July 24, 2013
Elizabeth Watkins, PhD, dean of the UCSF's Graduate Division, has been named to oversee all student and graduate affairs and lead major educational initiatives for the University.
July 12, 2013
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been nominated for appointment as the 20th president of the University of California, it was announced today.
Regent Sherry Lansing, chair of a 10-member special search committee, said Napolitano rose to the top from a large field of candidates and was recommended on a unanimous vote.
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
January 11, 2013
UCSF ranks second in the annual ranking of world universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
January 10, 2013
Gov. Brown’s proposed budget is seen as positive step forward, according to Patrick Lenz, the University of California system’s vice president for budget and capital resources.
January 09, 2013
What makes a good mentor? Previous studies have shown the professional benefits of cultivating a strong mentoring relationship, but a recent study co-led by UCSF researchers delved further to analyze the attributes that make a successful mentor-mentee pairing.
December 28, 2012
A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.
December 13, 2012
Award-winning scientists, university chancellors, presidents of health care organizations, chief executive officers, deans of colleges, commanding generals: UCSF has a history of producing alumni who become leaders in the health sciences.
December 04, 2012
Cellular imaging isn’t usually top-of-mind when parents buy the popular LEGO(TM) building blocks for their kids, but the two have converged in a UCSF experiment that applies design thinking to science.
November 07, 2012
The University of California will avoid $250 million in spending cuts this year, after voters Tuesday approved Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown's signature tax measure.
November 07, 2012
Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who successfully landed a jetliner in New York's Hudson River in 2009, shared lessons from the aviation industry with UCSF leaders, physicians and health sciences students that he said could greatly improve patient safety.
November 05, 2012
The World Series may be over, but AT&T Park was still buzzing over the weekend as thousands came to play and learn through interactive science exhibits.
October 30, 2012
Students may begin their medical school careers riding on a cloud of altruism and goodwill, but it’s not long before the grueling schedule, avalanche of new vocabulary and stubborn patients can take a toll. UCSF's David Watts, MD, argues that a healthy dose of literature – poems and stories, specifically — be a core part of the student experience.
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.
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.