California’s tax on cigarettes, which funded anti-tobacco campaigns and community programs to improve public health, is paying off to the tune of $816 billion in total health care savings and a drop in the state’s smoking population over 30 years.
Waste to Art is Back:To raise awareness about waste in our lives and ways to transition into a more sustainable future, the Waste to Art challenge is seeking participants to turn medical waste into art. The challenge is part of the Carbon Neutrality Initiative fellowship program.Submit your proof of concept by March 31 »
Ask Your Legislators to Support UCSF in This Year's State Budget: Send your state legislators an email urging them to protect critical funding for the UC system so we can maintain the world-class education, research, and health care we’re known for. UCSF is also requesting $1.8 million for the Doctor of Dental Surgery- Advocacy, Science, Public Interest and Research program, which will train dental students to become leaders in health equity and provide high-quality oral healthcare to underserved communities. Email your legislator »
New Community Impacts Portal Launched: UCSF has launched an online portal for neighbors, patients, staff, and students to submit inquiries or concerns about construction activity at the Parnassus Heights campus. Submit an inquiry or report issues here »
CALEA Accreditation Public Comment Portal Available: The Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)’s portal was created to provide the public with a place to submit comments, commendations, and other information on a member agency’s quality of service or candidacy for accredited status. You can access it through theUCSF Police Department website. Learn more »
Women’s Empowerment Night at the Chase Center – Warriors vs Pelicans: Additional tickets have been added to the March 28 game. Each purchased ticket comes with a free T-shirt. Limited tickets available. Purchase your tickets »