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UCSF Mourns the Loss of Bay Area Philanthropist Gerson Bakar (1928-2017)

Jun 20, 2017
The UCSF community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gerson Bakar, a real estate developer whose philanthropic vision and leadership made an enduring impact on health care, Jewish community organizations, and education throughout the Bay Area.

UCSF Rallies Community to Raise $200K in AIDS Walk San Francisco

Jun 20, 2017
With more than 10 teams already formed, UCSF is looking to beat last year’s fundraising total by raising $200,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco.

UC Regents Approve Building Plans for 3 Projects in Mission Bay, Dogpatch

Jun 20, 2017
The UC Board of Regents have approved plans for three new UCSF building projects, including a new neuroscience building on the Mission Bay campus as well as a new psychiatry building and student housing in the nearby Dogpatch neighborhood.

User-Friendly Decision-Making Tools Help Older Adults Make Choices for Future Medical Care

Jun 20, 2017
A user-friendly website and advance directive form given directly to patients can be highly effective in empowering older adults to plan for their future medical care.

When Women Are Fully Informed about Pelvic Exams, Desire for the Exam Plummets

Jun 20, 2017
Providing healthy women with information about pelvic examinations, including a professional society’s strong recommendation against them, substantially decreases the patients’ desire for the exam.

Video Imaging Reveals How Immune Cells Sense Danger

Jun 20, 2017
How T cells feel out intruders rapidly and reliably enough to nip infections and other threats in the bud has remained a mystery to researchers.

UCSF Medical Center Ranked as One of 2017 America’s Best Employers by Forbes

Jun 20, 2017
The UCSF Medical Center has ranked No. 52 on the 2017 Forbes list of America’s Best Employers.

UCSF Fresno Names Ivan Albert Gomez as Chief of Family and Community Medicine

Jun 20, 2017
After a nationwide search, UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program recently announced the appointment of Ivan Albert Gomez as Chief of Family and Community Medicine and Vice-Chair of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF.

12 Areas Around Campus Selected for Improvements After Competition

Jun 20, 2017
A campus entrance is one of 12 areas around UCSF selected for improvements through the First Impression Areas Contest.

UCSF’s Class of 2017 on Lessons Learned Inside, Outside of Classroom

Jun 20, 2017
The UCSF class of 2017 answers questions about challenges, lessons learned and advice they would give their first-year selves.

3 UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2017

Jun 20, 2017
Three UCSF faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors accorded to American scientists.

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