UCSF students, residents, and staff are working to promote civic engagement across campus and the health system, as the general election nears on November 3.

Originally reported in Synapse on September 29, 1988. UCSF will begin conducting heart transplants this fall, Dr. Haile Debas, chairman of the Department of Surgery, announced on Sept. 21.

From tracing viral spread to fast tracking drugs to studying infected cells, labs on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus have been working tirelessly through the shutdown to tame the effects of COVID-19.

Originally published in Synapse on June 3, 2010. Top Hat, Junk Shot, Top Kill - the phrases seem like they are from a Hollywood pitch meeting for an action-adventure movie starring Tom Cruise, but the grim reality is that they all describ

UCSF financial services has been left with the task of deciding which students need financial help most urgently as limited funds became available through the CARES Emergency Relief Grant.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and many individuals seek to direct their charitable giving to emerging areas of need, Synapse has come across several potentially deceptive crowdfunding campaigns on GoFundMe.

UCSF organizations are partnering up to get PPE and test kits to Indigenous tribal health groups, and they need the public’s help.

Nearly a month after the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, life for most students at UCSF has been moved entirely online.

Student. Postdoc. Scientist. Clinician. Professor. Mentor. Women at UCSF hold many titles. But, developing and advancing one’s career in healthcare isn’t easy for women.

In reaction to the dismissal of dozens of striking UC Santa Cruz graduate student workers on Friday Feb. 28, UCSF students held sit-ins at both the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses on Wednesday, March 4.