Essential news for the UCSF community

Chancellor Hawgood reflected on how UCSF stepped up during this challenging year, and talked about what lies ahead.

The 13-person panel will help guide the President-elect’s federal response to the pandemic.

A multi-year fundraising initiative, which will advance our institution’s mission across education, patient care and research, has officially ended.

UCSF: The Campaign raised more than half a billion dollars to support learners across our professional and research programs.

The UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision brings our renowned vision care and research under one roof, and opens a new 12-story tower.

A visionary leader in health policy research and an advocate for social justice, Lee passed away at 96.

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Civic Action Doesn’t End After Election Day: UCSF Advocates are active all year long, fighting for civic engagement, higher education, health care access, research funding, and more. Sign up and advocate for science »

Step It Up to Win Prizes: Prioritize your health and wellbeing in a fun way this holiday season and get a chance to win 1 of 10 weekly prizes. Get points from logging steps, physical activity, consistent sleep schedules, and giving gratitude. Sign up by yourself or as a team »

2020 Transportation Survey: Are you working from home? Commuting via bicycle for the first time ever? Enjoying commuting on congestion-free highways and bridges? Take the 5-minute survey »

Free Diabetes Prevention Program: UCSF is opening another cohort for faculty and staff who have prediabetes or are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to join a supportive group. Sign up for your spot in the January 2021 cohort today »

Campus Cuts Closes: After 39 years as the only on-campus salon serving the Parnassus Heights community, Campus Cuts prepares to close its doors. Owner Keith Mobbs reflects on his time at Millberry Union »

Don't Forget Your Health Screening: Reminder that if you work on-site, taking the Daily COVID-19 Health Screening is mandatory. Protect yourself and your colleagues »

Two nurses conducting a blood test
A community testing event on Oct. 31 at Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland provided COVID-19 nasal and antibody blood testing and community resources. Allyssa Ta (left) and Jessica Du prepare to do a blood draw antibody test for Emerson Wright.
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A new partnership with Landed helps UCSF employees who are planning to purchase a home with down payment support, access to a network of agents and lenders, free homebuyer guidance and resources to help make informed buying decisions. 

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