Editor's note: We're pleased to present Kacey Berry's top winning 2018 Synapse Storytelling Contest submission in the personal essay category. In Survivors On The Margins, Kacey Berry shows her ability to see people with incredible depth and p

If you have an eye for great photography or a talent for the written word, you can win some of the $2,000 in prizes that’s up for grabs for talented UCSF students.

Editor's note: Newborn is Frank Chang's winning entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

Editor's note: Kelly Crotty is the third place winner if the Synapse Storytelling Contest creative writing category.

Victoria Turner is the third place winner in the Synapse Storytelling Contest science writing category. Category judge, SF Chronicle science writer Erin Allday, said “Eye Contact Can Be Overwhelming was also a fascinating topic.

On February 28, the Office of Career and Professional Development collaborated with UCSF’s American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) on a residency application preparation panel.

The panelists were:

I'd give up my throne,

I'd give up my crown,

To see the world painted,

In that beautiful shade of brown,

Deep is the vale,

Deeper than the seas,

For there's more to that eye,

Thoughts from the Trauma Bay is the second place winner of the Synapse Storytelling Contest's personal essay category.

So much of life depends on luck, and not all of that luck is good luck, said David Wofsy, MD, during the 2019 UCSF Last Lecture.

Can scientific achievements become so advanced that we lose sight of our own humanity?