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.
September 18, 2013
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 14, 2013
The UCSF School of Medicine is one of 11 medical schools that’s been selected by the American Medical Association (AMA) to receive $1 million over five years to develop and implement innovative curricula around the best medical practices.
June 11, 2013
Third-year resident Rhea Boyd, MD, and chief resident Jessica Schumer, MD, created a blog for the Department of Pediatrics to better understand the role social media can play in an academic medical center.
June 11, 2013
A low-key revolution is taking place at UCSF that aims to do nothing less than change the way medical students learn and patients receive care. It is called the UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign.
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.”