Media Coverage Guidelines
The UCSF News Office receives hundreds of requests each year from local, national and international media outlets. If you would like to cover a story involving UCSF experts, patients, research or clinical programs, please review the following guidelines in our links.
Image & Video Downloads
Photos, videos and graphics are available for media use on many key topics from our image download page.
View our press kits:
Fact sheets are compiled on some of our biggest ongoing stories. Each is clearly dated and, because stories constantly evolve, facts should be rechecked with our news services staff before publication.
- Press Kit: UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay
- Animal Research [PDF]
- UCSF Fact Sheet [PDF]
- Mission Bay Campus Fact Sheet [PDF]
- Mission Bay 10th Anniversary Fact Sheet [PDF]
- UCSF Cancer Program Facts and Figures [PDF]
- UCSF Cancer Program Leadership and Accomplishments [PDF]
- UCSF Contributions to San Francisco [PDF]
UCSF Industry Media Guidelines
All UCSF contracts with outside affiliates include a section on how and when industry partners and external affiliates may refer to UCSF in external marketing or media outreach. These are spelled out in UCSF Industry Media Guidelines. Any announcements also must comply with guidelines for the Use of the University of California Name set forward by the UC Office of the President and UC Board of Regents.
News Office Staff Beats
Each member of the UCSF news team oversees a wide array of beats, serving as the first point of contact for reporters seeking experts and faculty and staff seeking public relations advice. For areas outside of these beats, please email or call the News Assistant at 415-502-6397.
UCSF Affiliate News
The University has numerous affiliations, some with their own communications staff. Get information here about:
Media from across the country – and around the world – regularly cover news at UCSF. Click here to see coverage highlights.