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April 30, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann celebrated the start of the 2012 commencement season at UCSF with a speech congratulating 806 graduates who she says are destined to be future leaders in health sciences.
April 30, 2012
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann received a standing ovation on April 19 after sharing a heart-felt story about her life and lessons learned to students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered to hear what was billed as UCSF's inaugural “Last Lecture.”
April 26, 2012
Heading off to college is almost always daunting, even for the most accomplished high school students. That’s why about 500 San Francisco seniors flocked to UCSF Mission Bay recently for a community outreach program designed to curb the dropout rate.
April 26, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann announced a four-year $100 million fund-raising initiative during her April 24 speech marking the beginning of commencement season at the University.
April 19, 2012
For the first time, UCSF is hosting a campuswide alumni reunion this weekend that will unite all four professional schools (dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy) and the Graduate Division.
April 16, 2012
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann will celebrate excellence in education at UCSF when she delivers her 2012 commencement address to be webcast live on Tuesday, April 24.
April 11, 2012
It’s a brave new world online. As the influence of social media widens, the lines between users’ personal and professional lives are blurring. Doctors are no exception. According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), violations of online professionalism are prevalent among physicians. The study found that 92 percent of state medical boards in the United States have received reports of violations ranging from inappropriate contact with patients to misrepresentation of credentials.
April 05, 2012
Let the record reflect: American history is indeed taught at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the world's leading health sciences universities with its founding as a medical school dating back to 1864.
April 03, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, bestowed the University’s highest honor to four internationally renowned innovators and leaders for outstanding contributions in areas associated with UCSF’s mission.
March 29, 2012
The UCSF Center for LGBT Health & Equity convened a health forum for the fourth consecutive year, attracting 200 interprofessional health students for two days of education about the long-overlooked health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people.

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