This Date in UCSF History

 

[Originally published in Synapse, Feb 5, 1998]

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 6, 1983] Tomorrow morning, as you make your way up Parnassus destined for work or school, gaze up at the top of Moffitt Hospital and consider a moment.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 16, 1959]

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 19, 1968]

A message from the UCSF student body president:

Marijuana Statement

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Nov. 5, 1987]

UCSF medical school is the top-ranked public medical school in the United States, according to a U.S. News and World Report survey of medical school deans.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Volume 40, Number 8, 26 October 1995] On Oct. 18 the U.S. House of Representatives voted 231-201 to cut $270 billion dollars from Medicare over the next seven years. The AMA endorsed the Medicare cuts after wresting numerous concessions, including the preservation of physician payments at their current levels, a $250,000 limit on malpractice awards, the relaxation of Medicare claims fraud laws, and an exemption from state laws which will allow physician provider-service networks to set up managed care plans and receive Medicare funds.
[This story was originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Volume 32, Number 7, 22 October, 1987] A mysterious episode that may have involved gross radiation overexposures to three UCSF workers appears to be ending unresolved. In September EHS officials received a startling notification from Radiation Detection Company, the company that reads all radiation monitoring badges for campus employees.
[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Volume 17, Number 3, 20 October 1972.] The campus is about to lose one of its oldest structures. A seismic study done during the summer at the Chancellor's request resulted in the finding that the 610 Parnassus Residence Hall "would not perform satisfactorily in even a modest earthquake."
[Originally published in Synapse, Volume 27, Number 6, 14 October 1982] Medical students at UCSF who failed part I of the national medical board exam have filed a formal grievance with Acting Dean Robert Crede — protesting a school policy which could hold them back from entering third-year clinical clerkships.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is picture.

The UC Board of Regents renewed five-year contracts for two highly controversial nuclear weapons laboratories on Sept. 18, 1987.