MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Chancellor to Deliver State of the University Address

Speech to Include Major Announcement from Health-Sciences University

WHAT: UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, will deliver her annual State of the University Address on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.

In this year’s address, Desmond-Hellmann will announce significant news for the graduate-level, health-sciences University and will recognize the highlights and achievements of the last year in patient care, education, research and administration. She also will comment on challenges and opportunities UCSF faces in the upcoming years in each of those arenas, as well as plans to both maintain the University’s leadership role in these fields and to help propel the health sciences into new realms.

Members of the media are invited to hear the chancellor speak at Cole Hall Auditorium on the Parnassus campus. Her remarks will be streamed live on the web.


Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Cole Hall Auditorium
UCSF Parnassus campus      
513 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA

WHO:  UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH

CONTACT:   Media interested in covering the event must RSVP to Laura Kurtzman, at [email protected]; cell: 415-317-3760.

UCSF is the leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy, a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic biomedical, translational and population sciences, as well as a preeminent biomedical research enterprise and two top-ranked hospitals, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.