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July 07, 2008
UCSF: Total Private Support (PDF 43KB) UCSF received $252 million in total private support for fiscal year 2006-2007, which was $51 million more than in the previous fiscal year, according to the UCSF Foundation Annual Report on Private Support 2006-2007. This marks the eighth consecutive year in which total private support to UCSF exceeded $200 million.
July 07, 2008
Among the first questions campus leaders considered after completing UCSF's first-ever campuswide strategic plan last June was: How will the University finance its implementation? After all, the UCSF Strategic Plan details seven strategic directions and 34 specific strategies to further the University's fourfold mission of research, teaching, patient care and public service. As a reminder, the strategic plan calls for making significant investments to realize UCSF's mission of advancing health worldwide™ and its vision to:
July 07, 2008
Vice Chancellor Steve Barclay today released two reports designed to give the campus community an overview of the UCSF budget process and the proposed 2008–2009 budget.
July 07, 2008
UCSF is launching a website to foster communication and understanding about the University's budget and its vision for continuing to serve as one of the country's preeminent health sciences universities.
July 07, 2008
[UCSF Chancellor’s Discretionary Fund Uses (PDF 108KB)](http://budget.ucsf.edu/downloads/chancellors-discretionary-fund.pdf) UCSF continues to be hampered by the limited availability of discretionary funds to advance its mission and vision. Of UCSF's total annual $2.5 billion budget, less than 5 percent is available each year from discretionary funding and much of that funding is committed to ongoing projects.
July 07, 2008
UCSF is making plans to provide adequate resources for the maintenance and growth of quality information technology (IT) network infrastructure, campus leaders say. The UCSF Strategic Plan emphasizes the critical role of high-quality IT systems in conducting UCSF’s fourfold mission and supporting its administrative activities. In fact, the strategic plan calls on the University to: * Optimally deploy information technology for administrative, academic and clinical purposes and * Develop new mechanisms to fund needed investments in infrastructure, including technology.
July 03, 2008
The most deadly skin cancer, called melanoma, is on the rise. Clearly, dermatologists and other medical specialists need to be able to distinguish a mole from a melanoma. But now, it is also clear that there are important differences among melanomas. Melanomas are already being grouped into types. However, the conventional classification of melanomas provides little or no information on prognosis or how to treat.
July 03, 2008
The most deadly skin cancer, called melanoma, is on the rise. Clearly, dermatologists and other medical specialists need to be able to distinguish a mole from a melanoma. But now, it is also clear that there are important differences among melanomas. Melanomas are already being grouped into types. However, the conventional classification of melanomas provides little or no information on prognosis or how to treat.
July 03, 2008
Two new wireless telephone laws went into effect on July 1 regarding the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. The new California Vehicle Code (CVC) sections are 23123 CVC, “Motorist 18 and Over May Use a Hands-free Device While Operating a Motor Vehicle,” and 23124 CVC, “Drivers Under the Age of 18 May Not Use a Wireless Telephone or Hands-free Device While Operating a Motor Vehicle.”

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