April 24, 2015
Brains age, just like the rest of the body, even for those don't get neurological disease, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on April 14. While aging does more damage to some than others, most people can take steps to improve their health.
April 23, 2015
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee held a reception April 13 honoring the appointment of Sam Hawgood, MBBS, as UC San Francisco’s 10th Chancellor.
April 22, 2015
UCSF restarted its Entrepreneurship Center in March 2012. The program helps start companies from UCSF inventions and has built an entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University.
April 21, 2015
It is with tremendous sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Andrew Parsa MD, PhD. Dr. Parsa began his academic career as a faculty member in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF.
April 12, 2015
University of California (UC) is streamlining the menu of investment funds available through the UC Retirement Savings Program (RSP) — your 403(b), 457(b), and Defined Contribution Plans.
April 12, 2015
Two UC San Francisco academic deans are among a coalition of deans from 30 medical, nursing and public health schools nationwide committed to ensuring the next generation of health professionals are trained to effectively address all of the health risks their patients and communities face from climate change.
April 10, 2015
A crowd of almost 250 people gathered at Cole Hall on April 7 to listen to UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, outline his vision for a more inclusive campus environment.
April 08, 2015
UC San Francisco’s Robert Wachter, MD, a leading national expert on patient safety who helped pioneer hospital medicine, has landed at number one on Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual list of the most influential physician executives.
April 03, 2015
When leaders at UC San Francisco were planning to build UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, they made sure that state-of-the-art energy efficiency systems were integrated in the design of their new buildings, which led to a check from PG&E for $804,000 in incentives that came via that focus on sustainability and energy efficiency.
April 01, 2015
Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, the Sharon A. Lamb Endowed Chair in Symptom Management Research in the UCSF School of Nursing, is one of 19 nurse researchers being inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).
April 01, 2015
Robert Wachter chronicles the challenges of digitizing medicine and health care — and the potential technology holds — in his new book, 'The Digital Doctor.'
March 26, 2015
José Carrasco Sandoval, Laura Aguilar and Angie Celis typify the caliber of talent UC San Francisco attracts. All three have been chosen to join the School of Dentistry’s Class of 2019. Unlike most of their peers, all three are “DREAMers.”
March 25, 2015
To mark UC San Francisco’s 150th anniversary, the Alumni Association of University of California San Francisco (AAUCSF) is honoring 150 alumni of UCSF's four professional schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy), the Graduate Division, and training programs with an Alumni Excellence Award.
March 24, 2015
UCSF Chancellor and Professor Emeritus J. Michael Bishop, MD, Professor Emeritus Harold Varmus, MD, and Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will be highlighted for their pioneering work on cancer in the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” which airs March 30-April 1, 2015.
March 23, 2015
William DeGrado, PhD, a UC San Francisco researcher, has won a prestigious award from the Protein Society, an international organization dedicated to supporting protein research.