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September 30, 2014
UCSF is poised at “a key inflection point” in its history and must be prepared to swing in new directions, Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, said in his inaugural State of the University speech on Sept. 30.
September 30, 2014
A year ahead of schedule, UCSF has met the unprecedented fundraising challenge set by Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman to raise $5 million from 500 donors for the Discovery Fellows Program, which supports basic science PhD education.
September 18, 2014
This fall, UCSF welcomes 999 new students. Check out an infographic highlighting some fun facts about this new crop of future clinicians and researchers.
September 18, 2014
What makes a good teacher? When it comes to dealing with life and death, a great teacher looks beyond the classroom to empower students who will be making critical decisions. Here are some ways that's happening at UCSF.
September 18, 2014
The UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign is aiming to address the ever-widening gap between what medical students are being taught and what they need to learn to function as modern physicians.
September 14, 2014
UCSF ranked at the top in a national evaluation of residency training programs by the online physician network Doximity and U.S. News & World Report.
September 11, 2014
Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement Sept. 11.
September 09, 2014
UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood traveled to Fresno on Sept. 5, along with UC President Janet Napolitano and other top UC educators, to hear from high school and medical students, as well as medical residents.
September 05, 2014
Motivating INformed Decisions (MIND), UC San Francisco’s newest career exploration program, is about to embark on its inaugural year. MIND will give basic and biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral students the skills they need to effectively explore the diversity of careers available to PhD scientists.
August 18, 2014
UCSF is among the top universities in the world yet again, ranking second in clinical medicine and pharmacy and fifth in life sciences in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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