October 09, 2014
The first year’s Block Party attracted close to a thousand people. Every year, it has grown by at least several hundred attendees. This year’s event held on Oct. 8 drew 4,000 people from UCSF and the surrounding Dogpatch and Potrero Hill neighborhoods.
October 08, 2014
Fifty-one surgeons from 18 developing countries participated in the fifth annual UC San Francisco Surgical Management and Reconstructive Training (SMART) Course at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH). Attendees learned about limb salvage and rotational flap procedures.
October 07, 2014
Zian H. Tseng, MD, MAS, associate professor of medicine in residence in the Cardiology Division and Cardiac Electrophysiology Service at UC San Francisco, received a four-year $2.14 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand on his research of people with HIV/AIDS and their increased risk of sudden cardiac death.
October 06, 2014
Video games that make you smarter. A chip that can identify mysterious illnesses in hours. These are some of the topics top UCSF scientists will discuss at this year’s free UCSF Dreamforce track on Oct. 15.
October 06, 2014
Jennifer R. Grandis, MD, has been appointed UC San Francisco's Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research (AVC-CTR) on Oct. 6. She will begin her new post in January 2015 while also holding a faculty appointment as professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
October 02, 2014
Campus and medical center leadership rolled up their sleeves to kick off flu vaccination season. UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS; UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret; UCSF Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Sheila Antrum, RN, MSHA; School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD; and School of Pharmacy Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, were among the first to get vaccinated at a cowboy-themed “Flu Shot Roundup” event held Oct. 2 at Cole Hall, where many donned Western bandanas.
October 01, 2014
UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.
October 01, 2014
Mission Hall, also known as the Global Health & Clinical Sciences Building, opened for classes in early September, and the spacious, sunny building is just beginning to hum with activity as students and faculty begin to make it their home. The official ribbon cutting ceremony took place Oct. 1.
September 30, 2014
UCSF is poised at “a key inflection point” in its history and must be prepared to swing in new directions, Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, said in his inaugural State of the University speech on Sept. 30.
September 24, 2014
UCSF's John Ziegler, MD, MSc, has won the 2014 Burkitt Medal, an award given by Trinity College Dublin to recognize people who embody “integrity, compassion and dedication."
September 19, 2014
More than a hundred colleagues, family and friends gathered Monday to celebrate Peter Walter, the recipient of the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious honors in science and medicine.
September 15, 2014
The UCSF community is invited to hear Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, deliver his inaugural State of the University address on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
September 11, 2014
Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement Sept. 11.
September 09, 2014
UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood traveled to Fresno on Sept. 5, along with UC President Janet Napolitano and other top UC educators, to hear from high school and medical students, as well as medical residents.
September 05, 2014
Motivating INformed Decisions (MIND), UC San Francisco’s newest career exploration program, is about to embark on its inaugural year. MIND will give basic and biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral students the skills they need to effectively explore the diversity of careers available to PhD scientists.