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UCSF Commends Student Leaders for Organizing Peaceful Demonstration, Reinforces Commitment to Diversity

December 10, 2014 UCSF leadership released a statement in response to recent events in Ferguson and New York City, which have brought national attention to long-felt issues surrounding systemic inequalities that disproportionally impact underrepresented minorities, particularly black men.

Pantilat Receives Award for Work in Palliative Care

December 09, 2014 UCSF's Steven Pantilat, MD, has received the 2014 Ritz E. Heerman Memorial Award by the California Hospital Association (CHA). He is being recognized for his efforts to improve the quality of care provided by palliative care services.

2 UCSF-Led Programs Receive Major Funding to Tackle San Francisco Health Issues

December 05, 2014 Two UCSF-sponsored programs beat out more than 80 others to win major funding to help advance meaningful solutions to local health issues in San Francisco.

Two UCSF Researchers Awarded Funding for Work on Pediatric Oncology

December 02, 2014 Two UCSF faculty members are among three promising young researchers nationally recognized for their work in pediatric oncology. UCSF’s Adam de Smith, PhD, and Kyle Walsh, PhD, will share a $1.35 million award with Duke University’s Lisa Crose, PhD.

Klein Named Fellow of National Scientific Society

November 24, 2014 UCSF's School of Dentistry’s Ophir David Klein, MD, PhD, has been selected this year as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed for scientific work or socially distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.

Graduate Division Receives Grant to Continue Hosting Amgen Scholars Program

November 21, 2014 The Graduate Division at UCSF has been awarded a grant from the Amgen Foundation that will provide hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program.

Health Officials Visit UCSF to Review Preparedness to Treat Ebola Patients

November 21, 2014 Federal, state and local health officials visited UCSF on Nov. 19 to review and provide consultation on the medical center’s preparedness in the event it receives a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease.

Deeply Rooted: Sam Hawgood's Journey to Finding Magic at UCSF

November 20, 2014 UCSF Magazine sat down with newly appointed Chancellor Sam Hawgood to learn about how he found the magic at UCSF more than 30 years ago, starting with one fateful meeting.

UCSF Contributes to $28 Billion Health Sector in San Francisco

November 19, 2014 UCSF is part of the city’s thriving health sector that collectively generates $28.4 billion to the economy – more than tourism and technology – according to a new economic impact report.

Nicoll Receives Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience

November 10, 2014 UCSF neuroscientist Roger Nicoll, MD, has received the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) highest award, the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience. He and Richard W. Tsien, DPhil, of New York University, will share the $25,000 prize.

Holmes Wins the Margaret Mead Award

November 07, 2014 UCSF's Seth Holmes, MD, PhD, has won the Margaret Mead Award, which is presented to a younger scholar for a particular accomplishment, such as a book, film, monograph, or service, which interprets anthropological data and principles in ways that make them meaningful to a broadly concerned public.

13 Honored for Making UCSF a ‘More Inclusive Place’

November 07, 2014 More than 200 members of the UCSF community gathered Oct. 30 to celebrate 13 honorees of the second annual Chancellor Diversity Awards, which recognize faculty, staff, postdocs, students and trainees who make UCSF a more inclusive place.

UCSF Kicks Off Seasonal ‘Employee Giving Program’

November 05, 2014 As we enter the autumn “season of giving”, the 2014 Annual Campaign of the UC San Francisco Employee Giving Program is underway. It offers faculty and staff a convenient way to make tax-deductible gifts to support the causes that they find most personally meaningful.

Jaffe Appointed First Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

November 05, 2014 David M. Jaffe, MD, has been appointed as the first chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) at UC San Francisco effective Feb. 1, 2015. Jaffe will also serve as the department’s vice chair for Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Preparations and Training Continue at UCSF for Possible Patient Infected with Ebola

October 31, 2014 UCSF Medical Center continues to train nurses and physicians and inform front-line staff on what to do in case a patient with suspected or confirmed Ebola Virus Disease arrives at its hospitals and clinics.