UCSF fourth-year medical students gathered with friends and family for Match Day 2014, an annual rite of passage when they learned at the same time where they would be training as resident physicians.
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UCSF's School of Medicine ranked fourth nationwide in both research and primary care education this year, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
The UCSF School of Medicine's annual retreat took stock of the changes sweeping through both education and health care delivery and to find ways to leverage best practices.
Even with its research prowess and all the patients it serves, UCSF first and foremost exists to provide its students with the highest caliber of health sciences education.
First-year UCSF medical student Jeffrey Chen gives a first-person account of a night he volunteered for the UCSF Homeless Clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.
UCSF's four professional schools topped the nation in federal research funding in 2013, with the University ranking second overall in funds from the National Institutes of Health.
Sam Hawgood's career at UCSF has spanned 32 years, starting as a fellow and leading up to his appointment as interim chancellor, which the UC Board of Regents approved on Jan. 23.
The UCSF School of Medicine's 20 clinical chairs have banded together to provide $1.5 million to the new Discovery Fellows Program, set to ensure the stability of the University's basic science research.
A team from UCSF was one of six winners of the worldwide OpenIDEO/Mayo Clinic Challenge that sought to answer the question, “How might we all maintain well-being and thrive as we age?”
UCSF's 500 first-year students learned about the benefits of teamwork, coordinated efforts and knowledge sharing to improve patient care at Interprofessional Education Day.