Summer may be over, but several high school students likely won’t forget the cutting-edge science they conducted in a UCSF program that is seeking funds to continue next year.
September 15, 2010
September 08, 2010
David Irby, vice dean for Education at the UCSF School of Medicine, will receives a prize from the Karolinska Institutet for his finding that medical expertise is necessary, but not enough to become a great teacher in medicine.
August 13, 2010
Jean-Xavier Guinard, previously a professor at UC Davis, has been named associate vice provost and executive director of the UC Education Abroad Program.
August 11, 2010
Eighteen students recently graduated from a program designed to prepare students and practitioners for leadership careers in international health policy, health care, and health research and development.
August 06, 2010
UC Vice President Patrick Lenz issued a statement on Aug. 4 about the latest budget proposal from state Assembly and Senate Democrats that keeps funding of higher education exactly the same as what Gov. Schwarzenegger is proposing. Read the entire statement on the UC website.
July 28, 2010
Today UCSF is launching a new website to highlight news and information from and about UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann.
July 16, 2010
More funding will be available this year to support UCSF students from socio- or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, as a result of a 300 percent increase in federal funding for Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program for the upcoming school year.
July 14, 2010
UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.
July 14, 2010
A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training. The findings are the first to show that practicing simple visual tasks can improve the accuracy of short-term, or “working” visual memory.
June 03, 2010
UCSF’s Renee Navarro and Amy Levine, both champions of diversity, played pivotal roles in the recent UC Diversity Pipeline Initiative, which encourages female students to pursue careers as faculty in the health sciences.