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UCSF Expands Courses on How to Be an Anti-Racist Scientist or Clinician

UCSF schools have created new courses and expanded existing curriculum that address issues of structural racism in science and health care. They take an explicitly anti-racist approach, which advocates for interventions against racism instead of merely being not racist.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Joins UCSF Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19, The Role of Science in Turbulent Times

In a special virtual town hall, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, to discuss the role of science and science advocacy in shaping federal policy during a global pandemic, her leadership during these turbulent times, and lessons learned during her long tenure as the first and only female Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Sam Hawgood and Nancy Pelosi during a virtual town hall

We Must Learn from Our Past

A look at past outbreaks offers guidance on bringing the current one to an end – and on thwarting the next one.

Illustration of a silhouette of a man and a child in a dome shaped bubble; a labyrinth of coronavirus cells and graph-like curves are displayed in the background; a sun and clouds are peaking out from behind.

An Epidemic of Inequality

Communities of color have been hit hardest by COVID-19. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in an outcry against police brutality. Both issues have roots in the same problem.

UCSF Nurses gather in Oakland for a Black Health Matters protest; a male Black nurse in a white coat and face mask stands with female nurses, holding a sign that reads “Abolish” in graffiti style; a large mural of George Floyd’s portrait is in the background.