This Date in UCSF History

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on April 23, 1981.

Nuclear war is a medical issue, not a political issue. If such a war occurs, it will create the final medical epidemic for which there is no cure.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, April 13, 1973.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on April 7, 1983.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on April 4, 2013. In just a couple short weeks, students will have the opportunity to vote on a fee referendum. It is crucial for students to vote in this referendum.
Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on March 16, 1989. Student housing at UCSF is undergoing a transition, another result of the ongoing space crisis on this campus. The west wing of Millberry Union, which used to house students in dormitory-style rooms, was converted to administrative office space last year. The east wing, which currently houses 80 students, is slated fora similar conversion after the ’89 - ‘9O school year.
 

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

[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.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 23 1989. UC officials and outside experts told the UC Board of Regents Feb. 16 that the university faces a looming crisis in graduate education.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 18, 1999. Fourth-year medical student Todd Whitehurst recently drafted “Patient Safety Initiative” would limit the number of hours that interns, residents, and medical students work to 72 per week.

Originally published in Synapse The UCSF Student Newspaper on Feb. 12, 1981.