News and announcements from UCSF Office of Diversity & Outreach
February is Black History Month
"Black History is not just our history, it is world history."

UCSF Virtual Staff Resource Day
Fridays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 9am - 4pm
Join us for three days of presentations and drop-in sessions via Zoom to support the professional and personal growth of UCSF staff employees.
Medical Students
Pay It Forward with
Hope Fellow Scholarship
Deadline: Apr. 2
The Hope Fellowship Scholarship bridges the gap in mentorship and financial resources for underrepresented and first generation medical school applicants.

Women of UCSF Health Spotlight Featured LaMisha Hill, PhD, Director of Multicultural Affairs
Congratulations to Dr. LaMisha Hill for being featured in the Women of UCSF Health's newsletter.

Report on Advancing Equity for Immigration-Impacted Students
Tues., Feb. 16, 12pm
Learn about the new report and practices to advance equity for all students affected by unjust immigration policies.

New Required Foundations of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Training

The Foundations of DEI training is an important step we're taking together as an institution to cement our commitment to anti-racism, dismantling systems of inequities, and living the full meaning of our Principles of Community and PRIDE Values. To access the training, look for an email from sent on Jan. 25.

Watch the Anti-racism Town Halls
UCSF leaders have launched a series of quarterly town halls focused on progress made and next steps in the UCSF plan to dismantle systemic racism and combat anti-Blackness across the enterprise. Watch:

UC-HBCU 2020-21 Request for Proposal
Application deadline: Mar. 15

For UC faculty interested in developing an inclusive educational environment of excellence, the goal of the UC-HBCU Initiative is to increase the number of scholars from Historically Black Colleges and Universities completing UC academic doctoral programs.

Call for Applications: Center for Aging in Diverse Communities (CADC) Scientist Program
Application due: Mar. 11 at 5pm

CADC aims to enhance aging research in minority populations and increase involvement of minority investigators in aging research. They are now calling for scientists who will conduct pilot studies to investigate research questions within the scope of CADC’s goals among older African American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Native American/American Indian populations, or sexual and gender minorities of any race/ethnicity.