This Date in UCSF History

Originally published in Synapse on January 11, 2001. “Tonight, for the sake of our unity as a people and the strength of our democracy, I offer my concession,” a relaxed Vice-President Gore stated firmly in a speech from his Washington office on Wednesday, December 13.
Originally published in Synapse on December 11, 2009. Everybody wants to know the future and the UC Regents and UCOP (UC Office of the President) are no exceptions.

Originally published in Synapse on Nov. 30, 2006. Tobacco tax propositions in California, Missouri and South Dakota failed in the November election.

On my Saturday afternoon walk across San Francisco, I ran into Abel, a young man in his mid-20s, who was panhandling at the corner of 19th Street and Dolores. As I walked past, he offered me a deal I found very peculiar, so peculiar in fact that I had to take it.

Space in Moffitt Hospital’s cafeterias is now being rented to drug companies for display and advertisement of their products.

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.

This story was originally published in Synapse on September 21, 2000. Dr. David Satcher, the sixteenth U.S.

Originally published in Synapse on September 14, 1995. On July 20 the UC Regents voted on a resolution to prohibit the use of race, religion, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin as criteria for admission to the university; another r

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

Originally published in Synapse on May 25, 2006. Written by Biana Roykh. Spring means graduation here at UCSF, and all the schools have taken part in this joyous tradition.