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On April 4, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its final report on the policy changes needed to keep the average global t

[Originally published in Synapse on April 17, 1980.] Dr. Nancy Gorham is a junior resident in emergency medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH); which is to say she has been orphaned. As of Dec. 5, the emergency medicine residency at SFGH was “discontinued.”
[Originally published on April 5, 1979.] The San Francisco Board of Supervisors two weeks ago dealt what neighborhood groups hope will be the final blow to a doctor/developer’s plan to build a 142-room hotel adjacent to UCSF.

San Francisco’s affordable housing crisis has not spared UCSF, and now residents relying on UC Housing are teaming up to demand lower rents.

The founders of a biotech firm that launched at a UCSF start-up incubator in 2012 with promises of a groundbreaking fecal testing system are facing fraud charges in a case that’s not merely reminiscent of the notorious Theranos scandal, but tangen

Last month, Dr. Jeanne Noble joined other UCSF docs in petitioning Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop mask mandates. On Monday, Newsome announced California would lift mandates on Feb 15. In our latest podcast, Dr. Noble explained her decision to take a stand, especially when it comes to children.
“Get boosted.” That was the resounding message at UCSF’s final COVID-19 town hall of 2021 on December 17. All eligible UCSF learners and employees have only a few weeks left to get the mandated booster shot as the Omicron and Delta variants spread quickly through the community.
The University of California has averted a graduate student researcher strike by formally recognizing the entirety of the Student Researchers United-United Auto Workers (SRU-UAW) union on Dec. 8.

A UCSF School of Nursing administrator will stand trial in February for allegedly diverting $1.5 million in tuition payments into her own bank accounts.Sandra Le, a School of Nursing academic program officer for the Post-Master’s Certificate Progr

The student researcher union, Student Researchers United, is holding a strike authorization vote this week in response to the University of California’s refusal to recognize the union.