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Campus News

Wintroub Appointed Interim Dean of the School of Medicine

September 11, 2014 Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement Sept. 11.

Hawgood, Other UC Leaders Encourage Students in Central Valley

September 09, 2014 UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood traveled to Fresno on Sept. 5, along with UC President Janet Napolitano and other top UC educators, to hear from high school and medical students, as well as medical residents.

Career Exploration Program Launched

September 05, 2014 Motivating INformed Decisions (MIND), UC San Francisco’s newest career exploration program, is about to embark on its inaugural year. MIND will give basic and biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral students the skills they need to effectively explore the diversity of careers available to PhD scientists.

Networking Opportunity at Faculty Development Day

September 04, 2014 The ninth annual Faculty Development Day, scheduled for Sept. 11, offers all UC San Francisco faculty members an opportunity to network with colleagues, learn how to build and enhance their work life, and enjoy lunch together.

Desai Named Chair of Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

July 23, 2014 Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.

Drew Honored By the American Heart Association

July 03, 2014 The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.

UCSF Police Issues Campus Safety Bulletin Following Recent Shootings

June 26, 2014 Following recent news reports of a number of active shooter incidents, UCSF Police want members of the campus community to know what they can do and what resources are available to help prevent these crimes.

Eight Win Prestigious Academic Senate Awards

May 07, 2014 Eight UCSF faculty members have been honored with the prestigious Academic Senate Awards in three categories: Faculty Research Lecturer, Distinction in Mentoring and Distinction in Teaching.

EXCEL Graduates Take the Road Less Traveled

April 30, 2014 Nine interns graduated this month from the sixth cycle of the EXCEL program, UCSF’s flagship workforce development program.

Napolitano Reflects on First Two Weeks as UC President

October 17, 2013 Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano shared a letter to the UC community.

Partnership Formed to Foster Innovations in Teaching and Learning At UCSF

October 08, 2013 The Academy of Medical Educators, the Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education and the UCSF Library & Center for Knowledge Management are joining to make a unique call for proposals, “Innovations Funding for Education.”

UCSF Appoints Elizabeth Watkins as Vice Chancellor of Student Academic Affairs

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.

Regents’ Special Committee Nominates Janet Napolitano for Next UC President

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. Janet Napolitano

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

UCSF Ranks Second Among World Universities in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy

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).

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