Essential news for the UCSF community

The Bakar Aging Research Institute aims to help people remain healthy and vibrant in later life.

From her nine days in space to her four decades at UCSF, Millie was a champion for science.

Mice with the modified protein gained only half the weight of other mice, even on a high-fat diet.

The more traumatic events before age 12, the faster immune cells age.

Award-Winning Work: Seven months ago UCSF health workers volunteered to support COVID response in the Navajo Nation. Photos from their time with the community were among several projects by UCSF communicators to win awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Learn more about the awards » 
Lotus Flower Icon
Wellness Tip
Actively engage in Black History Month. Explore at least one resource from our Multicultural Resource Center
Standby Vaccines: Given the frequent availability of a few remaining COVID-19 vaccine doses at the end of each day, UCSF has created a standby system for UCSF employees and learners who are eligible for the vaccine. Learn more or join the waitlist if eligible » 

COVID-19 Self-Testing Via Vending Machines: Any asymptomatic UCSF employee or learner with an active UCSF ID badge will be able to access one test per week. Learn where they are and how they work » 
Philip R Lee at Washington DC capitol building as a younger man
Celebrating the Life of Former Chancellor Philip R. Lee

Join a virtual event honoring the life of Phillip R. Lee, a fierce advocate for racial equity and health care reform who founded the Institute for Health Policy Studies.

Virtual Events
Pamela Alston portrait
Recognizing Black History Makers

“When I could not do it for myself, I did it for the Black Caucus.”

UCSF alumna Pamela Alston, DDS, MPP, reflects on her experience as a student in the 1970s, and what it’s been like to return to UCSF to support student-led anti-racism efforts. 

Each week during Black History Month, the UCSF social media channels are recognizing members of the UCSF community and celebrating Black culture and activism.