care

August 28, 2012 Scott Reeves, PhD, director of UCSF’s Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education, takes the national spotlight in Washington, DC, this week as co-chair of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) workshop that aims to improve health care.

Graduate Medical Education to Undergo Review by IOM Committee

August 22, 2012 Kathy Dracup, dean emeritus of the UCSF School of Nursing, has been named to an Institute of Medicine (IOM) ad hoc committee to conduct an independent review of the graduate medical education system and make recommendations on how to better produce a medical workforce for the 21st century.

UCSF's Resource Allocation Program Seeks Applications for Fall Cycle

August 17, 2012 UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which incorporates a single online application for 30 different research grants, is now requesting applications for the Fall 2012 Cycle.

UCSF, King's Health Partners-London Announce Faculty Exchange

August 15, 2012 Continuing a partnership that began in 2009, King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre in London and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are working together on joint opportunities for collaboration in areas such as student and faculty exchange, online education and training, curriculum development, cooperative research and open data exchange.

Bioscience Entrepreneurs Navigate Funding Options in Inaugural Course

August 09, 2012 A first-of-its-kind UCSF course to help bioscience entrepreneurs secure funding met with high interest and overflowing classrooms during its five-week run this summer.

Summer Internships Encourage High School Students to Pursue Careers in Science

August 03, 2012 Andrea Lopez knows that she could easily be doomed by her demographic: She is 17, Latina and the mother of a baby boy. But UCSF's Science Education & Health Partnership's internship program has helped her prove otherwise.

Refugee Receives Soros Fellowship to Pursue Doctorate in Sociology

July 10, 2012 When Boroka Bo enters UCSF in September to pursue a doctorate in medical sociology, she will arrive with a highly prestigious fellowship and a resume that is unconventional by any measure.

UCSF Names Guglielmo Interim Dean of Pharmacy School

June 12, 2012 UCSF has named Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, an international expert in the clinical use of antimicrobials and chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, as interim dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, starting July 1.

Medical Student Confronts Cancer at Bench, Bedside and Beyond: Sam Brondfield

May 29, 2012 Fourth-year medical student Sam Brondfield has spent his student career exploring disease in every stage. It’s ambitious, but Brondfield — who first was interested in studying the stars — has always seen the bigger picture.

UCSF School of Pharmacy Celebrates 2012 Commencement

May 11, 2012 Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, congratulated the graduates of the nation's top-ranked pharmacy school while faculty, friends and family members looked on at the 2012 commencement ceremony at Davies Symphony Hall on May 4.

UCSF Students, Residents Take Center Stage at Research Festival

May 08, 2012 Students and residents involved in a comprehensive training and mentoring program were given the opportunity to showcase their research as part of the 2012 Inter-School Research and Scholarly Activity Festival.

UCSF Ushers in 2012 Commencement Season

April 30, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann celebrated the start of the 2012 commencement season at UCSF with a speech congratulating 806 graduates who she says are destined to be future leaders in health sciences.

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