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UCSF Celebrates National Mentoring Month 2012 in Honor of Late Kevin Mack

December 09, 2011 The UCSF community will celebrate National Mentoring Month in January 2012 with a series of events in honor of the late UCSF professor Kevin Mack, a beloved mentor to both students and colleagues.

The Coming Dearth of Doctors who Specialize in HIV/AIDS

December 02, 2011 As physicians working on the frontlines of HIV/AIDS since its start 30 years ago near retirement, UCSF is looking to attract and train the next generation of doctors to specialize in HIV/AIDS medicine.

Program Empowers the Community Through University Partnership

December 02, 2011 Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.

Lincoln High-UCSF Team Brings Home Gold In Synthetic Biology Contest

November 17, 2011 For the fifth year in a row, a team from Lincoln High School, one of just two made up of high school students, came home with a gold medal in an international science competition after spending 10 weeks in the UCSF lab of Wendell Lim, PhD.

UCSF Intern Program Wins Presidential Award for Mentoring Youth in Science

November 15, 2011 President Obama has named the Science and Health Education Partnership High School Internship Program at UCSF as one of the 2011 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, the White House announced today.

First Bay Area Science Festival Draws Thousands

November 08, 2011 More than 21,000 people converged to AT&T Park for the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, a spectacularly successful community outreach event sponsored in part by UCSF.

UCSF Gets American Heart Association Award as Fit-Friendly Employer

November 04, 2011 UCSF was recently recognized as a 2011 gold-level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program. 

UCSF Aims to Become Workplace of Choice

November 04, 2011 Since reviewing the results of the 2011 employee engagement survey, UCSF has been working to ensure everyone knows exactly what is expected of them and to foster an environment where everyone can thrive.

UCSF Aims to Become Workplace of Choice

November 04, 2011 Since reviewing the results of the 2011 employee engagement survey, UCSF has been working to ensure everyone knows exactly what is expected of them and to foster an environment where everyone can thrive.

UCSF Training Program Attracts Best Minds in Developmental, Stem Cell Biology

November 02, 2011 UCSF's pioneering program in Development and Stem Cell Biology attracts the nation's best faculty and students who are interested in understanding how embryos develop and how cells make tissues and organs – information needed to design novel therapies to cure diseases and treat injuries.

Bruce Alberts: He Has Science in His Soul

October 28, 2011 UCSF biochemist Bruce Alberts has devoted his long career to improving the understanding and appreciation of science, which this week takes center stage at UCSF and beyond as part of the first-ever Bay Area Science Festival.

UCSF Leads Bay Area Science Festival

October 28, 2011 The San Francisco Bay Area Science Festival offers more than 100 mostly free events to put science and technology at everybody's fingertips and to encourage the next generation of scientists and innovators.

Program Helps People Transition from Public Assistance to Careers at UCSF

October 21, 2011 As the second largest employer in San Francisco, UCSF is committed to developing a well-trained and diverse workforce and providing jobs to local residents, both of which happen through the Community Outreach Internship Program.

UCSF Aims for High-Quality Health Care Through Interprofessional Education

October 19, 2011 Future doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurses and physical therapists recently started their educational journey together during Interprofessional Education Day, which is designed to encourage teamwork to ultimately provide high-quality patient care.

Dr. Q, Former UCSF Medical Resident, Returns to Campus on October 10

October 07, 2011 Former UCSF medical resident and stem cell researcher Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, MD, will return to the University to speak about his time at UCSF on October 10 as part of the University's celebration of diversity.

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