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On May 16, the Primary Care Progress chapter at UCSF with sponsorship from the Associated Students of the School of Nursing (ASSN) and San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), hosted Social Histories, a storytelling slam event that invited Bay Area provi

Most of us enter the health profession with idyllic views and goals of being able to treat all patients equally, reducing obstacles to provide for the underserved, and changing lives. However, many of us are met with the realities of debt and changes in the healthcare system. Scores of us travel across the country to lobby for changes, and sometimes it’s hard to see any headway or find stories that inspire us rather than make the task seem more daunting. Every year, the UCSF Dental Almuni Association awards a Medal of Honor, and the American College of Dentists awards a Distinguished Faculty Member.

Two faculty members shared their respective career paths and experiences as academic scientists of diverse backgrounds during an April 19 event hosted by Scientists 4 Diversity (S4D), an event attended by UCSF students, postdocs, and employees.

The spring season brings excitement, decisions, and stress for senior medical students in the form of the Match, the nationwide system that matches newly-minted doctors with residency programs. Those applying to U.S.

It was a crazy week for science. Naturally, there was a media firestorm following the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. To the surprise of many, science was at the forefront of several controversies. Scientists are now organizing a “March for Science,” inspired by the Women’s March on Washington.

Thousands of medical students are voicing opposition to President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head of the Department of Health and Human Services, with many threatening to leave the American Medical Association for its quick endorsement of the

Students, faculty and the administration at UCSF have unified in taking steps to fight discrimination and support undocumented students in the wake of Donald Trump’s election.

“It is my ambition to say in 10 sentences what others say in a whole book.” If his quotability is any indication, Friedrich Nietzsche arguably succeeded in his goal. While the average UCSF graduate student won’t likely find their thesis work paralleling the work of Nietzsche too directly, there is one such occasion for students to master the art of brevity so championed by the 19th century philosopher.

With activities ranging from NASA’s miniature particle accelerator to Chevron’s anatomy of a baseball, thousands of awestruck kids enjoyed hands-on scientific experiments at AT&T Park on Nov.

Arguably the most contentious issue facing politicians is abortion, but when a candidate uses shocking and misleading language to debate the matter, it's the patient who suffers. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used some of the most graphic terms ever heard by a presidential nominee when asked about the issue of abortion during the third presidential debate in October.