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July 24, 2013
Elizabeth Watkins, PhD, dean of the UCSF's Graduate Division, has been named to oversee all student and graduate affairs and lead major educational initiatives for the University.
July 12, 2013
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been nominated for appointment as the 20th president of the University of California, it was announced today. Regent Sherry Lansing, chair of a 10-member special search committee, said Napolitano rose to the top from a large field of candidates and was recommended on a unanimous vote. Janet Napolitano
July 03, 2013
Seventeen-year-old Gabby Flores had never met a scientist before, yet she will be surrounded by scientists this summer as she conducts cutting-edge biomedical research as part of the UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership’s High School Intern Program.
June 14, 2013
The UCSF School of Medicine is one of 11 medical schools that’s been selected by the American Medical Association (AMA) to receive $1 million over five years to develop and implement innovative curricula around the best medical practices.
June 11, 2013
Third-year resident Rhea Boyd, MD, and chief resident Jessica Schumer, MD, created a blog for the Department of Pediatrics to better understand the role social media can play in an academic medical center.
June 11, 2013
A low-key revolution is taking place at UCSF that aims to do nothing less than change the way medical students learn and patients receive care. It is called the UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign.
June 03, 2013
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers “must embrace profound, meaningful changes to time-honored, treasured and now increasingly ineffective and unaffordable ways of carrying out our missions.”
May 29, 2013
At this year's Graduate Division commencement ceremony, UCSF celebrated the achievements of 104 master’s students, 43 doctoral students in physical therapy, and 121 PhD students.
May 20, 2013
Marking a significant milestone in the lives of medical students, the UCSF School of Medicine conferred doctor of medicine degrees to the Class of 2013 during a commencement ceremony on May 16.
May 15, 2013
University of California President Mark G. Yudof today presented the UC Board of Regents with a report that charted the significant changes of the past six years and offered a candid assessment of how UC is performing.

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