Welcome new and continuing students for the 2016-17 academic year!

Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) provides comprehensive primary care and mental health care at two clinics.

At Learning Resource Services (LRS), students can develop strategies to optimize the way they learn, study, organize and take tests. “Students often find their way here when they want to maximize their learning potential in this rigorous academic and clinical training environment,” said Peggy Ryan, Learning Specialist in LRS, part of Student Life at UCSF.
Many, if not all, of us are constantly trying to attain work-life balance, but in this day and age we all have so many things to juggle. In addition to work we have relationships to tend to, side projects to amuse and challenge us, and the extra hours of sleep we wish we were getting. We think a work-life balance will fix all of our problems, but try as we may, it often seems impossible to attain the balance we desire.

From keeping fit and meeting new friends with group fitness classes to chasing home run balls in McCovey Cove from your kayak, there are a multitude of reasons UC San Francisco students should become premier members with UCSF Fitness & Recreat

How does UCSF stack up when it comes to gender equity? A panel discussion of high profile UCSF administrators uncovered some good and not-so-good practices during the September 13 session entitled “Pursuing Gender Equity at UCSF.”



Once upon a time, a small group of doctors, nurses, and healthcare leaders realized that, in violation of the Hippocratic Oath to “first, do no harm,” some hospital practices were harming patients and the planet.

“It's crazy to think this place has been my home for the past four years. So much learning and growth, as well as patient care, have been achieved in these cubicles. I saw my very last patient at UCSF Dental Clinic this past Thursday.

By Ray
Welcome back students! The school has dearly missed you. Since you’ve been gone, there have been some new additions. As you must have noticed, the school is now officially an open campus. They’ve managed to finally make the hole on the Parnassus side of campus the size of three tanks, although they have been working very adamantly and carefully not to make the progress too noticeable.
UCSF campuses are springing back to life with the arrival of students both new and seasoned. Once dormant hallways are filled with a buzz of excitement. Brightly colored flyers for seminars decorate recently blank walls. And the lunch line at Ladle and Leaf is out of control. The influx of students not only means that campus is busier, but also signifies the return of student voices.

"I was born in springtime, grew up in California and in Taiwan, and attended school in the San Francisco Bay Area which I consider home and a truly magical place.