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UCSF Names Guglielmo Interim Dean of Pharmacy School

June 12, 2012 UCSF has named Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, an international expert in the clinical use of antimicrobials and chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, as interim dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, starting July 1.

Medical Student Confronts Cancer at Bench, Bedside and Beyond: Sam Brondfield

May 29, 2012 Fourth-year medical student Sam Brondfield has spent his student career exploring disease in every stage. It’s ambitious, but Brondfield — who first was interested in studying the stars — has always seen the bigger picture.

UCSF School of Pharmacy Celebrates 2012 Commencement

May 11, 2012 Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, congratulated the graduates of the nation's top-ranked pharmacy school while faculty, friends and family members looked on at the 2012 commencement ceremony at Davies Symphony Hall on May 4.

UCSF Students, Residents Take Center Stage at Research Festival

May 08, 2012 Students and residents involved in a comprehensive training and mentoring program were given the opportunity to showcase their research as part of the 2012 Inter-School Research and Scholarly Activity Festival.

UCSF Ushers in 2012 Commencement Season

April 30, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann celebrated the start of the 2012 commencement season at UCSF with a speech congratulating 806 graduates who she says are destined to be future leaders in health sciences.

UCSF and SFUSD Collaborate to Prepare Students for College

April 26, 2012 Heading off to college is almost always daunting, even for the most accomplished high school students. That’s why about 500 San Francisco seniors flocked to UCSF Mission Bay recently for a community outreach program designed to curb the dropout rate.

UCSF Chancellor Announces Health Sciences Education Initiative

April 26, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann announced a four-year $100 million fund-raising initiative during her April 24 speech marking the beginning of commencement season at the University.

UCSF Hosts First-Ever All-Alumni Weekend

April 19, 2012 For the first time, UCSF is hosting a campuswide alumni reunion this weekend that will unite all four professional schools (dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy) and the Graduate Division.

UC Global Health Attracts NIH Funds to Train Next Generation of Global Health Researchers

April 18, 2012 The UC Global Health Institute has received one of five, $4 million grants from the Fogarty International Center to support 50 to 60 new fellows in global health research over the next five years, starting September 2012.

American History Alive and Well at UCSF

April 05, 2012 Let the record reflect: American history is indeed taught at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the world's leading health sciences universities with its founding as a medical school dating back to 1864.

LGBT Forum Attracts 200 Interprofessional Health Students

March 29, 2012 The UCSF Center for LGBT Health & Equity convened a health forum for the fourth consecutive year, attracting 200 interprofessional health students for two days of education about the long-overlooked health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people.

UC Regents Discuss Tentative Multi-Year Funding Plan

March 29, 2012 The University of California Board of Regents heard a report today (March 29) on UC's efforts to secure a framework for a multi-year funding plan with the state, including administrators' efforts to avoid a tuition increase in the coming year.

Family Medicine Residency Anniversary Addresses Changing Climate of Health Care

March 23, 2012 If the U.S Supreme Court allows for the ongoing expansion and adoption of national health care reform, it will mean a greater role for family medicine practitioners as the previously uninsured seek primary care physicians to gain access to the health care system.

Medical Students Mark 2013 'Match Day' at UCSF

March 22, 2012 UCSF medical students participated with their peers around the country in the annual rite of passage known as Match Day, when they found out which residency program they have been assigned and where they will work.

Nursing School Dean: A Life of Listening and Caring

March 13, 2012 UCSF's first male dean of the School of Nursing, David Vlahov, PhD, RN, an epidemiologist who specializes in partnering with community organizations to improve urban health, was profiled recently in a front page story in the San Francisco Chronicle.