UCSF continues to monitor the effect of wildfires on air quality on campus and in our communities, which led to unhealthy levels last week. Yet science is only beginning to understand how wildfire smoke affects our health, but its secret may lie in the size of the particles it emits.
BEST – the UCSF Benioff Oakland Braddock Emotional Support Team – will use a $6.6 million gift to expand to 28 medical clinics, allowing more young patients and their families to receive mental and behavioral care.
Take 5-Minute Communications Survey: UCSF is looking for feedback from all faculty, staff and learners on communications across its various channels – UCSF.edu, e-newsletters, social media and town halls. Please take this short survey by Friday, Sept. 29. Those who give their name can enter for a chance to win a weekly drawing for a $50 gift card.Voice your opinion »
Protect Yourself from Ransomware:Learn how hackers trick you into infecting your devices with ransomware and what you can do to stop them. Everyone who completes the quiz is entered for a chance to win one of six $50 Amazon gift cards. Take the quiz »
Get Your Flu Shot at Clinics Starting Today:UCSF Occupational Health Services' annual flu vaccinations for faculty, staff, students and volunteers begin Wednesday, Sept. 6. Protect yourself, your co-workers, family and community. The compliance deadline for UCSF employees, physicians and learners to get their flu shot is Wednesday, Nov. 1. View the schedule »
Be the Change You Want to See at UCSF:Gender Recognition and Lived Name Policy Change Champions are needed to help make the implementation of the policy a success across UCSF. Become a Change Champion and make new friends, advance change you care about and be recognized for your efforts. Sign up now »
Support LGBTQ Community One Pin at a Time: A UCSF academic research specialist created the Pride Pin Pledge as an assignment for a professional development opportunity. What followed was a movement that inspired colleagues throughout UCSF and beyond to show their support of the LGBTQ+ community.Read the story »
UCSF Fresno Offers Mini Med School: UCSF Fresno presents the 12th annual installment of Mini Med School, a public lecture series where attendees hear from experts and learn about local trends in medicine and health sciences. This four-session series will take place at UCSF Fresno on consecutive Thursday evenings from September 7-28.Register now »
UCSF Block Party is Back:Put on your dancing shoes, grab a pal and meet us at Block Party 11 on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gene Friend Way Plaza at UCSF Mission Bay. Festivities include music, a chalk drawing contest, games, drag queen bingo and more. Mark your calendar »
Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort takes place September 1 to October 31. With treats, entertainment, decor and some of our favorite rides, it’s no wonder Halloween Time is one of the most popular times to visit. Mention “UCSF Employees” to receive the discount.