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UCSF to Host Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Qualities of Next Chancellor

March 05, 2014 Members of the UCSF community are invited to share their ideas on the qualities and characteristics they would like to see in the next chancellor during town hall meetings on Monday, March 10.

Empowering Employees to Achieve Cost Savings

February 27, 2014 The UCSF community is encouraged to look for ways both large and small to save money and increase efficiency as the University responds to myriad financial challenges.

Facing New Demands, UCSF Looks to Grow Patient Access and Provide Better Value

February 27, 2014 Overcoming financial challenges that take a budget balance sheet from the red into the black is nothing new to Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He’s been there, done that.

A Night at the UCSF Homeless Clinic

February 24, 2014 First-year UCSF medical student Jeffrey Chen gives a first-person account of a night he volunteered for the UCSF Homeless Clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.

Special Grand Rounds Address Children's Hospital Affiliation Inquiries

February 03, 2014 Leaders of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland spoke at a special grand rounds to discuss the nature of the affiliation between the two hospitals.

UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Spring 2014 Cycle

January 29, 2014 UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which offers a single online application process for a wide variety of intramural grant offerings, is now inviting applications for the Spring 2014 cycle. The electronic-submission deadline is Monday, February 24, at 2 p.m.

Big Ideas for UCSF 2.0 Initiative Move Forward

January 29, 2014 UC San Francisco is moving forward in its quest to map its future through year 2025, an initiative known as UCSF 2.0.  

Mission Bay Garage Helps to Create Parks, Open Space in Neighborhood

January 27, 2014 Sold-out San Francisco Giants games at AT&T Park have led to a greener southeastern waterfront, thanks to a unique program sponsored by UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay Third Street Garage.

UCSF Ahead of Curve in Water Conservation

January 27, 2014 UCSF's multiple water-saving projects have resulted in savings of 29 million gallons of water annually. UC President Janet Napolitano has issued a challenge to all 10 UC campuses to reduce water consumption 20 percent by the year 2020.

Chancellor Discusses Transition Plan, Thanks UCSF Community in Video Message

January 23, 2014 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, addresses the UCSF community in a video message, highlighting key initiatives and thanking the people of UCSF for their support over the years.

Associate Vice Chancellor of Research to Leave UCSF

January 21, 2014 Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist and director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is leaving UCSF at the end of February to become the inaugural dean of the Dell School of Medicine at The University of Texas at Austin.

Two Faculty Members Win NAS Awards

January 17, 2014 Joseph DeRisi, PhD, and Allison Doupe, MD, PhD were honored by the National Academy of Sciences for their “extraordinary scientific achievements” yesterday. They join 13 others in the fields of physical, biological and social sciences.

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.

Inside UCSF: Year in Review

December 20, 2013 Inside UCSF takes a quick look at some of the biggest stories of 2013 that highlight the University and the campus community.

Cardiovascular Study Gets Approval from the American Heart Association

December 06, 2013 UC San Francisco’s Health eHeart Study – an ambitious technology-based cardiovascular research study – has garnered the support from the American Heart Association, the largest U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to reducing disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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