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More than 80 students, faculty and staff joined together in Cole Hall on May 15 to pay their last respects to the anonymous men and women who donated their bodies for the study of anatomy.

UCSF student premiums for 2013-2014 for medical, dental and vision insurance coverage will rise 20.4 percent, from $2,766 to $3,331.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union announced on May 10 that its patient care technical workers unit will strike on May 21 and 22 across the University of California system.

The School of Dentistry will be losing one of its most beloved teachers this spring.  Ms. Rachel Simmons will retire after 40 years at UCSF.

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) and the Graduate Division Alumni Association (GDAA) has selected Dr. Ophir Klein as this year’s Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Awardee.

Chancellors of the 10 University of California campuses have agreed unanimously with all of an advisory committee’s recommendations regarding the UC Student Health Insurance Program (UC SHIP).

New signs and fresh arrows painted on the sidewalks of Parnassus Avenue mark the humble yet important opening of a new, child-friendly, Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, on UCSF’s Parnassus campus. 

Dr. Nancy Ascher

During the White Coat Ceremony for the School of Medicine’s Class of 2016, Dr. Nancy Ascher, Chair of Surgery, delivered the keynote speech.  Not only was it our first UCSF White Coat Ceremony, but it was Dr. Ascher’s as well.  

Approximately 2,000 alumni from the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy, as well as other programs, converged at the Palace Hotel and throughout the UCSF campus for the second annual All-School UCSF Alumni Weekend from April 25 to

Students across the University of California system voiced a desire to improve their quality of health care by voting against benefit reductions and caps on health care coverage.  On May 1, the Council of Chancellors will make the final decision o