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

For about $100, customers can have DNA from their saliva analyzed by the genetic testing company 23andMe for hundreds of gene variants thought to be linked to traits ranging from ancestry and earwax type to warfarin sensitivity and Alzheimer’s dis

Last Thursday, beloved families, friends and faculty joined 123 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) graduates at Davies Symphony Hall in an event we had all been anxiously waiting for—the UCSF School of Pharmacy Commencement Ceremony.