UCSF and a host of local volunteers celebrated the planting of 42 new trees on neighborhood streets surrounding the historic Parnassus Heights campus – kicking off a plan to renovate UCSF’s original home with updated research, education and health care facilities.
Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MAS, FAAN, has been chosen by the American Brain Foundation (ABF) to receive its annual Scientific Breakthrough Award. He is honored for his work in health equity and inclusion, improving stroke outcomes for underserved and vulnerable populations.
California’s trailblazing surgeon general is using her platform to pave the way for improving the health of women, children and communities of color while inspiring a new generation of Latinx physicians.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra visited UCSF Pride Hall at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to laud UCSF researchers, educators and clinical leaders for their leadership in reproductive health, as the Biden Administration seeks to preserve access to abortion care in post-Roe America.
The past year was one to remember at UCSF. You innovated, built community and celebrated extraordinary achievements. From educating the next generation of health-sciences researchers to developing groundbreaking AI brain implants to breaking new ground in the fight against Alzheimer’s and more, 2023 showed us what is possible when we work together.
Come with us on a visit to the UCSF Library to look through their extensive Rare Book Archive, which includes some historic and "priceless" materials dating back centuries chronicling the very beginnings of health science and research.
U.S. House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi was honored at UCSF with the first ever Bay Area Global Health Alliance Leadership Award for championing policies supporting people living with AIDS/HIV throughout her career.
Stephen Hinshaw, PhD is a distinguished professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at UCSF. It was his own personal mental health journey that Hinshaw knew could be looming once he began to understand the genesis of his dad’s struggles.
Dan Bernal, a longtime San Francisco resident who served for more than two decades with U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, has been named vice chancellor for community and government relations at UC San Francisco.
After a seven-year hiatus, UCSF’s Block Party welcomed more than 1,500 UCSF faculty, staff and learners. Booths representing many of UCSF’s programs and offices lined the plaza, along with live music, a chalk drawing contest, and competitive games of cornhole and Jenga.
Katina Bitsicas, UCSF’s newest Artist in Residence, is embarking on an immersive project aimed at creating “a visual representation of the destruction that’s happening in our bodies and ecosystems” connected to the common herbicide glyphosate.
Diana Greene Foster, leader of a groundbreaking study on what happens to women who are denied abortions, has been named a 2023 MacArthur Fellow, one of the most coveted honors in academia, science and the arts.
Angela Woon, an IT Communications Analyst at UCSF, avid runner, and writer, shares her story and experience with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a condition that will eventually cause her sight to fully deteriorate.
UCSF students and postdocs join advocates from around the country for the 2023 Rally for Medical Research to call on our nation’s policymakers to make funding for NIH a national priority and raise awareness about the importance of continued investment in medical research.