November 18, 2011
A National Academy of Sciences committee co-chaired by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, recommends the creation of a Google maps-like data network that could transform the future of medical discovery, diagnosis and treatment.
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.
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.
August 11, 2011
UCSF leaders in Global Health Sciences urged the graduating class of global health scholars to work toward achieving health care equity around the world.
August 10, 2011
Jaime Sepúlveda, who will join the University as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences on September 1, delivered a commencement address to the 2011 Class of Masters of Sciences in Global Health.
August 08, 2011
San Francisco General Hospital trauma surgeon Rochelle Dicker, who has treated many pedestrians who ended up in the emergency room after being struck by vehicles, is working with city officials to help make the streets of San Francisco safer.
June 17, 2011
The U.S. Medicaid program is likely paying far more than necessary for medications and not offering patients the most effective ones available, by ignoring international evidence-based lists of safe and effective medications, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF.
April 01, 2011
David Vlahov arrives to UCSF on April 1 for his first day on the job as dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.
March 30, 2011
California is at the forefront of health care reform but success will depend on a partnership between doctors and the state, according to a new analysis led by UCSF.
March 23, 2011
One year ago today, (March 23) President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, setting in motion a series of reforms that over the course of four years will grant 32 million more Americans insurance coverage.
January 28, 2011
UCSF is voluntarily committing to an ambitious goal for its new medical center at Mission Bay to hire a workforce averaging at least 20 percent San Francisco residents during the first year of the project.
January 24, 2011
John Plotts, senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration, today (January 21) issued an email letter to the UCSF community about the San Francisco Chronicle story on incentive pay for some UCSF employees.
January 04, 2011
Following recent media reports about a letter by 36 University of California executives regarding pension benefits, UC Board of Regents Chairman Russell Gould and University President Mark Yudof issued a statement on January 4. The statement is posted on the UC website
December 22, 2010
The first faculty prize winners were drawn for the 2010 UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, themed “The Heart of UCSF.”
December 16, 2010
UCSF’s ongoing program called “Operational Excellence” has a new website to help faculty and staff better understand efforts to reorganize campuswide services and achieve both administrative excellence and financial savings.