UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood took the first official trip of his administration to Washington, D.C., this week, meeting with White House officials and key legislators to advance the University’s health science priorities.
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden visited UCSF to meet with top cancer experts as part of the National Cancer Moonshot initiative to develop new approaches that fast-forward the development of novel therapies.
In his new role as UCSF’s first vice chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, Keith Yamamoto will lead efforts to position the University optimally by influencing and shaping science policy at the state and national levels.
Representing a new era in its patient care, the University is introducing UCSF Health, a health care system that expands the delivery of innovative, high-quality and high-value care to people throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
UCSF has long valued its spirit of innovation and collaboration, and that ethos will be key to strengthening its impact on the health, economy and intellectual vitality of our local and global community, Chancellor Sam Hawgood said Tuesday.
Emphasizing the need to protect patient safety by ensuring access to UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, UCSF announced that its support for the Golden State Warriors arena project is contingent on a binding agreement to address traffic concerns for overlapping events occur at AT&T Park and the proposed arena.
Chancellor Emeritus Julius “Julie” R. Krevans, MD, a distinguished physician, educator and one of the transformative leaders who propelled UCSF into greatness during the past generation, has died. He was 91.