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How does UCSF measure up when it comes to racial justice? According to an evaluation of 10 leading medical schools across the U.S. by the national chapter of White Coats for Black Lives, UCSF’s overall grade is B minus. WC4BL released its Racial Justice Report Card last month, which graded schools along a line of 15 metrics such as minority representation, recognition, recruitment and support resources. The national organization of medical students and physicians in training, found that all 10 medical schools "came up short" on promoting diversity, serving patients of color, and ensuring fair treatment of their workers.

An enthusiastic environmental engineering student from UC Berkeley took home the top Slammy award — just beating out UCSF’s finalist — at this year’s annual UC-system wide Grad Slam competition on May 3.

The labor union representing over 25,000 service and patient care technical workers at the University of California launched a three-day strike on May 7.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, April 17, 1982] Gov. George Deukmejian and a large media entourage swung through two UCSF labs on April 10 for an update on the state of AIDS research.

Just in time for the closing of Women’s month, nine of the 10 finalists in this year’s Grad Slam were women, including the victor. Yiqi Cao won both the first place prize and the people’s choice award for being the most engaging speaker in a conte

Students will receive online ballots starting April 9 for a student referendum vote on a new fee to help support the services offered by Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS).

Discrimination complaint reports at UCSF totaled 284 during the 2016-2017 academic year: 20 percent were race related, 20 percent were sexual harassment, 10 percent were gender related, 10 percent were disability related, and another 12 percent we

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, April 3, 1975] A recent report by the Health Policy Advisory Center in San Francisco (Health/PAC) analyzes the trend towards closure of county hospitals throughout California and the o

The highlight of the LGBTQIA+ Health Forum, held on Feb. 24 on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, was aptly entitled Redefining Realness and Surpassing Certainty.

The LGBTQIA+ community is one with distinct needs, risks, and disparities in healthcare, but what can we do to address these issues?