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Global Health Leaders Urge Graduates to Work Toward Health Equity

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.

Sepulveda Delivers Commencement Address to Global Health Scholars

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.

SFGH Trauma Surgeon Works to Prevent Injuries in San Francisco

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.

U.S. Medicaid Drug Lists Cost More, Deliver Less

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.

UCSF Welcomes Nursing School Dean David Vlahov

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.

Implementing Health Care Reform; Early Learnings From California

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.

First Anniversary of Health Care Reform Highlights Increased Interest in Primary Care

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.

UCSF Sets First-Year Hiring Goal of 20 Percent for New Hospital Project at Mission Bay

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.

Senior Vice Chancellor Responds to SF Chronicle Story on Incentive Pay

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.

UC Issues Statement on Executive Pension Benefits

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.

First Faculty Prize Winners Drawn for the 2010 UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign

December 22, 2010 The first faculty prize winners were drawn for the 2010 UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, themed “The Heart of UCSF.”

UCSF Launches Operational Excellence Website

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.

Charitable Giving Campaign Nears its Final Days

December 15, 2010 With only days to go for employees to make donations through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, so far fund totals are looking remarkably below those raised in previous years.

UC Commission on the Future Releases Final Report

December 06, 2010 The final report of the University of California Commission on the Future, convened last year to map out strategies to preserve excellence and access through the state fiscal crisis and beyond, was unveiled today (Dec. 6).

UCSF appoints Navarro first-ever Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach

December 02, 2010 The University of California, San Francisco has appointed an exceptional physician and campus leader in the health sciences as its first vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, charged with creating and maintaining a diverse university environment where everyone has an opportunity to excel.

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