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Black History Month officially begins on Wednesday, February 1.

Explore events and resources celebrating and honoring the month.

UCSF Responds to Video Footage

Out of Memphis and Recent Mass Shootings

Support and Resources

Drop-In Healing Space & Breathing Room in Remembrance of Tyre Nichols

2/1/202 | 9am-10am | Zoom Meeting ID: 987 0727 4746 (log in via UCSF)

UCSF students, staff and faculty are invited to attend.

The UCSF Asian American Pacific Islander Coalition (AAPIC) offers ideas for community support on this webpage:

UCSF support services are available if you need assistance:


Advancing Excellence in Staff Recruitment Program: Via the program, UCSF hired three new leaders — Garima Srivastava, Antonio “Tony” Fonseca and Cecilia Chang. Learn more: New Leaders.

UCSF MERC Emerging Health Equity Scholar Award: The purpose of this award is to recognize and celebrate junior researchers’ contributions to health equity research and commitment to achieving health equity. Learn more: Emerging Health Equity Scholar Award.

Women of UCSF Health Spotlight Nominations: The Women of UCSF Health Spotlight Committee highlights outstanding women from the UCSF community for their work, service and commitment. Submit a nomination via the submission form. And check out past spotlights on the committee's homepage.

New Supplier Diversity Section in BearBuy: As part of the UCSF Anchor Institution Mission and Supply Chain Management Value Improvement Project Team efforts, BearBuy now includes a Supplier Diversity section to assist departments with their diverse spend goals. Learn more: Diversity section in BearBuy.

Pilot and Feasibility Program - Accepting Applications: A collaboration between Stanford, UCSF and Kaiser Permanente, the program fosters and supports two year-long pilot projects in diabetes translational research led by promising early stage investigators. Apply now: Pilot and Feasibility Program.

Upcoming Events

Feb. 1-28

Black History Month @ UCSF

Feb. 1

Healing and Listening Space in Remembrance of Tyre Nichols

Zoom Meeting ID: 987 0727 4746 (must be logged in via UCSF)

Feb. 7

Centering Black Women and Birthing People to Achieve Perinatal Health Equity

Feb. 8

Inclusive Leadership

Feb. 16

"Access Lunch and Learn:" Accessible PowerPoints 101

Feb. 21

EJE: Restorative Justice in Education with Larissa Thomas

Feb. 22 

Development, Evaluation and Dissemination of the American Indian Life Skills Suicide Prevention Intervention

Feb. 22 

Examining Stress & Adversity with Aging Biomarkers and Cardiometabolic Health in Black & White Women

Feb. 25 

The Black Caucus at UCSF Presents: 31st Annual Black Heritage Month Gala

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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