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UCSF at Dreamforce 2015: Big Data, Health Disparities and More

September 09, 2015 UCSF is partnering with the Salesforce Foundation to support Dreamforce 2015, where experts will explore ways to improve healthcare and research.

Laurel Heights Volunteer Team Boost Staff Morale Through Events And Activities

July 16, 2015 Activities organized by Campus Life Services' Arts & Events volunteers are the primary way to provide fun activities and boost staff morale in the workplace.

Min Cho: Blood Cell Research Grows Personal

July 15, 2015 Min Cho’s work in a UCSF lab that researches protein translational mechanisms in blood cancers was just an abstract, albeit important, concept to him – until he was diagnosed with a rare blood disease.

Evidence-based Health Equity Research Receives $9 Million In Funding

July 15, 2015 The Evidence for Action team, clockwise from top left: Erin Hagan, PhD, MBA; Stephanie Chernitskiy, Christine Phung, Jennifer Taggart, Maria Glymour, ScD, MS; David Vlahov, RN, PhD; Nancy Adler, PhD; and Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH. Photo by Marco Sanchez

Work Begins on Modernizing the UCSF Parnassus Campus

July 07, 2015 Construction at the UCSF Parnassus campus will address structural issues and modernize buildings.

UCSF Reports Laptop Burglary in Faculty Office

July 02, 2015 UCSF is alerting individuals about a burglary involving an unencrypted laptop belonging to a faculty member in the Cardiac Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service that contained some personal, research and health information.

Matthew Cooperberg Honored with AUA Gold Cystoscope Award

June 23, 2015 Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD, MPH, is the 2015 recipient of the American Urological Association (AUA) “Gold Cystoscope” award

Tejal Desai Awarded Brown Engineering Alumni Medal

June 19, 2015 Tejal A. Desai, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, was awarded the 2015 Brown Engineering Alumni Medal (BEAM) from Brown University’s School of Engineering.

EXCEL Program Helps San Francisco Residents Chart a Better Life

June 19, 2015 The EXCEL (Excellence through Community Engagement and Learning) program is a partnership of UCSF, the City and County of San Francisco and the Jewish Vocational Services (JVS). It is a work-based learning program that uses both classroom and on-the-job training to prepare participants for career path job in the health care sector.

UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Honored for Environmental Stewardship

June 19, 2015 UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have been awarded an environmental achievement award from Practice Greenhealth, a leading health care nonprofit organization focused on positive environmental stewardship.

UCSF Alumni Travel Across the Globe for Award-Winning Reunion Weekend

June 16, 2015 This year, with the culmination of the yearlong 150th Anniversary celebration, it was all the more reason for 2,000-some UCSF alumni and friends from 34 states and six countries to return to their alma mater for their annual reunion.

Escaping Ethiopia's Poverty at the School of Pharmacy

June 15, 2015 In the state of Tikray in northern Ethiopia, where poverty and unemployment are rampant, very few have the fortune to go to college. But Getahun Weldeselassie nevertheless banked on education as his best shot at a better life.

State, UC Agree on ‘Promise of Fiscal Security’​

June 11, 2015 A new agreement between UC President Janet Napolitano and Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown provides UC with the promise of fiscal security over the next four years.

Kimberly Topp: A Life of Humility and Gratitude

June 05, 2015 UCSF students chose Kimberly Topp, PhD, to deliver this year's "Last Lecture" to close out the academic season.

UCSF Wins Two International CASE Awards, Including Organization’s Highest Honor

June 05, 2015 UCSF won two international awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), including a “Grand Gold,” the organization’s highest honor.