News and announcements from UCSF Office of Diversity & Outreach
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service - Monday, January 18
MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage everyone to volunteer to support and help improve their communities.

MLK Day 2021: Black Voices and Leadership Community Panel
Tues., Jan. 19, 12pm - 1pm
Join the Multicultural Resource Center and the Office of Diversity and Outreach to virtually honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The panel will discuss how to amplify Black voices, Black leadership, and the work of local community-based organizations that are rooted in affirming Black life and liberation.

New Required Training Module on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UCSF is launching a mandatory training module, Foundations of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, in late January. Developed by the Office of Diversity and Outreach and the UCSF Education Task Force, the training module is an important first step in our collective effort to live our PRIDE Values and ensure that our Campus and Health system are free of bias, discrimination, and hate.

Anti-racism Town Hall - Focus on Faculty
Fri., Jan. 29, 12pm - 1:15pm
This is the third in a series of quarterly town hall meetings focusing on UCSF’s Anti-racism Initiative. The forum will address racism’s impact on faculty and discuss the current climate, opportunities, gaps, and initiatives.

Webinar & Discussion: Anti-Blackness and Its Link to Racism, Power, and Privilege
Wed., Feb. 17, 12pm - 1:30pm
In celebration of Black History Month at UCSF, this webinar will focus on strategies to help diminish biased attitudes that affect decision-making.

UCSF Virtual Staff Resource Day
Fridays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 9am - 4pm
Coming in February, three days of presentations and drop-in sessions via Zoom to support the professional and personal growth of UCSF staff employees.

Fourth Annual Student Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion
Thurs., Feb. 18, 12pm - 1:30pm
Join UCSF's Student Leaders in a discussion on the state of UCSF regarding data and support for marginalized groups, allyship, institution-wide policy, and inclusive curriculum.

Stanford University School of Medicine’s Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Application deadline: Feb. 8

Propel is an inclusive training program for outstanding postdoctoral scholars focused on academic careers. Learn more and apply here.

2021 Founders Day Chancellor Awards Nominations
Nomination through: Feb. 17

These awards recognize and celebrate our colleagues for their extraordinary contributions to the university, as well as to the larger local and global community. Click on each award to learn more and to make a nomination.