Campus News

February 19, 2010
A UCSF group recommends that egg and sperm donors for in-vitro fertilization be provided information on possible use of embryos in stem cell research.
February 19, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi federal economic stimulus funds will help University scientists conduct “biomedical research that literally will change the world.”
February 17, 2010
Message to the Campus By Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH February 17, 2010 I appreciate the opportunity to speak to all of you today – and I’m sorry that I’m doing it by videotape – but I wanted to communicate broadly across the campus and in a timely manner.  Our topic for today is the budget for next year, UCSF 2011, who we will be in the fiscal years 2011 and 2012.  I want to talk to you today about the situation, what you’ll see from me and my team, and what you can expect from me.
February 12, 2010
Faculty, staff and retirees are being surveyed while the University determines how pension and retiree medical benefits for current and future retirees can become financially sustainable.
February 11, 2010
Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.
February 11, 2010
Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.
February 08, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter will join UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann for a town hall meeting to talk about health care reform, federal funding of scientific research and other important issues on February 16.
January 25, 2010
John Plotts, an executive with extensive experience in private industry and the University of California, today joins UCSF as senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration.
January 21, 2010
UCSF has appointed John Plotts, a 30-year financial veteran, to oversee the fiscal and operational management of the life sciences university.
January 20, 2010
For the past eight years, UCSF Medical Center has rewarded performance based on organizational goals through an Incentive Award Program (IAP) across all levels of management and staff. Begun in 2001, the program uses a pay-for-performance approach to focus staff on helping to improve patient safety and quality, patient satisfaction and financial performance throughout the medical center.

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