The days of carrying hefty, 1,500-page Gray’s Anatomy textbooks may be long gone, but not much more has changed over the decades in how medical students learn anatomy — until now. Students at UCSF have just begun studies in a new, state-of-the-art anatomy learning center. Read more
When Tania Pacheco first arrived at UCSF, she was struck by the feeling that she had more in common with the campus restaurant workers and janitors than many of her fellow doctoral students. Read more
In what is being called a grand experiment in higher education, UCSF and other top universities are offering free, online classes through the website Coursera. More than 48,000 people have enrolled in UCSF’s three classes since the University announced them on July 19. Read more
Top students from UCSF's four professional schools and the Graduate Division tell why they chose to study at UCSF, one of the nation's premier health sciences universities, in a new video captured during new student orientation day. Read more
Excellence in Education
UCSF is among the nation’s premier health sciences campuses and is world-renowned for educational excellence. Its four professional schools — dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy — as well as its Graduate Division consistently rank among the top programs nationwide in their fields and attract the world’s finest students.