Sam Hawgood, MBBS, was confirmed in July as UCSF’s 10th chancellor.

Last week’s TED MED convention, the first in the Bay Area, promised to “unlock imagination” through innovation and scientific excellence.  A subset of the widely known TED Talks, TED MED invites scientists, clinicians, and innovators in medicine a

This year, for the first time, the UCSF School of Medicine is including on its secondary application optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity.

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The Graduate Division is pleased to announce its first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, with a top prize of $3,000.


In 1999, the UCSF Synapse published a short article about the continued efforts to repatriate the remains of Ishi, who spent the last years of his life on the Parnassus campus before dying in 1916.

President Janet Napolitano sent a message on Tuesday to the University of California community expressing her shock over the “horrific rampage near UC Santa Barbara this past Friday night that took the lives of six of our students and injured nine

Many people associate Memorial Day with a long weekend to party and vacation, drink alcohol and celebrate the approaching summer.

“Congratulations to the #UCSFGradDiv Class of 2014!

UCSF has released a draft of its 2014 Long Range Development Plan (LRDP), which is intended to guide the University’s growth and other physical changes through the year 2035.

The idea originally came from our professor.  She thought that students of healthcare—whether we were to be future clinicians or health policy experts—should experience the trials of finding insurance alongside our eventual patients a