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Hawgood, Leadership Team Outline Diversity Vision for UCSF

April 10, 2015 A crowd of almost 250 people gathered at Cole Hall on April 7 to listen to UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, outline his vision for a more inclusive campus environment.

UC Establishes Full-Time Advocates, Enacts Other Measures to Address Sexual Violence on Campuses

January 21, 2015 The University of California will meet its January goals toward implementing a comprehensive approach to addressing sexual violence on campuses, including the creation of a full-time, confidential advocate and support office on each campus and the establishment of a standard model for responding to sexual violence across the university system.

Life After the ‘Die-In’

January 16, 2015 UCSF medical students sparked a national movement when they launched #whitecoats4blacklives to bring attention to racial health care disparities. The dialogue didn't end there.

UCSF Students Lead National Movement Bringing Attention to Impact of Racial Disparities in Health Care

December 16, 2014 More than 150 UC San Francisco professional students participated in a “white coat die-in” where they lay down in their white coats to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner, unarmed African American men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, respectively.

UCSF Commends Student Leaders for Organizing Peaceful Demonstration, Reinforces Commitment to Diversity

December 10, 2014 UCSF leadership released a statement in response to recent events in Ferguson and New York City, which have brought national attention to long-felt issues surrounding systemic inequalities that disproportionally impact underrepresented minorities, particularly black men.

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month

October 01, 2014 UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.

Ongoing and Recent Initiatives in Diversity and Inclusion

March 19, 2014 The Office of the Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach, which UCSF established in December 2010, serves as the campus leader in building diversity in all aspects of the UCSF mission including climate, curriculum, research, retention, outreach and recruitment.

UCSF Climate Survey Q&A

March 19, 2014 The University of California has engaged Rankin & Associates Consulting to conduct a system-wide “Campus Climate” survey, to gather a wide variety of data related to the institution’s living and working environment.

UCSF Community Reports Positive Work and Study Climate

March 19, 2014 The majority of UCSF faculty, staff and students who responded to a survey said they are “comfortable” or “very comfortable” with their work environment on campus, but there is room for improvement, according to a new UC systemwide study..

Transgender Day of Remembrance at UCSF

November 19, 2013 The UCSF LGBT Resource Center invites the community to a Day of Remembrance for those lost due to transphobia and violence.

UCSF Names Affirmative Action, ADA Director

August 06, 2013 Cristina Pérez, an attorney who specializes in affirmative action compliance and workplace diversity, has been named program director of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act.

UC Takes Steps to Implement Changes From Supreme Court’s DOMA, Prop 8 Rulings

July 29, 2013 The University of California has been reviewing the legal, policy and operational implications of the Supreme Court rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) for the University and its employees and retirees.

School of Medicine Art Display Focuses on Power of Healing Hands

July 05, 2013 A new art display outside the School of Medicine dean’s offices highlights the power of hands in this healing profession.

UCSF Names New Diversity Program Manager, LGBT Specialist

June 26, 2013 Larry Lariosa, MA, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has been named diversity program manager and LGBT specialist at UC San Francisco's Office of Diversity and Outreach.

UCSF Vice Chancellor Named Interim Vice Provost of Academic Affairs

June 10, 2013 J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, has been appointed interim vice provost of Academic Affairs while an internal recruitment to fill the position is underway. J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD

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