Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper April 29, 1982. A law enforcement officer comes into a mental health professional's office for counseling after a shooting incident. You know he is armed and you aren't sure whether he is a homicidal or suicidal threat. Do you tell him to “vent his anger?” How do you approach him?

Originally published in Synapse The UCSF Student Newspaper on Feb. 12, 1981.

The UC Virtual Career Series is a new collaboration between the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) and the UC Alumni Association that “is designed to provide UC alumni with the insights, information, and connections to launch,

Lessons from a recent set of interactions around being a founder: Recently someone was telling me this is amazing and then starting to talk about what they want to do and how they want to found a company, and then...

A UCSF student’s recovery from the depths of burnout resulted in beautiful artistic expression that was featured in Washington, D.C., on May 2, during the National Academy of Medicine showcase on clinician burnout.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, May 11, 2000] In honor of workers on May 1, and of unions, here is a history of unions at UCSF. There are four employee unions active on campus today: the American Federation of State

It’s been several weeks since you hit the “submit” button, and the manuscript-tracking page has remained permanently open in your web browser. At least once a day you refresh the page, but there is no new status update.

Dr. David Graham’s Last Lecture featured nuggets of wisdom that only a life full of experiences can develop.

What is the single most effective way to ensure success as a woman in the workplace? Sponsorship.

As scientists and physicians, our life missions depend on the clear dissemination of truth, so the current events can be particularly disheartening. It is critical that the facts we find and the truth we seek reach the public. Fortunately, this concern for truth-telling is felt beyond our local labs and clinics. The World Federation of Science Journalists, the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing collaborated to sponsor last week’s World Conference of Science Journalists here in San Francisco.