The UCSF Department of Dermatology, in partnership with the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the Chinatown Public Health Clinic, will offer free skin cancer screenings in Chinatown to mark National Skin Cancer Awareness Month.
May 06, 2011
The ongoing controversy surrounding the safety of using TASER® electrical stun guns took a new turn today when a team of cardiologists at the University of California, San Francisco announced findings suggesting that much of the current TASER®-related safety research may be biased due to ties to the devices’ manufacturer, TASER International, Inc.
May 02, 2011
Interprofessional education was a recurring theme at UCSF's Education Day when scholars from all four professional schools showcased their work and discussed how to change and adapt teaching in ways that transcend traditional boundaries.
April 28, 2011
His Highness the Aga Khan recently visited UCSF to gain insight into the driving forces behind UCSF’s excellence in research and education, and receive the University’s highest honor, the UCSF Medal.
April 26, 2011
Juan Bautista stood nervously waiting to open the envelope that would dictate where he and his family would spend the next several years of their lives. While he loved his medical school experience at Northwestern University in Chicago, he wanted to match with UCSF Fresno to complete his obstetrics-gynecology residency and give back to the community in which he was raised.
April 22, 2011
In 2000, educational leaders at UCSF’s School of Medicine established a new organization to ensure, highlight and uplift the value of teaching. This year, that entity, the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, celebrates its first decade.
April 21, 2011
UCSF welcomed a group of undergraduate students from across the state last weekend for a two-day event designed to develop a relationship with diverse students who aspire to be among the next generation of health professionals.
April 15, 2011
San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee toured San Francisco General Hospital, where UCSF physicians and allied health care professionals provide patient care services, including the City's only level one trauma center.
April 12, 2011
UCSF faculty are working on several fronts to address ongoing health concerns in response to the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
April 11, 2011
The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) has entered into a collaboration with Deloitte to help the institute in its efforts to convert bioscience innovation into a driver for jobs, companies and improved health in California.