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July 03, 2014
The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.
May 15, 2014
UC San Francisco scientists and clinicians are working on many projects to convert data to knowledge, insight and action, one of the areas of innovation identified in the strategic planning effort known as UCSF 2.0.
May 15, 2014
Many of the ideas to reinvent learning and education specified in the strategic planning initiative known as UCSF 2.0 were discussed during the UCSF School of Medicine retreat.
May 07, 2014
Eight UCSF faculty members have been honored with the prestigious Academic Senate Awards in three categories: Faculty Research Lecturer, Distinction in Mentoring and Distinction in Teaching.
February 20, 2014
A group of five UC San Francisco graduate students and a postdoctoral scholar won a national video competition called “Stand Up for Science" to convey the importance of basic science research.
January 21, 2014
The UCSF School of Medicine's 20 clinical chairs have banded together to provide $1.5 million to the new Discovery Fellows Program, set to ensure the stability of the University's basic science research.
September 24, 2013
Sequoia Capital Chairman Sir Michael Moritz and his wife, Harriet Heyman, in collaboration with UCSF, have kicked off a new endowment with a $60 million contribution to ensure the future of PhD education programs in the basic sciences.
June 26, 2013
A UCSF-led team has created a set of guidelines for doctors and other clinicians to use for communicating uncertain prognoses to elderly patients and those battling terminal illness.
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.”

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