Student Life

“Last year, I was doing this exercise where I would leave lab and then I would put a little tick every time I saw a black person and there were days when I would put only one and that was me in the mirror in the morning.”

UC San Francisco health professional students and White Coats for Black Lives (WC4BL) joined trainees, faculty, administrators, staff, and community members for a teach-in, featuring the

Something I always admired about my dad is his ability to talk at length on any subject. Even as I pursued my PhD, he would call me up to talk about an article he read on CRISPR or cancer therapy or he would email me links to journal articles he had read.

UCSF Graduate Students are superheroes. They conceive of, develop, and perform ground-breaking science. But that alone is not enough.

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

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF Student Newspaper on Sept. 28, 1978 After listening to their professors and administrators call them “the cream of the crop” for several hours, what could this year's entering medical students do? They gave themselves three lusty cheers.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 19, 1983] Those strolling through the UCSF lobbies can’t but have noticed the curious goings on by the Medical Science Building elevators recently.

Born and raised in a physician's family, I picked up an early love for medicine and went on to pursue a physician-scientist program in medical school.

The Mosaic is a piece of writing I did to process the death of our classmate, Colin Alexander, earlier this school year.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 28, 2008] The storm of the state’s budget crisis is looming over students’ heads.