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Lucey, executive vice dean and vice dean for education at the UCSF School of Medicine and a national leader in education, has been appointed executive vice chancellor and provost in January 2023.

The promising but experimental therapy received fast-track approval from the FDA for the treatment of infantile-onset Pompe.

Study finds that e-cigarettes and marijuana cigarettes have many of the potential harmful effects of smoking tobacco.

School of Nursing community members are leading projects addressing health equity and informing policy.

Modified Thanksgiving Shuttle Schedule: There will be limited shuttle service from Monday, Nov. 21 to Wednesday, Nov. 23. No shuttle service will be available on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25. View the limited schedule »

UC-UAW Negotiations and Strike Update: The University of California is currently in contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers. On behalf of the entire UC system, the Office of the President is negotiating in good faith, and we remain hopeful that a fair and equitable agreement will be reached soon. Learn more about the negotiations or review the strike impacts at UCSF
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Wellness Corner: Aim for 30 minutes of movement each day. Don’t have a whole 30 minutes to spare? Break them up into three 10-minute segments; bite size efforts still add up! Check out for wellbeing resources including the Step It Up challenge for the holiday season »
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Staff Appreciation Breakfasts are a series of events that bring our UCSF community together and celebrate our great people. It’s a time to thank you for your hard work and invite all onsite and telework employees to attend a breakfast. Here’s this year’s breakfast schedule:  

  • Parnassus Heights: Moffitt Café, Friday, Dec. 9, 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
  • Mission Bay Hospitals and Campus: William and Susan Oberndorf Auditorium,Tuesday, Dec. 13, 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  
  • UCSF Fresno: Catered lunch in UCSF Fresno Room 136 and Amphitheater, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Click here for more information. 
  • Mount Zion: Mount Zion Café, Thursday, Dec. 15, 7 a.m. – 9 a.m.  
  • Oakland: Redwood Café, Friday, Dec. 16, 6:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.