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News and Announcements from UCSF Office of Diversity & Outreach
Mission residents are swabbed for COVID-19 at a pop-up, test site at the 24th St. Mission Bart Station.

New Report: Advancing COVID Health Equity

The report chronicles UCSF’s collaboration with government and community partners during the COVID-19 pandemic and describes lessons learned about public education, outreach, data collection and care delivery. Explore the report.  

UCSF's Esmeralda Mendoza Corrales and Gabriella "Gabby" Estevam demonstrate cloning experiments they conduct in the Fraser Lab to generate protein mutations.

Call for Applications: Research IDEA Oversight Committee

Application Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023 

The Research Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism (IDEA) Oversight Committee will engage the research community to implement the Anti-Racism in Research Task Force recommendations and develop new recommendations and activities.

Apply: IDEA Oversight Committee

Emebet Aklilu, MPH, MSBH, Named Chief of Operations - Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach, School of Nursing

As an alumna and faculty member of UCSF, Emebet Aklilu has worked closely with a number of campus groups to explore the use of restorative justice in the reimagining of policing on campus and with the expansion of the escalation model, Just Culture.

Learn more about Emebet Aklilu
Emebet Aklilu, MPH, MSBH, Named Chief of Operations - Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach, School of Nursing, poses for a photo.

Women Life Freedom Movement Roundtable Discussion Recording: On December 8, UCSF leaders and scholars discussed the current protests in Iran and the Women Life Freedom movement during a roundtable webinar event. Check out the Recording.

Meet the 2022 Chancellor Awards for Diversity Awardees: Chancellor Sam Hawgood recognized 10 individuals from the UCSF community with awards in four categories. Explore the awardees' stories

Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS, Named Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs: Dr. Mangurian, a community psychiatrist dedicated to promoting mental health equity, is nationally recognized for her work promoting gender equity in medicine. Learn more about the appointment.

Dan Lowenstein’s Final Issue of ExpressoLowenstein reflects on his seven years and 10 months serving as UCSF’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost. Check out Expresso.

Upcoming Events

Today - Dec. 15

Achieving Pharmacoequity: A Prescription for Health Justice - Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Today - Dec. 15

The BALANCE Faculty Panel Series Presents: Decolonizing Global Health

Dec. 16

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training - SESSION 2

Dec. 16

Health Equity Scholarship in Progress Workshops

Jan. 10 

Neonatal Nephrology: Identity Risk Factors and Unconscious and Implicit Bias

Don't want to miss any events? Always stay up to date with our events list. Visit the ODO Events page.

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