Miles wind the mechanics of my feet,

counters and clocks to tally the movement of my toes.

I pace alongside psychiatrists and counselors on cracked cement

as their words like a foreign language

“The purpose of a [clinician] or any human in general should not be to simply delay the death of a patient, but to increase the person's quality of life.” - Patch Adams, MD

Several UCSF students came forward with their stories of academic sexual misconduct involving individuals who are still at UCSF last October after a briefing of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) report on sexual harassment of women in science. The study showed that despite the policies and procedures in place, 50 percent of women experience unwanted sexual harassment in academia. One survivor who shared her story is UCSF alum Grace, whose name we have changed to protect her identity.
 

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper March 11, 1999.

Through much of American history, African American intellectualism was pushed out of the medical system even as it produced new medical and scientific knowledge.

Since the 2017 Mentorship Climate Survey was conducted by the Associate Students of the Graduate Division (ASGD), there has been a notable

The voices of UCSF stretch across all backgrounds and walks of life, and they are calling out to be heard.

Working with a judge on an amnesty committee in post-apartheid South Africa, Dr.

Have you ever gone to the doctor’s and been wrongly diagnosed? Much like many of us, Charlie Yeh, UCSF-UC Berkeley bioengineering alumnus and founder and CEO of mFluiDx, certainly has.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper March 5, 1992.] Dr. David Himmelstein, founder of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), promised that “something rather straightforward and simple can be done to save the United States healthcare system.” That something, he thinks, is a Canadian-style national health plan similar to the Russo bill being proposed in the House.