Mt. Sutro is the most amazing backyard any urban university could ever want. Right in the middle of San Francisco, students and neighbors can enjoy 61 acres of eucalyptus forest, replete with rocky outcrops, a summit meadow, miles of trails and even a seasonal creek. The mountain has experienced many changes throughout the last 150 years, including being owned by two different San Francisco majors, but only recently has it truly become the sparkling emerald of the San Francisco park system.
Charles Craik

Are you interested learning more about science and business? “Idea to IPO” is an experiential, team-based entrepreneurship class.

Poetry and music highlighted a moving service commemorating the individuals who donated their bodies for the study of anatomy. 

Dr. Claudia Chaufan is an associate professor for the schools of Nursing and Sociology at UCSF. Originally a medical doctor from Argentina, she became interested in the social determinants of health when she moved to the United States. She subsequently earned a PhD in Sociology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2006 and now teaches “Global and Comparative Policies and Systems” at UCSF.
Dr. Susan Kools

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) and the Graduate Division Alumni Association (GDAA) have selected Dr. Susan Kools, RN, PhD, FAAN, as this year’s Oustanding Faculty Mentorship Awardee.

“I have this duty to respond to students who are inquiring about the universe as a career path, to respond to them in the way that Carl Sagan had responded to me,” remarked Neil DeGrasse Tyson, who has recently rebooted the late astrophysicist’s T

These are difficult times to be an academic biomedical researcher. Budget cuts and misguided policy decisions have lead to a hypercompetitive funding environment.


Role: Family House Volunteer
Featuring: A group of UCSF Pharmacy students, organized by Shawn Wen Sun, Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate, 2016

The San Francisco Health Plan has completed an affiliation agreement with UCSF to provide managed care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotations for fourth-year students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy.

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Looking for something fun to do over lunch area with affordable, healthy food and engaging activities related to sustainability?  On May 8 from 11 a.m.