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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.

UCSF Dermatologists Pen Book to Promote Education of Rare Disorders That Cause Hair Loss

October 04, 2011 UCSF dermatologist Vera Price and her former fellow, Paradi Mirmirani wrote a book to help residents better understand and treat Cicatricial alopecia, a group of rare disorders that cause permanent hair loss.

Chancellor Outlines Three-Year Plan for UCSF

October 04, 2011 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann on Tuesday outlined a new vision for UCSF — to be the world's preeminent health sciences innovator — as part of a three-year plan.

UCSF's Diversity Celebration Kicks Off October 3

October 03, 2011 The UCSF community is invited to celebrate the many forms of diversity of people during a celebration that begins October 3 with the annual art show and ends on November 15 with a photo exhibition.

UCSF Students Pack Classroom to Learn About Health Care Reform

October 03, 2011 A year after the passage of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, students at UCSF are showing up in large numbers to learn about the landmark legislation thanks to a student-coordinated elective that brought the topic into the classroom two years before they were scheduled to learn about it.

Leaders Discuss Transforming Global Health Education

September 27, 2011 Some of the biggest names in the field of global health came to UCSF recently to discuss to work together to improve the education of health professionals in the United States and around the world.

UCSF School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2015 With White Coat Ceremony

September 12, 2011 Incoming medical school students don white coats in an annual ritual marking the start of their education at UCSF, inspiring their professors, others with their dedication, dreams and diverse backgrounds.

UCSF Graduate Students Earn Prestigious Fellowships

August 22, 2011 Forty six UCSF students have been awarded 2011-2012 UCSF Graduate Division Fellowships and another 25 students received Graduate Student Research Fellowship awards from the National Science Foundation.

UCSF Takes Action to Offset Student Tuition Fee Hikes

August 18, 2011 UCSF students on financial aid can breathe easier after University officials identified nearly $2 million to offset the recent statewide tuition hikes.

Leaders Hail Science as Key to Nation's Strength, Success During Festival Kick-off

August 17, 2011 Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.

UCSF Enjoys Banner Year for Accreditation, Key Indicator of Academic Excellence

August 09, 2011 UCSF, the only graduate health sciences university in the UC system, has been awarded four separate education accreditations this year, with stellar grades in every case.

Teamwork Makes Hospitals Safer: Q&A With Mary Blegen, Director of the Center for Patient Safety

August 04, 2011 Mary Blegen, director of the Center for Patient Safety in the UCSF School of Nursing, describes the importance of interprofessional teamwork to improve the quality and safety of patient care.

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