UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay has been nationally recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for its rigorous safety measures that protect hospital patients from harm and errors.
Nevan Krogan, PhD, director UCSF’s Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) and founder of QBI’s Coronavirus Research Group (QCRG), has been awarded the Legion of Honor, France’s highest honor, in a ceremony in Paris.
The UCSF School of Nursing is partnering with Hartnell College to prepare first-generation-to-college students to become nurses, equipped with the skills to advance health care for residents in the underserved Salinas Valley.
With generous support from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation, UCSF has begun a new scholarship for women and international scholars that promises to help build a more diverse pipeline of basic science PhD students.
Harold “Hal” Collard, MD, MS, a pulmonologist with deep roots at UCSF, has been named UCSF’s next Vice Chancellor for Research. He currently serves as director of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and associate vice chancellor for Clinical Research.
A campuswide survey of members of the UCSF community finds that respondents are generally positive about the University’s working and learning environment overall with 70% indicating that they feel either “comfortable” or “very comfortable” while 11% feel “uncomfortable” or “very uncomfortable.”
A world-class team of researchers co-led by UCSF’s Allan Balmain, PhD, FRS, has been selected to receive a $25 million Cancer Grand Challenges award to investigate the very early stages of cancer development.
Addressing the disconnect between health care providers and sexual or gender minority (SGM) communities inspired UCSF researchers to develop the LGBTQ+ Health Certificate Program, open to all UCSF staff, faculty, students, fellows, and residents.