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Global Health Leaders Urge Graduates to Work Toward Health Equity

August 11, 2011 UCSF leaders in Global Health Sciences urged the graduating class of global health scholars to work toward achieving health care equity around the world.

Sepulveda Delivers Commencement Address to Global Health Scholars

August 10, 2011 Jaime Sepúlveda, who will join the University as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences on September 1, delivered a commencement address to the 2011 Class of Masters of Sciences in Global Health.

SFGH Trauma Surgeon Works to Prevent Injuries in San Francisco

August 08, 2011 San Francisco General Hospital trauma surgeon Rochelle Dicker, who has treated many pedestrians who ended up in the emergency room after being struck by vehicles, is working with city officials to help make the streets of San Francisco safer.

UCSF Welcomes Nursing School Dean David Vlahov

April 01, 2011 David Vlahov arrives to UCSF on April 1 for his first day on the job as dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.

First Anniversary of Health Care Reform Highlights Increased Interest in Primary Care

March 23, 2011 One year ago today, (March 23) President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, setting in motion a series of reforms that over the course of four years will grant 32 million more Americans insurance coverage.

Senior Vice Chancellor Responds to SF Chronicle Story on Incentive Pay

January 24, 2011 John Plotts, senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration, today (January 21) issued an email letter to the UCSF community about the San Francisco Chronicle story on incentive pay for some UCSF employees.

UC Issues Statement on Executive Pension Benefits

January 04, 2011 Following recent media reports about a letter by 36 University of California executives regarding pension benefits, UC Board of Regents Chairman Russell Gould and University President Mark Yudof issued a statement on January 4. The statement is posted on the UC website.

First Faculty Prize Winners Drawn for the 2010 UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign

December 22, 2010 The first faculty prize winners were drawn for the 2010 UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, themed “The Heart of UCSF.”

UCSF Launches Operational Excellence Website

December 16, 2010 UCSF’s ongoing program called “Operational Excellence” has a new website to help faculty and staff better understand efforts to reorganize campuswide services and achieve both administrative excellence and financial savings.

Charitable Giving Campaign Nears its Final Days

December 15, 2010 With only days to go for employees to make donations through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, so far fund totals are looking remarkably below those raised in previous years.

UC Commission on the Future Releases Final Report

December 06, 2010 The final report of the University of California Commission on the Future, convened last year to map out strategies to preserve excellence and access through the state fiscal crisis and beyond, was unveiled today (Dec. 6).

Boyd Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Ethics and Compliance

December 02, 2010 Elizabeth Boyd, a preeminent bioethicist and medical sociologist, has been appointed to direct campus oversight for the UCSF Ethics and Compliance Program.

UCSF Appoints First-ever Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Outreach

December 02, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann named campus leader Renee Navarro, past director of academic diversity, as the University’s first vice chancellor of diversity and outreach.

Embryonic Stem Cell Lawsuit Threatens Regenerative Medicine Research

December 01, 2010 A lawsuit and inaction by Congress threaten federally funded embryonic stem cell research at UCSF and across the country.

Pyle Leads News and Media Relations as News Director

November 16, 2010 Amy Pyle, a veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience in communications, has joined UCSF as executive director of news and media relations.

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