The UCSF National Center for Excellence in Women’s Health celebrated its 20th anniversary with a street fair to mark its accomplishments as well as to look forward to the work that remains for equality in health care.
For the second year in the row, UCSF has received a Silver from Healthy Mothers Workplace Award that recognizes San Francisco organizations that support parental leave, lactation accommodations and work-family balance.
During an emotional ceremony, a group of 16 interns graduated recently from UCSF’s Community Outreach Internship Program, which works to develop the potential local workforce and provide under-served communities with access to university jobs.
Signaling a major turning point in the decade-long effort to plan for UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, UC Regents’ approval of financing means construction of the state-of-the-art hospital complex can begin.
More than 250 diverse young women from 20 area high schools will attend a special summit exploring issues that impact their health and goals. The Young Women’s Health Leadership Summit (YWHLS), sponsored by the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in collaboration with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), was developed by a committee of young women, ages 16-18.
The UCSF community is invited to celebrate the recognition of a graduate student, faculty and staff member who will receive the Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women at a ceremony on March 22.