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The recipient of the 100000th dose holds out her vaccination card
UCSF’s 100,000th Dose: Dorita “Doy” Fernandez, left, a UCSF patient and recipient of our 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, displays her vaccine card after receiving her shot from Sabrina Suen, RN, a nurse with the COVID-19 Occupational Health Clinic at the Parnassus Heights campus.

Our expert explains how its different, why its one dose, and whether it can stand up to the new variants.

Six star scientists gather in a (Zoom) room to discuss how this pandemic will end and how to prevent the next one.

The cuts aim to keep campus housing rents below San Francisco market rates.

Insufficient sleep has emerged as a key predictor of how well our immune system responds to vaccination.

These chemicals likely have been in people, including pregnant women, for some time, but were undetectable by older technology.

“This groundbreaking agreement will allow for more open, equitable access to information,” said UC President Michael V. Drake, MD.

Participate in a Blood Drive: As people shelter at home, there has been a critical nationwide blood shortage. Help save a life by donating blood on March 25 or 26 »

Apply to be the Next Staff Advisor to the Regents (2021 - 2023): Applications for the position of staff advisor to the Regents are now being accepted, offering a unique opportunity to represent and serve your colleagues. Applications are due Friday, April 9 »

Tidelands Earns LEED-Gold Status: The Tidelands is the university’s first residential development to earn LEED-Gold Certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Learn about what qualifies The Tidelands for this certification »

Custom Fitness Classes: Invite your friends, relatives, or co-workers from far and wide for a 60-minute custom fitness class. Book a class with a certified fitness instructor »

Campus Housing Expansion for UCSF Faculty: UCSF Housing Services will open a 71-unit apartment building near the Mount Zion campus this summer. Learn more about the new housing at Mount Zion »

Annual Transportation Survey Results: The pandemic upended many aspects of our lives, including our commutes. Learn about the impacts »

Catalyst Awards Summer Internship Program: The internship provides an opportunity to be part of an innovative project team to learn about early translational research and the process of translating academic discoveries into products for patient benefit. Learn more and apply here by May 28 »
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Wellness Corner
Observe National Sleep Week by joining UCSF sleep expert Aric Prather, PhD, this Friday to learn why sleep is the key ingredient for health and wellbeing. Visit for this and other wellness resources for quality sleep.
Virtual Events
Mar. 23

What does the future look like for offices, schools, and businesses? What happens to a generation emerging from feelings of grief, isolation, and anxiety? Will we be able – and do we want to – return to our pre-pandemic lives? 

Mar. 25

This forum will address racism’s impact on UCSFs health system. We will discuss the current climate, opportunities, gaps, and initiatives.