Obtaining effective mentorship is integral to achieving your goals while you are here at UCSF and beyond. January is National Mentorship Month. In honor of National Mentorship Month, here are 3 steps to help you gain a mentor.

The San Francisco Opera recently added their voice to the many speaking out against the prejudice and bigotry rife within our country.

The way we communicate academic science today has remained largely unchanged from when the peer-reviewed publishing system was initially developed over two centuries ago.

All levels of University of California students are invited to become a UC Advocacy Network Student Ambassador.

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

A message from the UCSF student body president:

Marijuana Statement

Curious about what it takes to be a science and health writer? Get an insider’s perspective with San Francisco Chronicle health reporter Erin Allday on Jan. 26 from noon to 1 p.m.

In 2015, a seven-year old boy in Germany lost 60% of his skin due to a genetic disorder. Miraculously, after all conventional treatments had failed and he was nearing death, engineered skin cells were able to promote regrowth of his skin.

Minority students at UCSF face a unique set of challenges that broader diversity and stronger inclusivity would go a long way to resolving, according to a new Diversity Committee dedicated to bridging that gap.

We stand on the shoulders of those before us.

“This quote has made a deep impression upon me because I truly believe that who I am and where I am now comes from the goodness of those surrounding me.

Have you ever stopped and wondered how much it costs UCSF each year for all those articles you read? The UCSF library spends approximately 85% of their collections budget, just to maintain their current subscription load.