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May 28, 2014
As families took to the streets to enjoy community festivals, many also got the opportunity to be proactive about their health, thanks to a volunteer effort by UC San Francisco faculty and students. More than 120 people participated in free dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival in the Mission District on April 12 and the Bayview Sunday Streets event on May 4.
May 15, 2014
One of the major topics of discussions about the future of UCSF is how the University will continue to work with the community to improve health and address disparities.
April 10, 2014
The medical school that Hugh Toland founded during the San Francisco Gold Rush has grown into one of the world’s leading health sciences universities.
April 10, 2014
UCSF bestowed its highest honor, the UCSF Medal, this year to Carrol Estes, Richard Rosenberg, Martha Ryan and Pablo Valenzuela.
February 24, 2014
First-year UCSF medical student Jeffrey Chen gives a first-person account of a night he volunteered for the UCSF Homeless Clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.
August 02, 2013
UCSF School of Dentistry students hit the Sunday Streets event in the city’s Mission District last weekend to offer free oral exams to children.
August 02, 2013
In an effort to improve health outcomes in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has announced the expansion and alignment of three successful community health collaboratives into one body, now known as the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership.
June 24, 2013
Construction is set to begin this summer on a dynamic public plaza space that will provide a rich and varied experience for thousands of people at the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
June 04, 2013
The turnout for this year's free skin cancer screening hosted by the UCSF Department of Dermatology made it one of the most successful. The blazing Saturday sun may have been an appropriate reminder about the importance for getting checked.
May 22, 2013
The many ways in which UCSF students reach out to the community are as diverse as San Francisco itself, from combating Hepatitis B to hosting radio shows about science careers.

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