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Celebrating Commencement 2011: UCSF Chancellor Advises Graduates to "Seize the Day"

June 08, 2011 In celebration of commencement 2011, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann congratulates graduates and takes the opportunity to tout what makes UCSF great in a new video posted on YouTube.

Vice Chancellor Castro to be Honored by Beijing Municipal Commission of Education

June 03, 2011 Vice Chancellor Joseph Castro will be awarded the International Cooperation Dedication Award, which is presented by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education to an educator whose influence, dedication and work impacts higher education collaboration on the world stage. 

UCSF School of Medicine Names Vice Dean of Education

May 27, 2011 Catherine Reinis Lucey, who is currently interim dean and vice dean for education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, has been appointed vice dean for education in the UCSF School of Medicine.

UCSF Creates Primary Care Guidelines for Transgender Patients

May 26, 2011 The UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health has released the first-of-its-kind, web-based primary care guidelines for treating members of the transgender community. 

UCSF Joins Caltech in Creative Problem Solving to Advance Health Care

May 23, 2011 Experts at UCSF and Caltech are pushing the boundaries of creative problem solving to address important clinical problems with the hope that the talent pool at both institutions, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, will advance health care innovation.

Inter-school Research Festival Underscores Value of Interdisciplinary Collaboration

May 17, 2011 UCSF's inter-school research day is "part of the growing recognition of the importance of interprofessional team learning and research which is key to the translational medicine of the future,” according to Joel Palefsky, who is credited with organizing the event showcasing research from fellows, residents and students from all four professional schools. 

UCSF Launches New Master's Degree Program in Biomedical Imaging

May 11, 2011 As the leading health science campus for the UC system, UCSF is uniquely positioned to offer a new master’s degree program in biomedical imaging, which has greatly progressed in the last decade, increasing the speed and quality of imaging and driving a greater need for advanced education.

UCSF's Academy of Medical Educators Celebrates a Decade of Innovation

April 22, 2011 In 2000, educational leaders at UCSF’s School of Medicine established a new organization to ensure, highlight and uplift the value of teaching. This year, that entity, the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, celebrates its first decade.

UCSF Job Training Program Transforms Lives and Strengthens Community

April 11, 2011 After experiencing hard times, Rhea Spate is now a full-time employee at the Memory and Aging Center thanks in part to the UCSF Community Outreach and Internship Program that trained her with the skills to thrive in a professional environment.

Early Interventions Result in High Rates for Breastfeeding at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

March 24, 2011 UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital ranks number four out of hospitals throughout California based on their rates of exclusive breastfeeding, when the infant only receives breast milk, according to a recent report.

UC Regents Scrutinize Fiscal Crisis

March 16, 2011 The University of California Regents heard this week that the 10-campus system expects to have a budget shortfall in fiscal 2011-2012 of nearly $900 million. 

Western Colleges Commission Gives UCSF High Marks for Collaboration and Diversity

March 11, 2011 The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has reaffirmed UCSF’s accreditation across all four schools and the Graduate Division, citing UCSF’s capacity to continue achieving its goals for student success into the future.

Women's Health Program Launches Seminar Series, Awards Scholarships

March 04, 2011 Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program is supporting career development for translational and clinical researchers in a wide variety of disciplines  and is launching a new seminar series on March 8.

UCSF Academic Senate Recognizes Four Distinguished Faculty

March 02, 2011 The UCSF Academic Senate has announced the 2011 recipients of the Distinction in Teaching and the Distinction in Mentoring Awards. They are: Kenny Banh, Timothy Berger, Mallory Johnson and Jeanette Brown.  

UCSF Summit Empowers Young Women to Be Next Generation of Leaders

March 01, 2011 More than 200 young women from 20 San Francisco-area high schools will attend a March 2 summit exploring issues that impact their health and goals -- including how to deal with stress, relationship violence, sexuality and birth control, and how to evolve into future leaders.

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