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UCSF Chancellor Named to Facebook Board of Directors

March 07, 2013 UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is joining Facebook’s board of directors.

UC Board of Regents Announces First Steps in Search for New UC President

March 01, 2013 UC President Mark Yudof will end his tenure at the helm of the 10-campus system in August.The University of California Board of Regents today (March 1) announced the first steps in the international search for a successor to President Mark G. Yudof, who will end his tenure as the UC systemwide leader in August.

UCSF Mourns Loss of Legendary Master Surgeon Maurice Galante

February 28, 2013 A memorial service will be held March 8 to honor the life of Maurice Galante, MD, professor emeritus and a renowned surgeon at UCSF, who passed away at his home on Feb. 5, 2013. He was 93.

Second Survey to Gauge Staff Engagement at UCSF

February 27, 2013 Staff are invited to voice their opinions about UCSF in a second survey being conducted from March 4 through March 22 to gauge their level of engagement in their work.

In Memoriam: Anthony Taliaferro

February 21, 2013 Members of the UCSF community are saddened by the loss of former UCSF web specialist Anthony Taliaferro, who died on Feb. 14, 2013. He was 50.

Achieving Magnet Status Elicits Enormous Pride at UCSF

February 07, 2013 Last fall, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital achieved Magnet recognition, which signifies outstanding nursing practice. This story traces the journey to achieving that important status symbol.

Nursing Dean Elected to Board of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing

February 05, 2013 David Vlahov, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Spring Cycle

February 01, 2013 UCSF's Resource Allocation Program, which incorporates a single online application for 29 different grant mechanisms, is now requesting applications for the Spring 2013 cycle.

The 2013 Flu Season: How to Protect Yourself

February 01, 2013 Besides getting the influenza vaccine, another important measure to avoid catching or spreading the flu is frequent hand-washing, a UCSF expert says.

Traveling Ambassadors Promote Diversity at UCSF

January 31, 2013 With the goal of recruiting top researchers while also promoting faculty diversity, the Traveling Ambassador Program is an integral part of UCSF’s vision of being the world’s pre-eminent health sciences innovator.

Making Health Care Research More Relevant to Patients

January 30, 2013 Nearly 100 UCSF faculty and staff turned out on Jan. 8 for a Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research symposium hosted by the Comparative Effectiveness Research program at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

UC Accepts Applications for Staff Advisor to Board of Regents

January 25, 2013 The University of California is accepting applications through March 1 for the next staff advisor-designate to the Board of Regents.

UCSF Chancellor Speaks About Future of American Health Care

January 25, 2013 From precision medicine to the thriving bioscience hub at Mission Bay, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, discussed the University's work toward advancing health worldwide in a wide-ranging interview with KCBS.

City, UCSF Celebrate 10 Years of Discovery, Development at Mission Bay

January 24, 2013 Leaders from city and state government, science and industry, joined the UCSF community at the ten-year anniversary party on Wednesday to celebrate the creation of the $3 billion Mission Bay campus.

On Mission Bay's 10th Anniversary, Hospital Construction Surges Forward

January 23, 2013 Ten years after the UCSF Mission Bay campus was established, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay – the key patient-care component of the campus – is only two years away from opening.

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