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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

The UC Student Association (UCSA) Board Meeting will be held on May 3-5 at Mission Bay.

ASUC in bold with Student Membership Fee Referendum Visual over text

In the 2013-2014 Associated Students UCSF (ASUC) elections, professional students rejected the Student Membership Fee increase by a 14-point margin. 

“There’s never a dull moment in academics,” says Dr. Tony Pogrel, a native of Liverpool, in an accent familiar to anyone who has listened to “Abbey Road.” “(Academia) really is the best combination.

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The UCSF student team captured first place in the 13th Annual National Pharmacy and Therapeutics Competition.

Faced with a projected deficit of $57.4 million by the end of the 2012-13 plan year,  the university’s student health insurance plan (UC SHIP) will undergo structural changes in the 2013-14 year to prevent the plan from falling further into debt. 

On the first Sunday of their spring break, a group of pharmacy students threaded their way through throngs of people in the streets of San Francisco’s Chinatown to reach the YMCA.