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The UC postdoctoral union is determined to eradicate the unique challenges international postdoctoral scholars face while working at UC campuses — challenges that can include getting stranded in a foreign country while awaiting a potentially lengthy visa renewal process and getting laid off due to delays.
When healthcare providers and insurance companies disagree on a “fair” price for a service, patients can get caught in the crossfire. A UCSF student learned that the hard way when she received a surprise $10,000 bill after an ER visit at SFGH. What aspects of our healthcare system allow this to happen, and what is being done about it?
Even though San Francisco is by some measures the most desirable place to live in the world, first-year medical student Adriana Martinez can not wait to move. “Right now, I’m just going to suck it up and live here for my second year, until I can move for clerkships [in the third year of medical school].”

The mission of the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) is to serve the collective interests of graduate and professional students at UCSF in order to improve student life on a university and system wide level through dialogue, act

The mission of the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) is to serve the collective interests of graduate and professional students at UCSF in order to improve student life on a university and system wide level through dialogue, act

As an eternal optimist, I’m pleased as editor in chief to report on Synapse’s progress over the previous quarter as well as what’s in store for the coming spring quarter.

To combat the deterrent that housing prices have placed on incoming students, Graduate Division Dean Elizabeth Watkins is introducing a $4,000 housing stipend for all incoming PhD students beginning with the 2016 cohort.

The mother of a critically ill child is afraid that plans to build a Warriors arena next to the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will put her son's life in danger.

Faced with slowing markets and impending patent cliffs in the U.S. and Europe, pharma companies are increasingly looking to develop and launch new drugs in emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

On October 5, Governor Jerry Brown made history by signing the End of Life Option Act into law in California.