Essential news for the UCSF community

Aminta Kouyate is one of 365 students in the UC Programs in Medical Education, or UC PRIME, which works to address health equity issues in California. Read her story »

UCSF experts weigh in on topics they find intriguing or surprising or just flat-out misunderstood by most people. 

Pharmacists collaborate with barbershops to provide health care in the Black community. 

A study shows that the long-term impacts after a traumatic brain injury may be more common than previously thought.  

COVID-19 Sick Leave: UC is providing up to 80 hours of 2022 Emergency Paid Sick Leave (2022 EPSL) for full-time UC employees (capped at 80 hours) and the two-week equivalent for part-time employees. Learn more about the leave » 
What You Need to Know Before Returning to On-Site Work: If youve been working remotely and are now returning to the office, you may not know what to expect. Read answers to some frequently asked questions » 

Celebrate International Women’s Day: UCSF is celebrating with a series of engaging events built to inspire, motivate, and empower all those who identify as women. See the schedule of events »

Climate Change Research Funding: You can join the University of California in advocating for $185 million in state funds to turn UC’s research into scalable solutions to protect Californians from climate change. Sign the petition » 

Women’s Initiative for Professional Development: UCOP is accepting applications for the 2022-23 experiential professional development program offered to mid-career woman-identified professionals and those who support them. Find the full program information »
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Virtual Events
Mar. 1 - 31, Faculty Alumni House

“Experience Parnassus” to see how plans are taking shape as the University embarks on a 30-year vision to re-imagine the historic campus.

Waste to Art Exhibition

This exhibition is the first-of-its-kind at UCSF that encourages its students and staff to create artworks based on medical waste.

All award winners —including First , Second, and Third Place—receive recognition and financial awards; become part of an uplifting, inter-professional community that helps artists connect, create and collaborate on the theme of sustainability.