From white coat ceremonies to welcome receptions, UCSF is abuzz with events marking the arrival of new and returning students. View the sights around campus, and read about some exciting new educational initiatives.
September 27, 2013
September 26, 2013
UCSF soon will be the first U.S. medical school at which medical students can earn academic credit for editing medical content on Wikipedia.
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.
September 18, 2013
UCSF is welcoming more than 800 new students this fall in its schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy, as well as its Graduate Division. Here are some interesting facts about this diverse incoming class.
August 29, 2013
UCSF offers a number of summer learning opportunities that expose high school students to careers in science and medicine and matches them with mentors who can help them prepare for college.
August 14, 2013
UCSF will launch an innovative online Master of Science Degree Program in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership created especially for working health professionals who want to focus on developing management and leadership expertise.
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 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.