Discrimination complaint reports at UCSF totaled 284 during the 2016-2017 academic year: 20 percent were race related, 20 percent were sexual harassment, 10 percent were gender related, 10 percent were disability related, and another 12 percent we

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, April 3, 1975] A recent report by the Health Policy Advisory Center in San Francisco (Health/PAC) analyzes the trend towards closure of county hospitals throughout California and the o

The highlight of the LGBTQIA+ Health Forum, held on Feb. 24 on UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, was aptly entitled Redefining Realness and Surpassing Certainty.

UCSF Health recently launched a campaign for diversity and inclusion in light of the current political climate and national concerns over immigration.

In observance of Women’s History Month, the UCSF Student National Dental Association (SNDA) collaborated with the National Dental Association’s (NDA) 6th District to bring to campus UCSF alumna who were SNDA members as students.

Synapse Storytelling Contest

If you have an eye for great photography or a talent for the written word, you can win part of nearly $2,000 in prizes that’s up for grabs for talented UCSF students. The Synapse Storytelling Contest invites writers and photographers to submit their best work for a chance to win a dozen prizes each valued between $50 and $250. The deadline for entry is Friday, June 29.

Future healthcare professional and those interested in the topic owed it to themselves to be at the LGBTQIA+ Health Forum, held at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus on Feb. 24.

Do you have a secret talent — a skill you’ve been dying to show off, but wouldn’t necessarily quit your day job for? Now is your chance to flaunt those peacock feathers.

The LGBTQIA+ community is one with distinct needs, risks, and disparities in healthcare, but what can we do to address these issues?

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, March 13, 2008]