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.
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We hope the fact sheets below will be useful to you. Please note that because statistics evolve regularly, facts should be rechecked with our news services staff before publication.
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.