Weekly Snapshot
Week of January 31, 2022 | Edited by: Meredith Lew Tan
Happy Lunar New Year!
On February 1, 2022 billions of people throughout the world kicked off the Lunar New Year. This year is the Year of the Tiger. The tiger represents bravery, courage, and strength.

We wish you all a Happy New Year full of prosperity and good health!
Black History Month
February is Black History Month. Black History Month celebrates the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and history and acknowledges the important contributions of African Americans/Black People in the United States.

The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness. This theme acknowledge the legacy of not only Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, but also other ways of knowing (e.g. birthworkers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, herbalists, etc.) throughout the African Diaspora.
Tips for Contacting Staff Members Online
The admin team is working hybridly and can be reached in all of the following ways; however, these are generally available recommendations for hybrid work within UCSF.
Zoom: You can call someone to meet via Zoom by clicking the camera to the left of the person's name. If the person is in a meeting, the red camera will be pictured to the right of their name.
  • Microsoft Teams Chat or Video call can also be used to contact for quick questions. To call via Teams, click the video or phone icon.
  • For more formal requests and updates, send an email
  • Weekly DEM Admin Office Hours: Use office hours to say hello or to pop-in for a quick question, update, or meeting request.
  • Slack - To connect with other labs in the Division. The admin team is not on Slack, so please connect with them via the alternate methods.